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Since: Version 20220319-142410-0fcdea07

The functionality described in this section requires version 20220319-142410-0fcdea07 of wezterm, or a more recent version.

Activate the Launcher Menu in the current tab, scoping it to a set of items and with an optional title.

The arguments are a lua table with the following keys:

  • flags - required; the set of flags that specifies what to show in the launcher
  • title - optional; the title to show in the tab while the launcher is active

The possible flags are listed below. You must explicitly list each item that you want to include in the launcher. If you only specify "FUZZY" then you will see an empty launcher:

  • "FUZZY" - activate in fuzzy-only mode. By default the launcher will allow using the number keys to select from the first few items, as well as vi movement keys to select items. Pressing / will enter fuzzy filtering mode, allowing you to type a search term and reduce the set of matches. When you use the "FUZZY" flag, the launcher activates directly in fuzzy filtering mode.
  • "TABS" - include the list of tabs from the current window
  • "LAUNCH_MENU_ITEMS" - include the launch_menu items
  • "DOMAINS" - include multiplexing domains
  • "KEY_ASSIGNMENTS" - include items taken from your key assignments
  • "WORKSPACES" - include workspaces
  • "COMMANDS" - include a number of default commands (Since: Version 20220408-101518-b908e2dd)

The flags can be joined together using a | character, so "TABS|DOMAINS" is an example of a set of flags that will include both tabs and domains in the list.

This example shows how to make ALT-9 activate the launcher directly in fuzzy matching mode, and have it show only tabs:

config.keys = {
    key = '9',
    mods = 'ALT',
    action = wezterm.action.ShowLauncherArgs { flags = 'FUZZY|TABS' },