The Windows Terminal uses a GPU accelerated DirectWrite/DirectX-based text rendering engine. This new text rendering engine will display text characters, glyphs, and symbols present within fonts on your PC, including CJK ideograms, emoji, powerline symbols, icons, programming ligatures, etc. This engine also renders text much faster than the previous Console’s GDI engine!
this can be a huge step for windows REPL julia sessions, what do you think?
Possibly Microsoft should just go to the logical conclusion directly: port Office, fix everything in Wine so that people can run legacy programs, and make “Windows” a theme for a Linux desktop environment.
Copy the entry of Windows Powershell and paste it below (still inside “list”).
3.1 Change the “guid” to make it unique, e.g., simply change one digit in the original “guid”.
3.2 Change “commandline” to the correct path of the Julia executable (julia.exe).
3.3 Change other properties as you like. The JetBrains Mono font is highly recommended. (Of course, you must have it installed on your system first.)
The snapshot of the final result on my system is given below.
Thanks for the write-up, @Shuhua, just one thing. I repeatedly got an error box:
Failed to load settings
Setting could not be reloaded from file. Check for syntax errors including trailing commas. Temporarily using the Windows Terminal default settings.
It turns out that this happens when I just modify a character in the original guid. Instead I used an online guid generator, and then it worked. Maybe you can put this info into your otherwise great guide.