Switching tmux windows faster with alt+number
October 11, 2020 ‐ 1 min read
I'm switching quite often. So the default tmux binding of
<prefix> <number> starts to feel a bit expensive. I therefor decided that I wanted to switch tmux windows with
This is pretty similar to how I switch workspaces in i3, my window manager (I should checkout sway once, heard it was nice). And the same as in Google Chrome actually.
You can add these alt+number keybindings by putting the following in your
# ~/.tmux.conf # Switch windows alt+number bind-key -n M-1 select-window -t 1 bind-key -n M-2 select-window -t 2 bind-key -n M-3 select-window -t 3 bind-key -n M-4 select-window -t 4 bind-key -n M-5 select-window -t 5 bind-key -n M-6 select-window -t 6 bind-key -n M-7 select-window -t 7 bind-key -n M-8 select-window -t 8 bind-key -n M-9 select-window -t 9