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Terminal is a multi-tabbed terminal emulator that Microsoft developed for Windows 10 and later to replace the Windows console. It can run any command line app, including any Windows terminal emulator, on a separate tab.

Windows Terminal Warning Insert Multiple Lines

Windows Terminal Warning: You are about to paste text that contains multiple lines

When pasting multiple lines from the clipboard in Windows Terminal, the warning message appears:

  You are about to paste text that contains multiple lines. If you paste this text into your shell, it may result in the unexpected execution of commands. Do you wish to continue?

Windows Terminal Warning, You are about to paste text that contains multible lines.

When working in the shell, the security warning can be useful, but when editing it is more of a handicap, but there is the suitable option “multiLinePasteWarning” which can be set from true to false.

"$schema": "https://aka.ms/terminal-profiles-schema",
"defaultProfile": "PowerShell",
"alwaysShowTabs": true,
"copyFormatting": "none",
"copyOnSelect": true,,
"multiLinePasteWarning": false,

After the Windows Terminal setting with Ctrl+, and open JSON file, under the section $schema the option “multiLinePasteWarning”: false has been inserted, the warning for multi-line pasting no longer appears.