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Chapter 4: Using ExtraPuTTY

This chapter describes all the configuration options in PuTTY.

PuTTY is configured using the control panel that comes up before you start a session. Some options can also be changed in the middle of a session, by selecting ‘Change Settings’ from the window menu.

4.1 The session panel

The Session configuration panel contains the basic options you need to specify in order to open a session at all, and also allows you to save your settings to be reloaded later.

4.1.1 ExtraPuTTY 0ptions

4.2 The ExtraPuTTY panel

The Session configuration panel contains the basic options you need to specify in order to open a session at all, and also allows you to save your settings to be reloaded later.

4.2.1 Window 0ptions

4.2.2 Trace

4.3 Specific settings

The specific settings configuration panel contains :

panel

TimeStamp Format

specifierReplaced byExample
%aAbbreviated weekday name *Thu
%AFull weekday name * Thursday
%bAbbreviated month name *Aug
%BFull month name *August
%cDate and time representation *Thu Aug 23 14:55:02 2001
%dDay of the month (01-31)23
%HHour in 24h format (00-23)14
%IHour in 12h format (01-12)02
%jDay of the year (001-366)235
%mMonth as a decimal number (01-12)08
%MMinute (00-59)55
%pAM or PM designationPM
%SSecond (00-61)02
_MILMilliseconds (000-999)678
%UWeek number with the first Sunday as the first day of week one (00-53)33
%wWeekday as a decimal number with Sunday as 0 (0-6)4
%WWeek number with the first Monday as the first day of week one (00-53)34
%xDate representation *08/23/01
%XTime representation *14:55:02
%yYear, last two digits (00-99)01
%YYear2001
%ZTimezone name or abbreviationCDT
%%A % sign%

4.4 zmodem settings

panel

4.5 Environment Variables


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