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Commands

The following commands are available in nRF Terminal:

Command Definition
nRF Terminal: Start terminal Starts the terminal, prompts for settings, and connects to the serial port
nRF Terminal: Stop terminal Stops the terminal and disconnects from the serial port
nRF Terminal: Switch to line mode Switches the terminal to 'line' mode
nRF Terminal: Switch to character mode Switches the terminal to 'character' mode
nRF Terminal: Clear Clears the contents of the terminal.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Commonly used shortcuts to Copy (Ctrl+C), and Paste (Ctrl+V) for a selected item do not work in the terminal environment. These character sequences are used for other purposes in terminal applications. Instead the approaches are the following:

Function Windows and Linux macOS
Copy Ctrl+Ins Cmd+C
Paste Shift+Ins Cmd+V

Note

To save the contents of the nRF Terminal Panel View into a file, click on the Save Terminal Output to File button in the Panel Toolbar. This will save the output to a text file in your working directory. The button will only be visible in the Toolbar once you have connected a device to the terminal.

Save Terminal Output to File button