How do I make URLs clickable from within TTWin?

It can be useful to be able to click URLs from within your terminal window and have them open on the default browser. This saves the hassle of copying and pasting into your browser window manually.

In order to make URLs clickable you will need to use the TTWin Hotspot feature. Follow these steps:

  1. Select the following program menu: Configure > Hotspots > New.
  2. Select the button at the end of the text field Send String to open the Macro Assistant.
  3. Select the Insert After button to add the new macro option.
  4. Choose the Function item from the drop-down list.
  5. Then choose HotSpotURL from the list of available functions.
  6. Click OK to close the Macro Assistant and return to the Configure HotSpot window.
  7. Now select the String to Match button.
  8. A new window will appear, in the top text field String put the text 'http://*' (without quotes).
  9. Enter a single space ' ' in both the Pre Char and Post Char fields.
  10. Click the check box labelled Wildcards.
  11. Click OK to accept the String to Match settings.
  12. Enter any text you like in the HotSpot Description' field.
  13. Click OK to save the HotSpot.

Now all text beginning with 'http://' in your terminal window should be clickable and will open in your default browser.