Xshell provides a number of toolbar buttons for commonly used tasks and commands.

The list below describes the toolbar buttons.

Button Name Description
New Opens the New Session Properties dialog box.
Open Opens the Sessions dialog box.
Close Closes the connection.
Properties Opens the Properties dialog box for the currently open session or the default session when a session is not opened.
Copy Copies selected text to the Windows clipboard.
Paste Pastes the Clipboard contents to the terminal.
Start Logging Starts logging
Stop Logging Stops logging
Find Opens the Find dialog box.
Print Opens the Print dialog box.
Color Scheme Opens the Color Schemes dialog box.
Encoding Lists all available encodings for output language.
New Terminal Opens a new Xshell window. If this button is clicked while a session is connected, Xshell starts a new terminal session with the corresponding session information.
New File Transfer If Xftp™ is installed, it opens a new Xftp window. If this button is clicked while a session is connected, a new Xftp session is created with the corresponding session information. If Xftp is not installed, Xshell starts its own file transfer session.
Help Opens the Xshell Help system.
About Opens the About Xshell dialog box that contains information about Xshell and license. Also in this dialog box you can enter product key.
User Key Manager Opens the User Keys dialog box.
Host Key Manager Opens the Host Keys dialog box.
Xagent Starts Xagent.
Xactivator Starts Xactivator.