Steps to set customized external terminal in VS Code
Go to File -> Preferences -> User settings
Add one of the following line based on the environment to settings.json file
// to run on OS X "terminal.external.osxExec": "Terminal.app"
// to run on linux "terminal.external.linuxExec": "xterm"
// to run windows "terminal.external.windowsExec": "%COMSPEC%"
For example, if we want to set Git Bash as an external terminal. We can achieve it by providing Git bash exe URL as follows
"terminal.external.windowsExec": "C:\\Program Files\\Git\\bin\\bash.exe"
Restart the VS Code instance to apply the settings.
Keyboard Shortcut to open external terminal in VS Code is Ctrl + Shift + C
Happy Coding 🙂