Here’s a great tip if you work a lot with the Windows Command Prompt aka cmd.exe. Wouldn’t you just love it if you could easily copy-paste stuff in the Command Prompt window? Well, you can!

  1. Open the Windows Command Prompt via Start > Run > type cmd > OK.
  2. Right click it on the task bar and choose Properties.
  3. In the Options tab, make sure Quick Edit Mode and Insert Mode are both checked:
  4. Press OK.
  5. The Apply Properties dialog will appear. Choose the second options, Save properties for future windows with same title, and press OK.

Done! Now you may:

  • Copy text in the Windows Command Prompt by holding down the left mouse button, marking the relevant text, and pressing ENTER.
  • Paste text by pressing the right mouse button.

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