Windows CMD or Command Prompt is just like old version of DOS (Disk operating system) which allow us to computing using commands. By Default Windows do not allow users to Copy text and Paste it in Command prompt Or Copy text from Command prompt and paste it elsewhere. But there is an option in CMD itself to enable Copy & Paste Text in Windows Command Prompt.
This tutorial is about to share how to enable Copying and Pasting texts in Windows Command prompt and applicable to any version of windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows XP too. One of the main advantage of this will be that you can copy any command that you find on the internet or from any word/excel file and paste it directly in Windows CMD and execute that command just like that.
How to Enable Copy Paste in Windows CMD:
- Open CMD, Just type “CMD” in search or Press Win + X key to select Command Prompt.
- Right Click on the Title of the CMD window and Select Properties.
- You will see a Pop up Window coming up, Now on the Right hand side, Under Edit Options, Just Check Quick Edit Mode and click OK
Now everything is Done, Just Copy and paste any text from CMD windows or Anywhere vise versa using CTRL + C and CTRL + V keys.
Note: In Newer Windows 10 this feature is already activated and right click will work as paste (CTRL + V).
This even a small trick which doesn’t Limit you to just Text you can even copy File or Folder path and paste it in CMD. Everything that you have to type manually can be copied from somewhere and pasted directly to CMD.