Although Command Prompt, it’s a practical tool that gives us multiple options, it has a small issue, to copy and paste, the usual shortcuts don’t work.
Today in this tutorial, you will see how to enable the shortcuts Ctrl + C & Ctrl + V in the Command Prompt.
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Method #1: Enable Copy & Paste Shortcuts
- Open the Command Prompt and will right click on the title bar, then select the option “Properties.”
- Now, go to the “Options” tab and check “Enable Ctrl key shortcuts“:
- Click OK to save the changes.
Now you can use the Ctrl + C keys to copy and Ctrl + V to paste directly into the CMD console.
Method #2: Copy & Paste using Edit Menu
Command prompt has an integrated menu from where it will be possible to copy or paste content.
- First, copy the content from somewhere and in the console.
- Right-click on the Title bar and select the option “Edit > Paste“:
The same process applies when you want to copy text from the console.
Method #3: Copy & Paste using the Mouse
Its one of the traditional methods to paste text in the Command Prompt.
- First of all, copy the text to paste.
- Then, just right click on the console and the copied text will automatically be pasted.
As easy as that you can copy and paste content in the Command Prompt