Windows 10 Command Prompt Shortcut Keys Download PDF

Windows 10 Command Prompt Shortcut Keys

Command prompt, additionally called cmd.exe or cmd (after its executable document name), is the command-line interpreter on windows NT, home windows CE, OS/2 and eComStation operating systems. it is the counterpart of COMMAND.COM in DOS and windows 9x structures (wherein it’s also known as “MS-DOS activate”), and analogous to the Unix shells used on Unix-like systems. The initial model of Command spark off for home windows NT become developed by means of Therese Stowell.

Win+R, then type ‘cmd’ – Run Windows Command Promt
Win+X, then C – Start Command Prompt via Power User Commands
Win+X, then A – Start Command Prompt as Administrator via Power User Commands type ‘exit’ – Exit Command Prompt
Alt+Enter – Switch to full-screen mode. Press again to exit full-screen mode

Ctrl+A – Select all text in line (press again to select all text in CMD including complete screen buffer)
Shift+Arrow Left / Arrow Right – Extend selection by on character to the left / to the right
Shift+Control+Arrow Left /Arrow Right – Extend selection by on word to the left / to the right
Shift+Arrow Up /Shift+Arrow Down – Extend selection by one line down / one line up
Shift+Home – Extend selection to beginning of command. Press again to include the path (e.g. C:\Windows) into selection
Shift+End – Extend selection to the end of the current line
Ctrl+Shift+Home / End – Extend selection to the beginning/ to the end of screen buffer
Shift+Page Up / Shift+{Page Down – Extend selection one page up one page down

Home / End – Jump to beginning, jump to end of the line
Ctrl+Arrow Left / Arrow Right – Jump to next / jump to previous Word Ctrl+Arrow Up / Arrow Down – Scroll screen up / Scroll screen down

Ctrl+Backspace – Delete word left to the Cursor
F2, then a…z – From current cursor position , delete up to letter selected Tab – Autocomplete Folder Name
Escape – Clear current line
Ins – Toggle Insert Mode
Ctrl+End – Delete from cursor position to end of line
Ctrl+Home – Delete from cursor position to beginning of line
Ctrl+Z – Signal end of Line; text afterwards will be ignored

Arrow Up / Arrow Down – Scroll through previously used commands
Arrow Right (or F1) – Type previous command character by character. Press and hold works too.
F2, then a…z – Re-type previous command up to letter selected
F3 – Repeat previous Command
F7 – Show history of prevoius commands
Alt+{F7 – Clear Command History
F8 – Move backwards in command history for commands matching current command

Windows 10 Command Prompt Shortcut Keys PDF

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