If you have played around on a Windows 10 Preview system you may have noticed that it features an improved command prompt.
While you won't notice that right away, as it looks just like always, you will quickly notice changes when you try and paste into the command prompt or copy contents displayed there to the clipboard.
Direct options to copy and paste are not the only changes though. Once you open the preferences you will notice new feature additions that may make life a lot easier, especially if you use the command line a lot.
Some of the features are enabled by default while others need to be enabled first before they become available.
To access the preferences right-click on the command prompt title bar and select properties from the context menu that opens up.
A new window opens up with the usual options to change fonts, colors and the layout. You will also notice an experimental tab that is displayed here that has not been part of previous versions of Windows.
All options but the last two are enabled by default:
These features may not be world changing but they do improve the usability of the command prompt. I like the new keyboard shortcuts and the line wrapping selection the most. What about you? (via Winaero)Advertisement
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