If you're a Win XP user you know frustrating it can be using the command
prompt... especially if you need to type a long string of commands, or
worse, a subdirectory.
Well, believe it or not, there is a way to drop in text faster into the
windows command prompt. It's called Quick Edit and here's how use it:
1. Open the command prompt by either clicking Start, All Programs,
Accessories, Command Prompt, or by clicking Start, Run then typing in
"cmd" and pressing enter.
2. Click on the C: icon in the top left and select Properties.
3. Place a check in Quick Edit Mode and click OK.
Now you can copy text from a window, web browser or whatever and paste
it into the command line with just a right click.
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