Command Prompt is one of the extremely useful tools on the Windows operating system, making it easy to control the system via the command line. This tool allows users to execute all commands on a machine that normally cannot be accessed in other ways. Let’s find out the following common keyboard shortcuts that Taimienphi.vn has summarized.
In essence, the Command Prompt is based on the use of MS-DOS commands, the first operating system of Microsoft, and the foundation of later Window generations. Command Prompt, also known as CMD, is one of the most useful tools for those who want to explore more about Windows, even on Windows 10 CMD is still retained, if you are using Windows 10 can see the way Open CMD on Windows 10 with Administrator rights here.
Common keyboard shortcuts in the Command Prompt
Open and close Command Prompt:
– Windows + X, Press C: Open Command Prompt in normal mode (Windows 10).
– Windows + X, Press A: Open Command Prompt in Admin mode (Windows 10).
– Windows + R, type CMD: Open Command Prompt in normal mode.
– Alt + F4 (or type “Exit”): Close the Command Prompt window.
– Alt + Enter: Switch from full screen mode to window mode.
Shortcuts for text manipulation:
– Ctrl + Backspace: Delete the word to the left of the apostrophe.
– Tab: Autocomplete folder name.
– Escape: Delete the current line.
– Ctrl + C (Ctrl + Insert): Copy currently selected text.
– F2 + press a letter: Copy the text to the right of the quotes to the letter you enter.
– Ctrl + V (Shift + Insert): Paste text from the Clipboard.
– Backspace: Delete the character to the left of the apostrophe.
– Insert: Toggle insert mode, allowing anything to be inserted at the current position of the prompt.
– Ctrl + Home / End: Delete text from the insertion point at the beginning or end of the current line.
– Ctrl + Z: Mark the end of a line.
– Home / End: Moves the apostrophe to the beginning / end of the current line.
– Ctrl + left / right arrow: Moves the apostrophe to the previous / next word in the current line.
– Ctrl + up / down arrow: Scroll pages up or down without moving the quotes.
– Ctrl + M: Access or exit the bookmark mode. When in marker mode you can use the 4 up, down, left and right arrow keys to move the cursor around the window.
Text selection shortcut:
– Shift + End: Extend current selection to the end of the line.
– Ctrl + A: Select all text on the current line. Click again to select all text on the CMD buffer (CMD Buffer).
– Shift + left / right arrow: Extend current selection by one character to the left or right.
– Shift + Ctrl + left / right arrow: Extend current selection by one word to the left or right.
– Shift + up / down arrow: Extend current selection by one line up or down.
– Shift + Home: Expand the current selection to start a command. Click again to include the link in the selection.
– Ctrl + Shift + Home / End: Extend current selection to the beginning or the end of the buffer.
– Shift + Page Up / Page Down: Expand the current selection of a page up or down.
Keyboard shortcuts with Command history:
– Alt + F7: Clear the command history.
– F3: Repeat the previous command.
– Up / down arrow: Move back and next to used commands.
– F7: Displays history of previous commands. Alternatively you can use the up / down arrow keys to select any command, then press
– Enter to execute the command.
– F8: Moves back to the command history to match current commands.
– Ctrl + C: Cancel the current line being entered or the command being executed.
Above is a basic command and also the common keyboard shortcuts in the Command Prompt, hope to help you in the process of working with CMD as well as discover more from CMD in Windows. For those who are using Windows 8, 7 can see the following CMD commands, with the CMD command This will help you better visualize the CMD Command Prompt through easy to understand examples.