How to Enable Copy Paste feature in CMD – Windows

As you know that by default Windows do not allow users to Copy text and Paste it in Command prompt or Copy some text from Command prompt and paste it some elsewhere. But there is an option in CMD itself that will enable Copy & Paste feature in Windows Command Prompt.

This tutorial will help you to learn how to enable Copy and Paste feature in Windows Command prompt. Once the feature is enabled, you can copy any command either from Internet or any other docs and paste it directly in CMD.

How to Enable Copy Paste feature in CMD?


Go to START > Type CMD and Press Enter to open command prompt.


Once the command prompt is opened, Right Click on the Title of the command prompt window and Select Properties as shown in the below snapshot.

command prompt properties


You will see a Pop up Window as show in below snapshot, Now check Quick Edit Mode under Edit Options and click OK.

command prompt properties


Once everything is Done, you can check whether the feature is working or not.

Now just copy this text dir from here and paste it by just Right click on CMD. You will see that the text is been pasted automatically in CMD.

If you have to copy any text from CMD, select the text and press CTRL+C on keyboard. Your text is copied and ready to paste in any document.

That's it!

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