Enable Quick Edit Mode in Windows 2000 Command Shell


Quick edit mode allows one to use the mouse to select text, cut, copy and paste
in command shell. This mode is not enabled by default. To control the mode
globally, apply the following Windows NT / Windows 2000 / Windows XP registry
hack.

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Key:
Console
Name: QuickEdit
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1 enable quick edit
Value: 0 default – disable quick edit mode

To enable for the current command shell, right-click on the title bar, select
properties, select the options tab and check the QuickEdit
Mode
box. Notice that this is also another method to set QuickEdit mode
globally: select Save properities for future windows with same
title
.

To copy text into the clipboard, select text with the left mouse button and
press Ctrl-C To paste text into the command box, right click the mouse. If at
the commandline, the command process will try to execute the text.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Scroll to Top