📅 2020-Jun-24 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ windows console ⬩ 📚 Archive
Windows Console is the default terminal emulator used in Windows for its command prompt/shell, for Powershell and for WSL. A replacement called Windows Terminal with modern and Linux-terminal-like features is available for newer versions of Windows 10. However, Windows Console is likely to remain in Windows for eternity due to backwards compatibility.
Copy: Mark the text in the console with mouse. The marked text should be highlighted. Press
Enter to copy.
Paste (using mouse): Click top-left corner of window, choose Edit -> Paste.
Paste (using keyboard): Pasting is pretty common and using a mouse for that is onerous, especially because it involves going through a menu. Thankfully, you can now paste using
Ctrl + Shift + V. To enable this go to Properties -> Options and enable the option Use Ctrl + Shift + C/V as Copy/Paste.