List of CMD or Command Prompt keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10

If you use the Command Line frequently, then here is a list of CMD or Command Prompt keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10, that will help you work quicker.

Command Prompt keyboard shortcuts

Command Prompt keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcut Action
 

Ctrl+C

 

Copy the selected text

 

Ctrl+V

 

Paste the selected text

 

Ctrl+M

 

Enter Mark mode

 

Alt+selection key

 

Begin selection in block mode

 

Arrow keys

 

Move the cursor in the direction specified

 

Page up

 

Move the cursor by one page up

 

Page down

 

Move the cursor by one page down

 

Ctrl+Home

 

Move the cursor to the beginning of the buffer

 

Ctrl+End

 

Move the cursor to the end of the buffer

 

Ctrl+Up arrow

 

Move up one line in the output history

 

Ctrl+Down arrow

 

Move down one line in the output history

 

Ctrl+Home

 

If the command line is empty, move the viewport to the top of the buffer. Otherwise, delete all the characters to the left of the cursor in the command line. (History navigation)

 

Ctrl+End

 

If the command line is empty, move the viewport to the command line. Otherwise, delete all the characters to the right of the cursor in the command line. (History navigation)

Do take a look at the complete list of Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10 too.

If you are looking for more tips to work better with CMD, these Command Prompt tips & tricks will help you get started.

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