Enable Copy and Paste in Windows 10 Command Prompt

Learn how to enable copy and paste feature in Windows 10 command prompt window? Step by step guide to enable new key Ctrl shortcuts in the command prompt of Windows 10 PC

Do you want to copy and paste in Command Prompt Window? or

Are you looking for the ways to enable Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V feature in Windows 10 command prompt?

Undoubtedly, Command prompt is the quickest and the most useful way to access anything in Windows operating system. Windows Command Prompt is always the first choice of all Windows users (those users who know very well – how to use command prompt commands in Windows.) whenever it comes to perform any task as soon as possible.

But the most annoying thing with command prompt is that it not allows you to copy and paste in Command Prompt. In simple words, you can’t paste any content inside command prompt using “Ctrl + V” and even you can’t copy any content from command prompt using “Ctrl + C”.

how to enable copy and paste in command prompt on windows 10

In all previous Windows versions, Microsoft did not include the copy and paste feature in Command Prompt. But the most pleasurable news is that the Windows 10 has come up with the option of copy and paste in Command Prompt.

To enable copy and paste feature in Windows 10 command prompt, you need to do a little setup. Here’s – how to enable copy and paste in command prompt on Windows 10 computer:

Enable Copy and Paste in Command Prompt

At first, open a Command Prompt on your Windows 10 computer and right-click on the bar of command prompt window. Now from the options, click on the option of “Properties” as shown in below screenshot:

command prompt

Just after the click, Command Prompt Properties window will appear. Go to “Experimental” tab and simply check the checkbox “Enable new key Ctrl shortcuts” option then click on OK.

copy and paste in command prompt

That’s it! You have successfully enabled the feature of copy and paste in Command Prompt on your Windows 10 PC. From now, you will be able to use all the “Ctrl” commands in command prompt of Windows 10.

Here’s the list of all “Ctrl” commands which can be used after enabling “Enable new Ctrl key shortcuts” option:

  • Ctrl + A → Select all
  • Ctrl + C → Copy
  • Ctrl + F → Find
  • Ctrl + M → Mark
  • Ctrl + V → Paste
  • Ctrl + ↑ / Ctrl + ↓ → Scroll line up or down
  • Ctrl + PgUp / Ctrl + PgDn → Scroll whole page up or down

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