How to Copy Command Prompt Output?

November 6, 2018
How to copy command prompt output

Command Prompt is the command line interpreter that comes bundled with the windows. It is a powerful windows tool that is designed to issue various commands to the system. Many times we come across situations where we are required to copy the output of command prompt. In this article we will show you How to copy command prompt output.

How to copy command prompt output?

It is fairly simple process. Start by opening your command prompt. Follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Press Window+R keys to open the Run dialog box.

run dialog box

Step 2: Type cmd in Run dialog box.

run command prompt

Step 3: Press Enter or hit OK button. It will open command prompt window.

3 changes you must try in Command Prompt

Step 4: Run the command dir to list the directories in your current directory. The output of my current directory looks like:

how to copy output from command prompt

Step 5: Right Click anywhere in command prompt window and Select Mark:

How to copy command prompt output

Step 6: Select the output area you want to copy by dragging the mouse on the command prompt window:

select text in command prompt

Step 7: After you complete the text selection, press Enter. It will copy the text. Now open your notepad and paste the text by using [Ctrl+V] keyboard combination.

You may copy the output of command prompt anywhere you like by using this simple trick.

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