Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Open a command prompt in the current directory

Type "cmd" in the address bar

This has been blogged elsewhere, but I was *so* amazed to see this that I needed to share it. All credit goes to Tom (@photomoose) for doing this while I was watching.

If you have Windows Explorer open and need a command prompt in that directory:

Go to the address bar, remove the directory name and enter "cmd"

Press enter, and voilĂ , your command prompt, initialised to the current directory.

Shift-Right Click

Thanks to John (@imaji) for this tip.

If you hold Shift and right-click in Windows Explorer, you get an item added on the popup menu. The non-shift version looks like this:

But with shift held down, you get this:

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