How to Copy Texts from Windows Command Prompt Screen

When you work in Windows Command Prompt or terminal you may want to copy some text on the Command Prompt to save it as a documentation, source for further analytic, or other interest. This posting will try to bring how to copy texts, scripts, characters, commands, or codes from Windows Command Prompt Screen and then paste to Notepad, Wordpad, Microsoft Word, Libre Office Writer, Abiword, etc. Let’s start to do it,

  1. Right click on the command prompt/terminal area
  2. Chose Mark to highlight the texts that we want to copy using mouse or using combination Shift and Arrow key in keyboard. You also could choose Select All if you want to copy all of character on the Command Prompt screen.
  3. After highlighting the text or characters that you want to copy then press Enter. By pressing the Enter key, the data will be copied to clipboard and ready to be pasted to other text editors or word processors.
  4. Open the Notepad, Wordpad, Microsoft Word, Libre Office Writer, or Abiword. Then paste using tool bar or just using keyboard key combination of Ctrl and V

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