Command Prompt Line Shortcut Keys & Hot Keys!

Command-lineCommand line is also called the Windows Command line, which processes commands to a computer program. You can also navigate through the files and folders on your computer from the command line. It only uses a keyboard to navigate by entering the commands and does not use a mouse for navigating. It can perform the same task almost like GUI. Compared to GUI, it can perform faster and easier. In this article, we will learn about shortcuts used in Command-Line. Let’s get into this article.


Last Updated on Dec9, 2021

Shortcut Keys for Command line:

Shortcuts Functions.
Ctrl+C Use this key to move back and forward the current program or operation.
F3 Make use of this key to recall the command.
Esc This key is used to discard any partial command input and waits for a new command.
/ Key to moves back and forward to the command history.
Ctrl+Z Signals EOF for DOS, Win, use this key.
Ctrl+d Signals EOF for Unix


This short tutorial will teach the simple Keyboard Shortcut Keys for the Command line. Hope that this article is useful to you. If you have any suggestions/queries, kindly drop them in the below comment section.

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