About Navigating and Editing in the Command Windows
You can edit text in the command window to run or correct commands and system variables.
Navigate the Standard Command Window
The command window is where you initiate commands and respond to prompts by entering
values. It also provides a history of past activities and VCadance on what to do next.
In the following example, the temporary prompt history is displayed above an undocked
Use standard keys to operate within the command window:
|Move cursor horizontally||Left and Right Arrow keys|
|Cycle through commands used in current session||Up and Down Arrow keys|
|Remove selected values||Delete key|
|Remove selected values or remove character in front of cursor||Backspace key|
|Specify an option||Click the option or enter the capitalized letter|
|End command and clear command window||Esc|
|Cycle between Command, System Variable, and Content Search lists||Tab key|
Change Command Prompt Settings
The Customize button provides several ways to modify the display and behavior of
the command window:
- Input Settings. Sets what is displayed in the command line suggestion list as you enter a command.
For example, you can specify options to automatically complete commands, to display
a list of suggested commands, or to delay or turn off the suggestion list display.
The checkmark indicates that the option is turned on.
- Lines of Prompt History. Sets how many lines are displayed in the temporary prompt history.
- Input Search Options. Opens the Input Search Options dialog box, where you can modify the input settings
in addition to turning them on or off.
- Transparency. Sets the transparency of the undocked command line and temporary prompt history.
- Options. Opens the Options dialog box, where you can change the background and text display
of the command line options.
Use the Text Window
The text window is similar to the command window except that it displays a complete
history of the prompts and responses in the current work session. When the command
window is docked or closed, press F2 to open the text window. The LIST command, which
displays detailed information about the objects you select, also opens the text window
if the command window is docked or closed.
You can navigate the text window the same way you navigate the command window. Because
it contains more information, you can also do the following:
|Move backward and forward in text window||Scroll bars or mouse wheel|
|Move to beginning or end of text window||Home and End keys|
|Select sections of text||Shift + arrow key, Shift + Home key, Shift + End key|
|Copy all text to Clipboard||COPYHIST command|
|Save commands to log file||LOGFILEON command|
|Repeat previous command sequence||Select the sequence and press Ctrl+C. At the command line, press Ctrl+V.|
Use the Extended Command History
You can also display an extended command history without opening a separate window.
If the command window is not docked, pressing F2 causes a list of commands and prompts
that you have used to expand up or down from the command line.
You can navigate the extended command history the same way you navigate the text window.
u can edit text in the command window to run or correct commands and system variables. Navigate the Standard Command Window The command window is …… Edit command information for MS-DOS and the Windows command line. … Tip: Pressing Alt allows you to quickly navigate through edit without …… Open a Windows command line window by following the steps below. …. Now with your basic understanding of navigating the command line let's start creating … You can create a new file from the command line using the edit …… If you are changing boot options for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, … At a command prompt, navigate to the root of the boot directory.navigate to your installation directory ( C:\Python34\ ), open the … Atom: A new code editor available for Windows, Mac and Linux. … A console (or 'terminal', or 'command prompt') is a textual way to interact with your OS, …… IDLE has two main window types, the Shell window and the Editor window. … This is similar to executing a file with python -i file at a command line. … help file for IDLE detailing the menu options, basic editing and navigation, …