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about_Line_Editing

Line_Editing

 

SHORT DESCRIPTION

    Describes how to edit commands at the Windows PowerShell command prompt. 
 
 

LONG DESCRIPTION

    The Windows PowerShell console has some useful features to help 
    you to edit commands at the Windows PowerShell command prompt.     
 
     
    Move Left and Right 
        To move the cursor one character to the left, press the LEFT ARROW  
        key. To move the cursor one word to the left, press CTRL+LEFT ARROW. 
        To move the cursor one character to the right, press the RIGHT ARROW 
        key. To move the cursor one word to the right, press CTRL+RIGHT ARROW.  
 
 
    Line Start and End 
        To move to the beginning of a line, press the HOME key. To move to the 
        end of a line, press the END key.  
 
 
    Delete Characters 
        To delete the character in behind the cursor, press the BACKSPACE key. 
        To delete the character in front of the cursor, press the DELETE key. 
 
 
    Delete the Remainder of a Line 
        To delete all the characters in the line after the cursor, press  
        CTRL+END. 
 
 
    Insert/Overstrike Mode 
        To change to overstrike mode, press the INSERT key. To return to insert 
        mode, press INSERT again. 
 
 
    Tab Completion 
        To complete a command, such as the name of a cmdlet, a cmdlet  
        parameter, or a path, press the TAB key. If the first suggestion that 
        is displayed is not what you want, press the TAB key again. 
  
 

SEE ALSO

about_Command_Syntax
about_Path_Syntax