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Re: cygwin -- getting *shell* to parse pipes & other unix cmd-line stuff
Re: cygwin -- getting *shell* to parse pipes & other unix cmd-line stuff?
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 19:07:36 +0200
> From: address@hidden (David Combs)
> Date: 3 Oct 2012 00:39:30 -0400
> On XP, I've been using cygwin and emacs for some time now.
> One thing I have (incorrectly?) noted:
> If I do START --> run --> cmd-window, and get that
> little white-on-black blackboard-like window, yes
> I can run sh, etc, and it all seems to work, even
> complicated command-lines.
> A problem with that (horrible) method is that:
> a: there's no way to "paste" a long command or anything
> else into that window -- you have to type everything
> in *by hand*. So lots of typos you wouldn't have
> if you could just cut from somewhere and pasted
> into that blackboard-like window.
Right-click the title bar of the cmd window and select Edit->Paste.
> b: no way to get it to go full-screen.
> c: and so on.
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