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Re: cygwin -- getting *shell* to parse pipes & other unix cmd-line stuff

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: cygwin -- getting *shell* to parse pipes & other unix cmd-line stuff?
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2012 19:07:36 +0200

> From: (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.
That's it!

> b: no way to get it to go full-screen.

Try Alt-Enter.

> c: and so on.

What else?

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