Can I enable "shirft-Insert" for DOS?



Peter Steele
07-10-2005, 12:55 AM
Is there anyway to get shift-insert (paste) to work in DOS?

Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers
07-10-2005, 12:55 AM
Hi Peter,

It's not DOS, it's a command prompt. While many functions will feel
familiar, you are not in a DOS environment but rather an emulator. AFAIK,
those keyboard shortcuts will not work in this environment.

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
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Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"Peter Steele" <psteele@netapp.com> wrote in message
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> Is there anyway to get shift-insert (paste) to work in DOS?
>
>

Pegasus \(MVP\)
07-10-2005, 12:55 AM
"Peter Steele" <psteele@netapp.com> wrote in message
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> Is there anyway to get shift-insert (paste) to work in DOS?
>
>

Special rules apply in a Command Prompt for selecting, copying and pasting:

To select & copy
- Alt+Space bar, E, Enter.
- Navigate to the start of your block
- Hold down the Shift key.
- Use the arrow keys (up/down/left/right) to select your block.
- Press Enter when finished.

To paste:
- To paste into a GUI: Press Shift+Insert or Ctrl+V.
- To paste into a Command Prompt: Press Alt+Space bar, E, P.

Most of these functions can also be carried out with mouse
clicks. To start the process, click the Command Prompt symbol
in the top left-hand corner, then Edit.

Stan Brown
07-10-2005, 12:56 AM
On Thu, 2 Jun 2005 11:56:56 +1000, "Pegasus \(MVP\)" <I.can@fly.com>
wrote:
>Special rules apply in a Command Prompt for selecting, copying and pasting:
>
>To select & copy
>- Alt+Space bar, E, Enter.
>- Navigate to the start of your block
>- Hold down the Shift key.
>- Use the arrow keys (up/down/left/right) to select your block.
>- Press Enter when finished.
>
>To paste:
>- To paste into a GUI: Press Shift+Insert or Ctrl+V.
>- To paste into a Command Prompt: Press Alt+Space bar, E, P.
>
>Most of these functions can also be carried out with mouse
>clicks. To start the process, click the Command Prompt symbol
>in the top left-hand corner, then Edit.

Note: if you've checked QuickEdit in Properties->Options, then you
can simply left-click and drag to copy and right-click to paste.


--
Stan Brown, Oak Road Systems, Tompkins County, New York, USA
http://OakRoadSystems.com/
"I feel a wave of morning sickness coming on, and I want to
be standing on your mother's grave when it hits."

Peter Steele
07-10-2005, 12:57 AM
I guess my message wasn't clear. I know how to do copy/paste through the
methods suggested in these replies. What I'd like is to be alse able to use
shift-Insert to paste in a command prompt. I am using a lot of other tools
and they all support shift-insert. The command shell is the only one that
doesn't and it's driving me crazy...

"Stan Brown" <the_stan_brown@fastmail.fm> wrote in message
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> On Thu, 2 Jun 2005 11:56:56 +1000, "Pegasus \(MVP\)" <I.can@fly.com>
> wrote:
>>Special rules apply in a Command Prompt for selecting, copying and
>>pasting:
>>
>>To select & copy
>>- Alt+Space bar, E, Enter.
>>- Navigate to the start of your block
>>- Hold down the Shift key.
>>- Use the arrow keys (up/down/left/right) to select your block.
>>- Press Enter when finished.
>>
>>To paste:
>>- To paste into a GUI: Press Shift+Insert or Ctrl+V.
>>- To paste into a Command Prompt: Press Alt+Space bar, E, P.
>>
>>Most of these functions can also be carried out with mouse
>>clicks. To start the process, click the Command Prompt symbol
>>in the top left-hand corner, then Edit.
>
> Note: if you've checked QuickEdit in Properties->Options, then you
> can simply left-click and drag to copy and right-click to paste.
>
>
> --
> Stan Brown, Oak Road Systems, Tompkins County, New York, USA
> http://OakRoadSystems.com/
> "I feel a wave of morning sickness coming on, and I want to
> be standing on your mother's grave when it hits."

Stan Brown
07-10-2005, 01:01 AM
On Fri, 3 Jun 2005 01:06:45 -0700, "Peter Steele"
<psteele@netapp.com> wrote:

>I guess my message wasn't clear. I know how to do copy/paste through the
>methods suggested in these replies. What I'd like is to be alse able to use
>shift-Insert to paste in a command prompt. I am using a lot of other tools
>and they all support shift-insert. The command shell is the only one that
>doesn't and it's driving me crazy...

The 4NT command shell does, if you're interested in buying a
program. 4NT's command language is a superset of NT's, which means
there are a couple of small differences from XP but an awful lot of
enhancements. One thing I noticed is that Ctrl-V does work in a 4NT
command prompt (though Shift-Ins doesn't).

In interested, go to http://www.jpsoft.com

--
Stan Brown, Oak Road Systems, Tompkins County, New York, USA
http://OakRoadSystems.com/
"I feel a wave of morning sickness coming on, and I want to
be standing on your mother's grave when it hits."


Can I enable "shirft-Insert" for DOS?