Category: command prompt

Windows command prompt: when a folder doesn’t show

Self-tutoring about Windows file management: the tutor shares a story. Today, having downloaded some files, I opened command prompt (cmd) to copy them to different locations, etc. The copy and paste file management on this computer isn’t reliable. I opened

Windows: more about move command

Self-tutoring about the Windows move command: the tutor continues… Following up yesterday’s post: From the premise that the directory newdirname already exists, let’s imagine the command move olddirname newdirname Now, olddirname will be moved to a subdirectory of its same

Windows: move command behaviour

Self-tutoring about Windows command prompt: the tutor mentions the move command. The following behaviour I’ve observed in Windows 7 command prompt: To move a directory to another, the command is move olddirname newdirname If newdirname already exists, olddirname will be

Windows command prompt: how to combine Windows commands on one line

Self-tutoring about Windows command prompt: the tutor mentions a way to combine commands on one line. Apparently, a_command & another_command will perform both commands if possible. Even if it can’t do the first, it will still attempt the second. a_command