Working with CMD and Long Path Names


I like using the command prompt for a lot of things and working with long (or very long) path names is something that is common these days.


Fortunately, you can customize cmd by using “prompt”. Do a “prompt /?” in a command window  to see all the options.


I like it simple and I use: “PROMPT=$p$_$+$g”. This gives:


 


C:\Windows\System32\Msdtc\Trace


> 


 


To persist it, set it as an environment variable.

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