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    CMD.exe (Windows XP Pro)

    Hi

    I hope I am in the correct forum for this, if not I apogise.
    My problem is when I use the cmd.exe the dos box opens full screen and I can't resize it

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    Re: CMD.exe (Windows XP Pro)

    Are you invoking CMD.EXE from an icon/menu as "Command Prompt"? Or double-clicking on CMD.EXE in Windows Explorer? Or...

    If you start Command Prompt from an icon, you can edit the properties (and also make a horrible mess of them, too!). From the Shortcut tab => Run, you can choose Normal Window, Minimised or Maximised, and as for Options, well...

    When you say "resize", do you mean that pressing Alt+Enter does not flip-flop between full screen and about quarter size?

    (I feel your pain, because I felt it previously...!)
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    Re: CMD.exe (Windows XP Pro)

    Hi

    John Alt+enter did it. I was not aware of these key strokes.

    Many thanks

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    Re: CMD.exe (Windows XP Pro)

    Microsoft would probably say that it was intuitive, and everyone would know that!

    (Here "everyone" is a surprisingly small group!)

    I'm glad it was that simple -- if you'd had to mess around with the properties I would have had to emigrate!
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