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Command Prompt QuickEdit Mode Is Disabled by Default in Windows XP
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In Microsoft Windows XP, QuickEdit mode is disabled by default in the Command Prompt window.
With QuickEdit mode, you can copy text between a command window and Windows-based programs, and you can also paste text into a command window by using a right-click operation. In Microsoft Windows 2000, QuickEdit and Insert mode are both enabled by default. In Windows XP, because these features are disabled by default, there is improved program compatibility with older MS-DOS-based programs that have included mouse support.
To enable QuickEdit mode in Windows XP: