about_Line_Editing

TOPIC
	about_Line_Editing

SHORT DESCRIPTION
	Describes how to edit commands at the Windows PowerShell command prompt.


LONG DESCRIPTION
	The Windows PowerShell console has some useful features to help
	you to edit commands at the Windows PowerShell command prompt.


	Move Left and Right
		To move the cursor one character to the left, press the LEFT ARROW 
		key. To move the cursor one word to the left, press CTRL+LEFT ARROW.
		To move the cursor one character to the right, press the RIGHT ARROW
		key. To move the cursor one word to the right, press CTRL+RIGHT ARROW. 


	Line Start and End
		To move to the beginning of a line, press the HOME key. To move to the
		end of a line, press the END key. 


	Delete Characters
		To delete the character in behind the cursor, press the BACKSPACE key.
		To delete the character in front of the cursor, press the DELETE key.


	Delete the Remainder of a Line
		To delete all the characters in the line after the cursor, press 
		CTRL+END.


	Insert/Overstrike Mode
		To change to overstrike mode, press the INSERT key. To return to insert
		mode, press INSERT again.


	Tab Completion
		To complete a command, such as the name of a cmdlet, a cmdlet 
		parameter, or a path, press the TAB key. If the first suggestion that
		is displayed is not what you want, press the TAB key again.
 

SEE ALSO
	about_Command_Syntax
	about_Path_Syntax