How to Enter and Run a Command in the Command Pane

Use the following steps to enter, run, or stop a command in the Command Pane.

To enter a command

In the Command Pane, type a command. To enter multiple commands that you want to execute in sequence, type SHIFT+ENTER between commands. See How to Use Tab Completion in the Script Pane and the Command Pane for help in typing commands.

To run a command

After you have entered a command, in the Command Pane, press ENTER.

To stop a command

On the toolbar, click Stop Execution, or press CTRL+BREAK. CTRL+C can be used to stop a command, if the context is unambiguous. For example, if some text has been selected in the current Pane, then CTRL+C will map to a copy operation.

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