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If I am in command prompt (Windows 7), and I am in a directory with a very long name (ex: C:\Users\Oorang\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\Projects\My Project\My Project\bin\Release), is there a way to quickly reduce the prompt to the short path without typing the whole thing in all over again (Ex: C:\Users\Oorang\DOCUME~1\VISUAL~1\Projects\DATAST~2\DATAST~1\bin\Release)?

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+1 Interesting question. The only thing that I have seen reliably produce this is to run some sort of 16-bit program (which of course won’t work if you’re using 64-bit Windows). –  Synetech Sep 1 '12 at 22:40

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Maybe try the pushd and popd commands.

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That doesn’t work. –  Synetech Sep 1 '12 at 22:39

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