I use Console 2 and I would like to create some aliases for commands I use often. Maybe my google-fu just sucks today but I cannot figure out how to do this. Any help would be appreciated thanks.
Console2 is only a wrapper around hidden Win32 console windows and does not provide extended line editing functionality.
You can create aliases in Win32 consoles:
Also unlike Unix, aliases are implemented at Win32 console level, not in Console2 or the cmd.exe shell. This also means that you can use them in any program that reads interactive input. (For example,
To load the aliases automatically for cmd.exe (Command Prompt):
Although this question is over a year old and already answered, the following solution is simpler and avoids editing the registry:
In Console2, go to Edit > Settings. Change the "Shell:" field to the following:
Now restart Console2 and you're done.
To possibly save you some time, here's a simple example of an aliases.cmd file: