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Say if I am navigating some folder in cmd such as E:\dir1\dir2

E:\dir1\dir2>

How can I open the folder quickly in Windows Explorer? Copying the whole path and pasting seems awkward.

There is an equivalent in Mac; an open . will do that.

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start . or explorer . will open the current directory in Windows Explorer.

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Or explorer . – Andrew Lambert Jan 22 '12 at 3:31
    
@Amazed Thanks! Added it to my answer. – iglvzx Jan 22 '12 at 5:42
explorer . 

will start Windows Explorer in the current directory.

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This is a duplicate answer. – iglvzx Jan 22 '12 at 5:43
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@iglvzx It wasn't a dupe when it was posted (it was posted before you edited your answer and added it). :) – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Jan 22 '12 at 16:24
    
Amazed contributed explorer . first, so that's what I was meaning. – iglvzx Jan 22 '12 at 18:32

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