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Widen the Win 7 command prompt window?

Any way to change the width of the windows command line / cmd.exe? How about using another "shell", is that possible?

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Right click on the title bar --> Properties --> Layout Tab You can set the layout of the window there.

Another option is to use the mode command.

mode <cols>,<lines>
mode 80,25
mode 120,50

You could also use a different terminal application, such as Console,

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cool, didn't know that! Thank you! I'll stick with cmd.exe as long as possible :-) –  stefan.at.wpf Dec 2 '12 at 14:31
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