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I have been looking for ways to full screen my Git terminal screen on windows.

I tried tweaking the property settings but no luck.

I found few crazy hacks online , but could not get it to work! :(

I am at a loss to understand why I can't find an easy way to accomplish such basic thing.

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what have you tried, and what happened when you tried it? – MattDMo Oct 19 '13 at 20:06
Console applications can't be dynamically resized in Windows. – Oliver Salzburg Oct 19 '13 at 20:07
@OliverSalzburg You can change the window's settings and cmd's defaults to use more columns though (it's in the app icon's context menu). There's no reason to continue to suffer from 80 columns. – Daniel Beck Oct 19 '13 at 20:08
@DanielBeck yes thats what I did, the biggest I got does not fill the screen – meda Oct 19 '13 at 20:09
@meda so what happens when you make it bigger? Just keep trying until the screen is full... – MattDMo Oct 19 '13 at 20:09

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This sounds like you are using the default Windows console window for git.

Consider using a different console. One often recommended is Console2.

Another option is to use Git from Cygwin; then you can e.g. use mintty.

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