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How to run IE from cmd adding custom letters to address predefined in shortcut

Question may be little bit complicated but let me explain. First I wanted to open certain webpage using "run" dialog and a shortcut. I have managed that using windows link pointing to IE and looking ...
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1answer
597 views

Is there a shortcut to open the Node Command Prompt in Any Folder?

For example, you can open a Windows Command Prompt in any folder with the shortcut: Shift key + right-click Is there any similar shortcut available to open the Node command prompt in any folder?
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2answers
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Custom command with option

I'm using "ls -l" a lot is there a way say define a shortcut for that so i could call it "ll"? This way I can go and use short instead? Any pointers appreciated. Thanks. Michael
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1answer
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Shortcut target field, window size [closed]

I have a game that I have set to startup in windowed mode, however I would like to know if there is a way to define the window size, here is an example of the target field: C:/program ...
3
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0answers
332 views

Shortcuts with command line arguments blocked with IE error - These files can't be opened

My local shortcuts (.lnk files) do not execute if the shortcut has any command-line arguments On freshly-installed 64-Bit Windows 8 Shortcut worked fine on Windows 7 32-Bit It depends where the ...
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0answers
167 views

How to open the Quota Entries list for a given drive from a shortcut or command line?

Is it possible to open the Quota Entries list for a given drive from a shortcut or the command line in Windows? And if so, how? I'm not talking about managing quota entries from the command line ...
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1answer
352 views

How to make a desktop shortcut for opening an SSH tunnel

I want to put a shortcut on my desktop for a command that launches an SSH tunnel. Here's my tunnel connection: ssh -N -g -D 9999 -i key.pem ec2-user@ec2.compute-1.amazonaws.com I want this command ...
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0answers
163 views

Commandline parameters to send to user via Trillian

How do you make a shortcut to send to a user via Trillian? Something like trillian.exe /sendto:username
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3answers
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How to create a shortcut using a batch script? [duplicate]

How can I create a shortcut to the file D:\myfile.extension on the Desktop using a batch script?
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0answers
91 views

send name to Outlook new contact from command line

i have a working Windows shortcut, which opens a new contact form in Outlook 2010 "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.EXE" /recycle /c ipm.contact But i would like to additionally ...
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5answers
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How to make a shortcut from CMD?

How can I create a shortcut file (.lnk) to another file or executable, using command line utilities?
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1answer
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Creating shortcuts to network locations with authentication on a Windows box

This post is a short novel, so bear with me... I'd like to find an effective way to manage a set of shortcuts that point to network locations (e.g. \\server-name\folder) that technically aren't just ...
2
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2answers
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How to create shortcut that sets an environment variable and then starts a program without leaving CMD window open? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I create a Windows Batch file that does not show the Command Prompt when executed? I want to create a shortcut on my taskbar that sets an environment variable and ...
4
votes
4answers
5k views

Creating Mac OS terminal shortcuts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to build a custom command with options I want to create a terminal short that takes me to a deeply-nested folder. For example, I just want to type in "star" every ...
2
votes
1answer
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How to create command line shortcut that opens a specific directory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shortcut to command prompt pointing to specific folder My command line shortcut defaults to C:\Users\Username. I would like to be able to create a shortcut that when ...
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3answers
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Windows XP Create Console Shortcuts for Applications

I have become a fervent console user since I began using the linux shell in my daily workflow. I want to be able to call "C:\Program Files\Application\Application.exe" as application from the command ...
5
votes
2answers
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Running shortcut from command prompt without the .lnk extension (Windows)

I have created a folder (d:\shortcuts), created shortcuts for most applications in this folder and appended the folder path to the Path environment variable. Now all my applications are available from ...
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2answers
198 views

navigating to a folder shortcut

I have a windows shortcut to a folder, and want to be able to navigate to it in command prompt. Is there a way?
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1answer
525 views

How do I create a shortcut with switches that contain quote marks?

I'm using XP. I followed these instructions to try and create two different Google Chrome profiles, one for when I'm working and one for personal browsing. But when I try to create a shortcut to ...
4
votes
3answers
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Is there a way in Windows 7 to create a shortcut to a command-line (console) application and leave the command window open?

There are a number of console type applications, e.g. ipconfig, that output information to the standard output. The problem is that if I create a windows shortcut to them it runs the command and ...
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5answers
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Is there a shortcut to mkdir foo and immediately cd into it?

This is something I do frequently $ mkdir foo $ cd foo This works as a single command, but it's more keystrokes and saves no time. $ mkdir foo && cd foo Is there a shortcut for this? ...
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0answers
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Can I pin a cmd/batch file to command prompt on the Windows 7 taskbar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to pin either a Shortcut or a Batch file to the new Windows 7 Taskbar? Windows 7 CMD.exe jumplist possible? Hey all, just wanted to ask quick if anyone knows how ...
49
votes
8answers
102k views

How to run a batch file without launching a “command window”?

On Windows XP, can I run a batch (.bat or .cmd) file, via a shortcut, without a "black window"?
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1answer
102 views

Is there a command to open a folder in a window from the command line in Windows (like “open” on MacOS X)?

Like this but for Windows. Preferably from Cygwin, and with relative paths $ open ./
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9answers
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Can I create a shortcut to a Windows directory?

I would like a quick command line-based way to get to a directory I use all the time. Is there a way to create some kind of alias in Windows so that I can type, for example, VS08P at a command prompt ...