How can I paste commands into Bash on Windows?

  • Posted November 22, 2017
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I’ve tried CTRL+C and CTRL+V but neither seems to work.


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Right-click on the window bar, choose Edit, then Paste.

You can also right-click to paste if you enable QuickEdit mode. To do that, right-click on the window bar and open Properties:

Screenshot of Menu with Properties highlighted

In the Properties pane on the Options tab, check the box by QuickEdit Mode, then click the OK button.

QuickEdit Mode Checked