How to Copy Output from Command Line to Clipboard


If you are new to using the command line, you are probably doing the standard way of copying and pasting outputs. However, you might be struggling with using Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V, not to mention that it is also un-intuitive. In this blog, I will teach you a simple trick to copy output from the command line to your clipboard.

Simple Trick with a command

If you want to try this trick, simply follow the steps below:

Step 1. Open cmd from the Start Menu.

Step 2. Whenever you want to copy the output from the command line, just add the “| clip” command. For this blog, we will copy the output from the ipconfig command.

As you can see, there is no output shown in our command line.

Step 3. Open a text editor of your choice and use Ctrl + V.

You can see the output as I copy pasted it to the notepad.


And now we are done! You no longer have to use drag your mouse and press Ctrl + C. to copy something to your clipboard. Simply use this command and it will save you at least a few seconds of your time. If you liked this blog, feel free to share it to anyone.

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