This tip was submitted to the searchWin2000 Tip Exchange by member Bill Freed. Let other users know how useful it is by rating the tip below.
The tip "cmd line recall" submitted by Bob Muzzy on 02/20/02 is very useful. There are several other Function key shortcuts available in cmd.exe.
F2 - Enter Character to copy up to F3 - Recall last command F4 - Enter char to delete up to F5 - Cycle backwards through command list F7 - Bring up the list of previously entered commands F8 - Cycle forward through command list F9 - Let's you enter a command line number (these are listing with F7)
This was first published in February 2002