How to change the size of the command prompt window?

Windows command prompt window is a console based application useful to run Windows commands i.e., instructions to Windows. It is a simple console based application, so it will not display any Graphical User Interface elements usually Windows windows will display.

When we run the command at command prompt the results will display with in the command prompt window. If the size of the command prompt window is not enough to display the results, the results will wrap-up and it is difficult to read the text displayed in the window.

Following steps explains how to increase the size of the command prompt window so that the displayed results in the window can be readable.

Step (1). Open command prompt window.

Step (2). Right click on command prompt window title bar. It will display the pop-up menu.

Step (3). Click on Properties menu item. It will display Properties window.

Step (4). Select Layout tab. Update the Width: and Height: fields in Screen Buffer Size section based on the requirement. Also update the Width: and Height: fields in Window Size section.

Step (5). Click on OK to update the changes you made.

The changes will reflect in the command prompt window.

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