When developing software, mostly Perl programs, on
Windows XP I use the command line a lot. And one of the
commands I have learned to rely on is
Now and then I have to open a certain directory in
the explorer program, for example to drag and drop
a zip file to Thunderbird in order to email it to
a customer. And just typing
by the directory name does the trick for me. And, no surprise,
start . opens the current working directory,
start .. its parent. Moreover,
start somefile.txt opens somefile.txt, in
my case, in TextPad, and
opens the URL in a browser, in my case Firefox.
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