Can be used to change or reset the
cmd.exe prompt. It sets the value of the
PROMPT environment variable.
C:\>PROMPT MyPrompt$G MyPrompt>CD C:\ MyPrompt>PROMPT C:\>
The PROMPT command is used to set the prompt to
CD shows that the current directory path is
C:\. Using PROMPT without any parameters sets the prompt back to the directory path.
$ prompt /? Changes the cmd.exe command prompt. PROMPT [text] text Specifies a new command prompt. Prompt can be made up of normal characters and the following special codes: $A & (Ampersand) $B | (pipe) $C ( (Left parenthesis) $D Current date $E Escape code (ASCII code 27) $F ) (Right parenthesis) $G > (greater-than sign) $H Backspace (erases previous character) $L < (less-than sign) $N Current drive $P Current drive and path $Q = (equal sign) $S (space) $T Current time $V Windows version number $_ Carriage return and linefeed $$ $ (dollar sign) If Command Extensions are enabled the PROMPT command supports the following additional formatting characters: $+ zero or more plus sign (+) characters depending upon the depth of the PUSHD directory stack, one character for each level pushed. $M Displays the remote name associated with the current drive letter or the empty string if current drive is not a network drive.