Data type Range Default value
REG_DWORD 0 | 1 0


Determines whether QuickEdit mode is enabled. In QuickEdit mode, users can cut and paste text by using the mouse.

Value Meaning
0 QuickEdit mode is disabled. Users must use commands on the Edit menu to cut and paste.
1 QuickEdit mode is enabled. Users can use either the mouse or commands on the Edit menu to cut and paste.

Change method

To change the editing options, click the system menu icon in the title bar, and then select either Defaults to change the settings for all instances of that window, or Properties to change the current window only. Click the Options tab, and then select Quick Edit Mode in the Edit Options group box.

Activation method

Changes made in the Properties dialog box are effective immediately. Changes made in the Defaults dialog box or in the registry are effective the next time you open a console window.

Note Image Note

The values in the registry reflect the default window settings.