Customizing cmd.exe prompt

Steps:

  1. (Optional) Set background color: Properties > Colors > Screen background.
  2. Set PROMPT env variable; run this in cmd:
    1. set prompt=$E[38;2;128;175;76m$p $$ $E[38;2;255;255;255m

Explanation:

  • $E – escape character
  • [38;2;<r>;<g>;<b>m – foreground color
  • $p – path
  • $$ – single dollar character
  • – whitespace (alternatively, $S could be used)

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