Here's our Windows XP Tip for.. September 29, 2004
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Change the Command Prompt Window
Need more lines in that Command Prompt window? You can change the window by typing in a Mode command. For example, if you need 50 lines in the window (as an example), type

mode con lines=50

and press Enter. You'll now have 50 lines available for use. If you'd like to change the window width, type (for example)

mode con cols=90

and press Enter.

When you close the window, the mode setting reverts to the default, so when you open the Command Prompt window again, it will use the default values.