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Git Bash Issue on Windows: Moving from Notepad README back to bash command line

I am working on a Windows machine on git version 2.13.3.windows.1 and following along with the tutorial. Everything is going along great upon creating the README using notepad.

However, when I move back from the saved Notepad document, in the git Bash window, my cursor has moved to a new line without the $ symbol and is not allowing me to add the README. (It seems to become unresponsive.)

I have created and am working in the new repo, so I am not sure what I am doing incorrectly?

1 Answer

Nikola Jankovic
Nikola Jankovic
10,793 Points

Press ctrl+c to exit the notepad. Next type git add README.txt, not git add README like in the video. Then down the road will be more things that doesn't match with the video, if you don't figure it out by yourself ask again...