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How to Insert a File Using Text Editor

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I'm using Vagrant, which, because it's a self contained OS, requires me to make some changes to the php.ini file using a Text Editor.

I say, "Text Editor," though I'm not really sure what the difference is between "Command Prompt," "Shell," and "Command Prompt." I do know that there are different commands in "Command Prompt" than the Cygdrive tool I'm using, but I can't tell you why or what the difference is.

I'm installing PDFlib (https://www.pdflib.com/). I've got it working on my WAMP server so I know that I have to:

add a line to php.ini file
add the php_pdflib.dll to my extension_dir
add the PDFLib.php file to the PHP

I'm figuring out the VI dynamic, as far as adding text to the php.ini file, but how to you add a file?

Right now when I list the files I see in the file referenced as the extension_dir, I see this:

so files
I'm a little concerned that I don't see any .dll files. Still, I know from past experience this is where the php_pdflib.dll file goes. How do I move it using a Command Line dynamic?

Thanks!
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