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DOS Commands Abbreviations

Browse 97 acronyms and abbreviations related to the DOS Commands terminology and jargon.

DATEDisplay the DATERate it:
DEBUGstart a testing environment for binary files - and moreRate it:
DEFRAGoptomize a disk drive (be careful)Rate it:
DELDelete file(s)Rate it:
DELTREEdelete a directory and everything that is in it (DANGER!)Rate it:
DIRDIRectory listingRate it:
DIRDirectoryRate it:
DISKCOPYCopy DiskRate it:
DOa Batch command that precedes the action to be performed in a loopRate it:
ECHODisplay other commands as they are executedRate it:
EDLINLine EditorRate it:
ERASEDelete File [name of file(s) to be deleted]Rate it:
EXE2BINConvert file from .EXE to .BINRate it:
EXISTa Batch command that tests for the existence of a specified fileRate it:
EXITstop execution and close a Batch fileRate it:
FASTOPENStore in memory file locations to speed accessRate it:
FDISKPartition a Fixed DISKRate it:
FILCOMFILe COMpareRate it:
FINDFind within a fileRate it:
FORa Batch command that opens a loopRate it:
GOTOan unconditional branch in a Batch fileRate it:
GRAFTABLMake GRaphics TABLe with characters higher than ASCII 127Rate it:
GRAPHICSPass Graphics from screen to printerRate it:
IFConditional Batch file commandRate it:

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