What does COLOR mean in DOS Commands?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand COLOR in the Computing field in general and in the DOS Commands terminology in particular.

Change the color of the DOS environment

prototype: type at the root director or any directory thus: color(space)39 first number (value) stands for background while the second value (number) stand for the text words. the color code range (0-9:background) (0-9:texts)

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What does COLOR mean?

the quality of an object or substance with respect to light reflected by it, usu. determined visually by measurement of hue, saturation, and brightness of the reflected light; saturation or chroma; hue.

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