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Browse 103 acronyms and abbreviations related to the DOS Commands terminology and jargon.

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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:
INa Batch command intended to precede a [set] argumentRate it:
JOINJOIN drive to subdirectory of another driveRate it:
KEYBload Foreign KEYBoard code pageRate it:
KEYBxxload Foreign Keyboard Code Page for non-US keyboardRate it:
MDMake DirectoryRate it:
MEMMEMory - to display memory allocation and availableRate it:
MKDIRMaKe a DIRectoryRate it:
MODESet device MODERate it:
MOREDisplay MORE dataRate it:
MSCMicrosoft System ConfigurationsRate it:
NLSFUNCNational Language Support FUNCtionRate it:
PATHSearch a specified Path (potentially in another directory)Rate it:
PAUSEStop execution, display a message, and wait for operator inputRate it:
PERFMONPERformance MONitorRate it:
PINGPacket InterNet GopherRate it:
PRINTLoad PRINT queueRate it:
PROMPTChange DOS PromptRate it:
RDRemove DirectoryRate it:
RECOVERRECOVER a damaged fileRate it:
REMREMark (comment - not to be executed)Rate it:

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