What does EDLIN mean in DOS Commands?

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Line Editor

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What does EDLIN mean?

Edlin is a line editor, and the only text editor provided with early versions of IBM PC DOS and MS-DOS. Although superseded in MS-DOS 5.0 and later by the full-screen MS-DOS Editor, and by Notepad in Microsoft Windows, it continues to be included in the 32-bit versions of current Microsoft operating systems.

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