Introduction
Entering Commands
Help!
File Names
Directories
Commands A-C
Commands D-F
Commands G-L
Commands M-Z
Wildcards
Command Line Buffer
Redirecting
Piping
More Keys
Tips, Tricks & Hints
Closing
Legal Notices

Entering Commands

DOS commands are entered on the command line. Also known as the DOS system prompt.

EXAMPLES:
1. C:\> - C: is the drive letter
2. C:\DOS\> - DOS is the current directory.
3. DOS C:\> - DOS is just a word put there.

The maximum length of a command is 127 characters. This includes spaces and parameters.

Their are two type of commands.

1. INTERNAL -> memory resident, built into DOS. Always available regardless of
the drive or directory you are in.
2. EXTERNAL -> separate utility programs, disk resident. Can be preceded with a
drive letter and/or directory if the drive or directory is not in the
path statement of your AUTOEXEC.BAT.