Introducing PC-DOS and MS-DOS: a guide for beginning and advanced techniques
Here's how to get the most out of a PC--or any system that uses PC-DOS or MS-DOS--without having to buy expensive software. This BYTE Book helps users, first, to become thoroughly familiar with the command syntax and then, to use DOS routines and techniques to build a collection of valuable software "tools" for data management and word processing.
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Equipment and Software Overview
Preparing for the Lessons
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A>COPY ANSI.SYS ARCHIVE directory AUTOEXEC.BAT file backup BASIC batch file boot bytes Chap chapter CHDIR CHKDSK command line COMMAND.COM CONFIG.SYS Control codes COPY command current directory cursor data files default drive device device driver directory listing disk in drive DISKCOPY diskettes display ECHO OFF CLS editing keys EDLIN enter erase example executed feature file called file name FIND command fixed disk fixed-disk system floppy disk floppy drive following batch file following command format GOTO END graphics input insert IO.SYS keyboard keyword line number loaded LOOP LPT1 mand memory MENU.TXT MERGED.TXT mode MSDOS.SYS normal operating system output path press Ctrl-Break press Return printer prompt RAM drive RENAME replaceable parameters ROOT directory routines SAMPLE.TXT SAMPLES screen sectors SORT specify stored string subcommand system files template text file tree-structured tutorial type the following wild-card characters WordStar