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COMMAND + Invoking a Second Command Processor

Invokes a second command processor.


PC-DOS 2.0+

MS-DOS equivalent: COMMAND (2.0+)




COMMAND [d]:[path][C string][/E:xxxxx]


[d:][path] Specifies the drive letter and path that

is searched to locate the command

processor you wish to start.

/P Causes a second command processor to

become memory-resident; you must then

restart DOS to return to the original

command processor.

/C string Passes a string (any command that can be

entered at a DOS prompt) to a second

command processor, executes the command,

and then removes the second copy of the

command processor.

/E:xxxxx Specifies the size of the environment as

a base 10 integer between 160 and 32768.

This number is rounded up to the nearest

paragraph boundary.

COMMAND allows you to run one batch file from within another

and then return to the original batch file.



invokes a second copy of the command processor, and this new copy

will inherit the environment known to the primary command



starts a second copy of the command processor and executes the

batch file TEST2.BAT, then returns to the original batch file



Current drive is no longer valid

COMMAND found that the current drive is no longer valid. You may

have deleted a network drive. Change the current drive to a valid



To return to the primary command processor, enter the

special command



[For related topics, press R]


BREAK Command

Batch Files

CTTY Command

EXE2BIN Command

JOIN Command

KEYB Command

KEYBxx Command

PROMPT Command

SET Command

Subroutines for Batch Files

SUBST Command

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