FreeDOS help system (hhstndrd 1.0.8 en)[alias]

Command: alias

ALIAS creates, displays or removes an alias for use on the command line.


ALIAS [variable[=][string]] ALIAS [/?]


variable Specifies the alias name. string Specifies a series of characters to assign to the alias. /? Shows the help.


Type ALIAS without parameters to display the current aliases. Type "ALIAS variable=" (without string) to delete the alias again. ALIAS is a command internal to and needs no other file in order to work.


"Alias" displays a list of the current aliases, if any "Alias text=edit" if you type "text" + ENTER the editor will be opened. "Alias text=" the variable text is deleted. If you now type "text", the editor will not be opened, you will get an error message: command "text" not found!

See also:

(doskey) history ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Copyright (C) 2003 Robert Platt, updated 2007 by W. Spiegl. This file is derived from the FreeDOS Spec Command HOWTO. See the file H2Cpying for copying conditions.