FreeDOS help system (hhstndrd 1.0.8 en)[type]

Command: type

TYPE displays the contents of text files.


TYPE [drive][path]filename TYPE [/?] drive Specifies the drive letter to where the file is, e.g. C: path Specifies the path to where the file is, e.g. \example\ filename Specifies the file to display, e.g. test.txt


/? Shows the help.


Type shows the complete text. If the text is too long, it stops at the end. You can break this by using: type | more xy.txt TYPE is a command internal to and needs no other file in order to work.


type C:\autoexec.bat type | more C:\autoexec.bat type | more C:\config.sys type | more C:\example\test.txt

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