FreeDOS help system (hhstndrd 1.0.8 en)[_cmdpaus]

Command: pause

PAUSE suspends processing of a batch program and displays the message: "Press any key to continue...." or an optional specified message. PAUSE is a BATCH-FILE / AUTOEXEC.BAT command.


PAUSE [message]


message The message you want to be sent.


PAUSE is a command internal to and needs no other file in order to work.


IN A .BAT FILE / AUTOEXEC.BAT: pause pause press any key

See also:

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