FreeDOS help system (hhstndrd 1.0.8 en)[nlsfunc]

Command: nlsfunc

NLSFUNC adds NLS (National Language Support) functionality.


NLSFUNC [/Y] [drive][path]filename NLSFUNC [/?] drive The drive letter, e.g. C: path The directory, e.g. \example\ filename The file containing the NLS information [drive][path] filename Drive and path to a valid COUNTRY.SYS file, which contains the country-specific information.


/Y Loads the optional YES/NO table. /? Shows the help.


This implementation of NLSFUNC is FreeDOS specific. It won't work with MS-DOS or any other DOS variant. It also does not work with Kernel 2.036!


IN CONFIG.SYS / FDCONFIG.SYS: COUNTRY=34,858,C:\FDOS\COUNTRY.SYS IN AUTOEXEC.BAT: LH DISPLAY CON=(EGA,858,2) MODE CON CP PREP=((850) C:\FDOS\CPI\EGA.CPX) MODE CON CP PREP=((,437) C:\FDOS\CPI\EGA.CPX) LH NLSFUNC /Y Then switch code pages using CHCP If you do not need to change code pages, just omit the MODE lines.

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chcp country display mode ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Copyright (C) 2004 Eduardo Casino, updated 2007 by W. Spiegl. This file is derived from the FreeDOS Spec Command HOWTO. See the file H2Cpying for copying conditions.