FreeDOS help system (hhstndrd 1.0.8 en)[truename]

Command: truename

TRUENAME displays the full path name of the file / path specified.


TRUENAME [drive][path][filename] TRUENAME [/?] drive The drive letter, e.g. C: path The directory, e.g. \example\ filename The file, e.g. test.txt


/? Shows the help.


If you have created a drive / path / file with SWSUBST, TRUENAME shows you the complete drive / path / file. TRUENAME is a command internal to and needs no other file in order to work.


subst e: c:\fdos\bin replaces c:\fdos\bin by e: e: changes to e: dir shows the files in e: which are in reality at c:\fdos\bin dir choice.exe shows the file choice.exe in e: truename e:\choice.exe shows the real path of e:\choice.exe which is: "c:\fdos\bin\choice.exe"

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