2.7.46. DOSKEYΒΆ

Help of the DOS Command DOSKEY

Edits command lines, recalls Windows commands, and creates macros.:


Installs a new copy of Doskey.


Sets size of command history buffer.


Displays all Doskey macros.


Displays all Doskey macros for all executables which have Doskey macros.


Displays all Doskey macros for the given executable.


Displays all commands stored in memory.


Specifies that new text you type is inserted in old text.


Specifies that new text overwrites old text.


Specifies the executable.


Specifies a file of macros to install. macroname Specifies a name for a macro you create. text Specifies commands you want to record.

UP and DOWN ARROWS recall commands; ESC clears command line; F7 displays command history; ALT+F7 clears command history; F8 searches command history; F9 selects a command by number; ALT+F10 clears macro definitions.

The following are some special codes in Doskey macro definitions:


Command separator. Allows multiple commands in a macro.


Batch parameters. Equivalent to %1-%9 in batch programs.


Symbol replaced by everything following macro name on command line.


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