Appendix B. Selected DOS Functions

Windows XP can use nearly all of the traditional MS-DOS functions, so knowing something about DOS is still useful. Table B.1 contains a partial list of DOS functions. The ones I find most useful are in boldface. For more information on any specific command, type HELP followed by the command name while at the operating system command prompt. You can get to the operating system command prompt from the AutoCAD command line by typing SHELL

Selected DOS Functions

Table B.1. Selected DOS Functions

SELECTED DOS FUNCTIONS

PURPOSE

ASSOC

Displays or modifies file extension associations.

AT

Schedules commands and programs to run on a computer.

ATTRIB

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