Quick Batch File Compiler : Batch Commands Reference


ASSOC    Displays or modifies file extension associations.
AT    Schedules commands and programs to run on a computer.
ATTRIB    Displays or changes file attributes.
BREAK    Sets or clears extended CTRL+C checking.
CACLS    Displays or modifies access control lists (ACLs) of files.
CALL    Calls one batch program from another.
CD    Displays the name of or changes the current directory.
CHCP    Displays or sets the active code page number.
CHDIR    Displays the name of or changes the current directory.
CHKDSK    Checks a disk and displays a status report.
CHKNTFS    Displays or modifies the checking of disk at boot time.
CLS    Clears the screen.
CMD    Starts a new instance of the Windows command interpreter.
COLOR    Sets the default console foreground and background colors.
COMP    Compares the contents of two files or sets of files.
COMPACT    Displays or alters the compression of files on NTFS partitions.
CONVERT    Converts FAT volumes to NTFS. You cannot convert the current drive.
COPY    Copies one or more files to another location.
DATE    Displays or sets the date.
DEL    Deletes one or more files.
DIR    Displays a list of files and subdirectories in a directory.
DISKCOMP    Compares the contents of two floppy disks.
DISKCOPY    Copies the contents of one floppy disk to another.
DOSKEY    Edits command lines, recalls Windows commands, and creates macros.
ECHO    Displays messages, or turns command echoing on or off.
ENDLOCAL    Ends localization of environment changes in a batch file.
ERASE    Deletes one or more files.
EXIT    Quits the CMD.EXE program (command interpreter).
FC    Compares two files or sets of files, and displays the differences between them.
FIND    Searches for a text string in a file or files.
FINDSTR    Searches for strings in files.
FOR    Runs a specified command for each file in a set of files.
FORMAT    Formats a disk for use with Windows.
FTYPE    Displays or modifies file types used in file extension associations.
GOTO    Directs the Windows command interpreter to a labeled line in a batch program.
GRAFTABL    Enables Windows to display an extended character set in graphics mode.
HELP    Provides Help information for Windows commands.
IF    Performs conditional processing in batch programs.
LABEL    Creates, changes, or deletes the volume label of a disk.
MD    Creates a directory.
MKDIR    Creates a directory.
MODE    Configures a system device.
MORE    Displays output one screen at a time.
MOVE    Moves one or more files from one directory to another directory.
PATH    Displays or sets a search path for executable files.
PAUSE    Suspends processing of a batch file and displays a message.
POPD    Restores the previous value of the current directory saved by PUSHD.
PRINT    Prints a text file.
PROMPT    Changes the Windows command prompt.
PUSHD    Saves the current directory then changes it.
RD    Removes a directory.
RECOVER    Recovers readable information from a bad or defective disk.
REM    Records comments (remarks) in batch files or CONFIG.SYS.
REN    Renames a file or files.
RENAME    Renames a file or files.
REPLACE    Replaces files.
RMDIR    Removes a directory.
SET    Displays, sets, or removes Windows environment variables.
SETLOCAL    Begins localization of environment changes in a batch file.
SHIFT    Shifts the position of replaceable parameters in batch files.
SORT    Sorts input.
START    Starts a separate window to run a specified program or command.
SUBST    Associates a path with a drive letter.
TIME    Displays or sets the system time.
TITLE    Sets the window title for a CMD.EXE session.
TREE    Graphically displays the directory structure of a drive or path.
TYPE    Displays the contents of a text file.
VER    Displays the Windows version.
VERIFY    Tells Windows whether to verify that your files are written correctly to a disk.
VOL    Displays a disk volume label and serial number.
XCOPY    Copies files and directory trees.

 

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