BREAK + Checking Whether Break Was Invoked
Controls circumstances under which DOS checks for the Ctrl-C
or Break key (Ctrl-Break on the IBM PC) while programs are
MS-DOS equivalent: BREAK (2.0+)
ON Sets BREAK to on. BREAK ON allows
interruption of programs while they are
not performing input or output to the
console, the printer, or auxiliary
OFF Sets BREAK to off (the default).
sets BREAK to ON. To see the status of the command, issue it with
BREAK is on
With BREAK set to OFF, DOS checks only when it performs a
screen or keyboard system call or carries out a printer or other
auxiliary device operation. Specifying ON instructs DOS to check
to see whether the Break key combination has been pressed before
it performs any system call. You can specify BREAK = ON in your
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