PATH + Searching a Specified Path
Instructs DOS to search a specified path for programs not in
the current directory.
MS-DOS equivalent: PATH (2.0+)
[d:] Specifies the letter of the drive(s) to
be included in the search path.
path Specifies the directory of path name(s)
to be included in the search path.
; Separates different drive letters and
path names to be included in the PATH
PATH allows you to quickly access programs and batch files
that may be stored in other subdirectories, no matter what
directory you are in.
instructs DOS to look first in the default subdirectory, then in
C:\BUSINESS\REPORTS, and then in C:\BUSINESS\INVOICES
to find programs or files.
displays the current subdirectory on the default drive.
instructs DOS to look first in the current subdirectory in drive
B and then in A:\BUSINESS and A:\.
No path has been defined for DOS to search. Use the PATH command
to specify a path.
To reset the search path to no extended search path, enter
Designating a new PATH command supersedes an earlier PATH
You must specify each path completely. To have DOS search on
another drive, specify the drive designation.
[For related topics, press R]
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