TYPE+Displaying the File Type
Displays a file's contents on the screen.
MS-DOS equivalent: TYPE (all)
[d:][path]filename Specifies the name and
location of the file whose
contents are to be displayed.
The TYPE command is used to view the contents of a file.
displays the contents of the file NOVRPT.TXT on the screen.
The TYPE command continuously scrolls the file on the screen
if it is longer than one screenful. To freeze the text on the
screen, press Ctrl-Num Lock. To stop the TYPE command from
presenting more of the file's contents on the screen, press Ctrl-
C. Data will be unformatted except for standard paragraph indents
and eight-character tabs. If you use the TYPE command to view
binary files, program files, or files that contain control codes,
their contents may be meaningless on the screen. A file that is
in ASCII format is readable on the screen when the TYPE command
[For related topics, press R]
DEL (DELETE) and ERASE Commands
Displaying of Text with Batch Files
RENAME EN) Command
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