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Setting a default DIR command (using an environment variable)

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The environment variable DIRCMD can be used to set default "dir" command options.

For example,

	set dircmd=/p /x /o:-d
will result in all dir commands to
	/o:-d    sort files by date order (newer to older)
	/p pause after each screen 
	/x display short file names
You may have to play with the order of the options to get them all to work... You can use either a System or a User Environment Variable.


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This was first published in March 2002

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