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mtype

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NAME

mtype - mtools utility to display the contents of a DOS file  

SYNOPSIS

mtype [-ts] msdosfile [msdosfiles...]


 

OPTIONS

Specifies text file viewing. Line terminators are converted to the appropriate format. Strips the high bit from the data.
 

DESCRIPTION

The mtype command displays the specified file on the screen. Unlike conventions, this command supports multiple arguments.

Subdirectory names that contain the '/' or '\' separator are supported. If you use the '\' separator or wildcards, you must enclose filenames in quotes to protect them from the shell.

The mcd command can be used to establish the device and the current working directory (relative to DOS), otherwise the default is A:\.
 

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned: Success. Failure.
 

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

The following environment variables affect the execution of mtype: If set, this variable names the file that contains the name of the current mtools working directory as established by the mcd command. If this variable is not set, the file $HOME/.mcwd is used.
 

FILES

Contains the name of the current mtools working directory as established by the mcd command. If this file does not exist, the default mtools working directory is A:\. Executable file
 

SEE ALSO

Commands: mcd(1), mread(1), mtools(1)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
OPTIONS
DESCRIPTION
EXIT STATUS
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
FILES
SEE ALSO

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