Microsoft DOS more command
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The more command is an external command that is available in the below Microsoft operating systems as more.com.
Windows XP and 2000 syntax
MORE [/E [/C] [/P] [/S] [/Tn] [+n]] < [drive:][path]filename
command-name | MORE [/E [/C] [/P] [/S] [/Tn] [+n]]
MORE /E [/C] [/P] [/S] [/Tn] [+n] [files]
|[drive:][path]filename||Specifies a file to display one screen at a time.|
|command-name||Specifies a command whose output to show.|
|/E||Enable extended features|
|/C||Clear screen before displaying page|
|/P||Expand FormFeed characters|
|/S||Squeeze multiple blank lines into a single line|
|/Tn||Expand tabs to n spaces (default 8)
Switches can be present in the MORE environment variable.
|+n||Start displaying the first file at line n|
|files||List of files to show. Files in the list are separated by blanks.|
If extended features are enabled, the below commands are accepted at the -- More -- prompt:
|P n||Display next n lines|
|S n||Skip next n lines|
|F||Display next file|
|=||Show line number|
|?||Show help line|
|<space>||Display next page|
|<ret>||Display next line|
Microsoft Windows 2000 and XP recovery console syntax
Displays a text file to the screen.
Windows 95, 98, and ME syntax
Displays output one screen at a time.
MORE < [drive:][path]filename
command-name | MORE [drive:][path][filename]
|[drive:][path]filename||Specifies file(s) to display one screen at a time|
|command-name||Specifies a command whose output will is shown.|
dir | more
Allows you to view the directory listing one page at a time, if applicable. This would be the same as doing dir /p.
Would display the contents of a page one page at a time. Pressing space would go to the next page and pressing enter would go down one line at a time.
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