Microsoft DOS title command

Updated: 05/21/2018 by Computer Hope

About title

Enables a user to change the title of their MS-DOS window.


The title command is an internal command that is available in the below Microsoft operating systems.

Title syntax

TITLE [string]

string Specifies the title for the command prompt window.

Title examples

title My work window

Change the title of the Windows command line window to "My work window." Using this command can be helpful if you routinely have multiple command windows open and need and easy way to identify what window is doing what.

Additional information

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