Prompt means “Assist by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned.” MS DOS prompt also help you and interfaces with you.
In above line C: (colon) is current drive , (backslash) is symbol for directory (folder), Users is directory name, (backslash) is directory symbol, John is name of folder and > (greater than) is command prompt symbol. This is the place, where you will write command.
1. How to create a File?
Use following commands to create a file in MS-DOS command prompt.
copy con filename ↵
Hi, My name is John. You are learning how to create a file in DOS mode.
Meaning of above commands.
copy con – This command is used for creating new file.
↵ – This is Enter key. This executes command typed in prompt.
Hi,.. .. .. in DOS mode. – This is text of your file.
^Z ↵ – This is Ctrl+Z key. This saves current file. Alternate for this is F6 key.
2. How to create Folder?
Use following commands to create a folder (directory) in MS-DOS command prompt.
md foldername ↵
mkdir foldername ↵
Meanings of Above Command:
md or mkdir – Make Directory
↵ – Enter Key to execute command.
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