Some Important DOS Commands Which Makes You a Better Programmer

Posted: October 12, 2015 in programming, win tricks

LIST OF SOME DOS COMMANDS
First of all open command Prompt
Go to start> run> cmd
1. To create a new directory.
Command:
C:\>mkdir hack
Or
C:\>md hack
[hack is your directory name]
2. To remove a directory.
Command:
C:\>rmdir hack
Or
C:\>rd hack
[hack is your directory name].
3. To clear the screen.
Command:
C:\>cls
4. To see the contents or subdirectory of directory.
Command:
C:\>dir
Or
C:\>dir /p
[“dir /p” to see page by page].
Or
C:\>dir /a
[“dir /a” to see all directories+hidden directories].
Or
C:\>dir /ah
[“dir /ah” to see only hidden directories].
5. To change the directory.
Command:
C:\>cd hack
[hack is your directory name].
C:\>cd..
[cd followed by 2 periods takes you one level up i.e to the parent directory]
C:\>cd\
[cd followed by backslash periods takes you to the top directory i.e directly under the drive]
6. To rename a directory or file.
Command:
C:\>ren hack hacknew
[By this command the folder hack is rename to hacknew].
7. To move a file from one destination to another.
C:\>move sourcepath destinationpath
Command:
C:\>move C:\hack.txt D:\
[hack.txt is your directory name].
8. To create a new file.
Command:
C:\>copy con hack.txt
[Once you create the file press enter and type the information inside the file.
To save the file hold CTRL and press Z . This will return ^Z. Once this has been entered press enter to save and exit the file.].
[hack.txt is your file name].
9. To see the content of a text file.
Command:
C:\>type hack.txt
[hack.txt is your file name].
10. To delete a file.
Command:
C:\>del hack.txt
[hack.txt is your file name].
11. To edit a file.
Command:
C:\>edit hack.txt
[hack.txt is your file name].
12. To copy a file from one destination to another.
C:\>copy sourcepath destinationpath
Command:
C:\>copy C:\hack.txt D:\
[hack.txt is your file name].
13. To copy a directory from one destination to another.
C:\>xcopy sourcepath destinationpath /s
Command:
C:\>xcopy C:\hack D:\ /s
[hack is your directory name]
14. Exit from command prompt.
Command:
C:\>exit

Posted by Shubham ;)

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