Displays or modifies file types used in file extension associations
fileType Specifies the file type to examine or change
openCommandString Specifies the open command to use when launching files
of this type.
Type FTYPE without parameters to display the current file types that
have open command strings defined. FTYPE is invoked with just a file
type, it displays the current open command string for that file type.
Specify nothing for the open command string and the FTYPE command will
delete the open command string for the file type. Within an open
command string %0 or %1 are substituted with the file name being
launched through the assocation. %* gets all the parameters and %2
gets the 1st parameter, %3 the second, etc. %~n gets all the remaining
parameters starting with the nth parameter, where n may be between 2 and 9,
inclusive. For example:
FTYPE PerlScript=perl.exe %1 %*
would allow you to invoke a Perl script as follows:
script.pl 1 2 3
If you want to eliminate the need to type the extensions, then do the
and the script could be invoked as follows:
script 1 2 3C:\WINDOWS>HELP GOTO
Directs cmd.exe to a labeled line in a batch program.
label Specifies a text string used in the batch program as a label.
You type a label on a line by itself, beginning with a colon.
If Command Extensions are enabled GOTO changes as follows:
GOTO command now accepts a target label of :EOF which transfers control
to the end of the current batch script file. This is an easy way to
exit a batch script file without defining a label. Type CALL /? for a
description of extensions to the CALL command that make this feature
Enable Windows to display an extended character set in graphics mode.
xxx Specifies a code page number.
/STATUS Displays the current code page selected for use with GRAFTABL.