What Is the Syntax for Using the Md Command in DOS 5.0?


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The "md" command takes only the directory name as an argument, so its syntax is "md" followed by the directory you want to create. You can input a drive letter to create a directory anywhere or omit the drive letter to create a directory within the working directory.

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If you are in the C:\DOC directory, the command "md c:\doc\reports" is the same as the command "md reports"; the former command works from any directory, while the latter only works when you are in the DOC directory. The command "md" is simply a shortcut for the "mkdir" command, which is a part of many operating systems aside from DOS.

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