Command: menu

  MENU displays a menu while running config.sys / fdconfig.sys.
  MENU is a CONFIG.SYS / FDCONFIG.SYS command.

Syntax:

   menu [text]

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Options:

  text  The text you want to be shown while running config.sys
    Usage:
      Use menudefault to set a time delayed default option. Lines that
      begin with 1? will only be processed if the user presses 1.
      Lines beginning with 23? will be loaded if the user presses either
      2 or 3. Options other than 0 can only be selected if at least one 
      "numbers?" line actually uses them, as shown in the example below.
    Using with autoexec.bat:
      The environment variable CONFIG is set to the menu option value.
      Therefore %CONFIG% can be used in the autoexec.bat in conjunction
      with the if command. For instance:
        In config.sys "1" was chosen:
      In autoexec.bat:
        IF "%config%"=="1" SHSUCDX /D:FDCD001

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Comments:

  MENU displays a menu while running config.sys / fdconfig.sys.
  MENU is a command internal to kernel.sys and needs no other file
  in order to work.

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Examples:

  IN CONFIG.SYS / FDCONFIG.SYS:
    MENU Please Select Configuration:
    MENU
    MENU Option 0    basic stuff only
    MENU Option 1    CD-ROM
    MENU Option 2    TROUSERS
    MENU Option 3    CD-ROM and TROUSERS
    0? ECHO Warning: basic stuff only!
    13?DEVICE=XCDROM.SYS /D:FDCD0001
    23?DEVICE=TROUSERS.SYS
  IN AUTOEXEC.BAT:
    IF "%config%"=="1" SHSUCDX /D:FDCD001
    IF "%config%"=="3" SHSUCDX /D:FDCD001

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See also:

  config.sys
  fdconfig.sys
  menucolor
  menudefault

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File:

  Please read this command's lsm file also.
  You will find the updated version (internet) here and
  the version described in this manual page here.
  The lsm file contains information about the name of the programmer,
  the download site, and some other command related information.

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  Copyright © 2003 Robert Platt, updated 2008 by W. Spiegl.

  This file is derived from the FreeDOS Spec Command HOWTO.
  See the file H2Cpying for copying conditions.