CHDIR displays the name of or changes the current directory.
CHDIR [drive] [path]
CHDIR [..] [-] [\] [/?]
drive The drive letter, e.g. C:
path The directory, e.g. \example\
.. Specifies that you want to change to the parent directory.
- If "last directory" feature is enabled, change to last directory.
\ Changes to root.
/? Shows the help
Type CHDIR drive: to display the current directory in the specified
Type CHDIR without parameters to display the current drive and
If no drive is specified, then the current drive is assumed.
If no path is specified, the current directory is displayed.
You can also use CD instead of CHDIR.
CHDIR is a command internal to command.com and needs no
other file in order to work.
chdir c:\fdos changes to the directory c:\fdos
chdir .. changes back from c:\fdos to c:\
chdir \ changes back from c:\anydirectory\anysubdirectory
if you are at c:\ :
chdir fdos changes to the directory c:\fdos
chdir bin changes to the directory c:\fdos\bin
chdir d:\example changes the directory on d: to d:\example,
but does NOT change to drive d:
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.
Copyright © 1998 Jim Hall, updated 2007 by W. Spiegl.
This file is derived from the FreeDOS Spec Command HOWTO.
See the file H2Cpying for copying conditions.