Command: pause

  PAUSE suspends processing of a batch program and displays 
  the message:
    "Press any key to continue...." 
  or an optional specified message.
  PAUSE is a BATCH-FILE / AUTOEXEC.BAT command.

Syntax:

  PAUSE [message]

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Options:

  message  The message you want to be sent.

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Comments:

  PAUSE is a command internal to command.com 
  and needs no other file in order to work.

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Examples:

  IN A .BAT FILE / AUTOEXEC.BAT:
    pause
    pause press any key

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See also:

  autoexec.bat
  batch files
  choice
  if
  goto

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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 © 1998 Jim Hall, updated 2007 by W. Spiegl.

  This file is derived from the FreeDOS Spec Command HOWTO.
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