Command: fasthelp /fdhelp / fsuite / fsuite04
FASTHELP is a fasthelp clone for FreeDOS. Displays help on topic,
Linux man-pages style.
topic The theme you want information about.
PAGER: Pager program to display a text file.
HELPPATH: Directory that contains your help files.
LANG: Preferred language for your help files.
Use the HELPPATH and LANG environment variables to specify the location
and language of the help files respectively. The default path is ../help
and default language is EN (english).
There is also the PAGER environment variable, which can be used to set
an alternative program for displaying text help files. Calls to fasthelp
will divert text files to the PAGER program.
See SET for more information on setting environment variables.
Fasthelp is also named "FSUITE" or "FSUITE04" or "FS04de" (german) or
Possible modifications in AUTOEXEC.BAT / FDAUTO.BAT:
set HELPPATH=C:\FREEDOS\blahblah\ sets the location of the help files
set LANG=de sets language to german
set PAGER=PROGNAME sets an alternative program instead
fasthelp Shows you the list of themes
fasthelp edit Shows you information about edit
How to use the Help
set (command.com command)
Copyright © 2003 Robert Platt, updated 2007 and 2022 by W. Spiegl.
This file is derived from the FreeDOS Spec Command HOWTO.
See the file H2Cpying for copying conditions.