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Chapter 8. Managing Your Files > Setting Defaults for COPY, XCOPY, and MOVE

Setting Defaults for COPY, XCOPY, and MOVE

If you are using DOS 6.22, you can use a new environment variable to specify how you want all three file-management commands—COPY, XCOPY, and MOVE—to work. The COPYCMD environment variable is similar to the DIRCMD environment variable discussed in the section “Customizing the DIR Command” earlier in this chapter; it sets default switches that DOS uses whenever you issue the COPY, XCOPY, or MOVE commands.

The command to set the COPYCMD environment variable is as follows:


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