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Chapter 15. Using the DOS Editor > Understanding the DOS Editor

Understanding the DOS Editor

The DOS Editor is a text processor, a kind of miniature word processor. It is the perfect tool for creating short text documents and editing text files. When you try the DOS Editor, you are in for a pleasant surprise. The Editor is so easy and intuitive to use that you will likely become a regular user.

The DOS Editor falls into a class of programs known as text editors. As the name implies, a text editor works with files that contain pure text (as opposed to binary files, which contain programming instructions or formatted data).


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