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patslaiby

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Dear all,
I would like to know if I can do the following using dos script:
let's say i created a batch file to run on my pc, is ther a way to run this batch file by simply assigning a button for it (ex pressing F2 or whatever will run the batch job)?
Really would appreciate the help guys :tazz:

Thx
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hello,

somone else might know of a way to do this, but in DOS most of the F-keys are already assigned to commands related to that system.

for example F3 repeats the last DOS command you used (i.e. dir/w gives you a wide view of your current directory, if you hit F3 it repeats the command dir/w and waits for you to hit enter)

those command overrides, which is what you are wanting to do, are usually scripted into the programs when created. You can download a program called F-Keys 1.3 which will allow you assign keys, its a TSR (To Stay Resident) Program and is shareware so there could be a fee associated with it to unlock its full potential.

below I have listed what the current assignments for the F-Keys.F1: Repeats the letters of the last command line, one by one

F2: Displays a dialog asking user to "enter the char to copy up to" of the last command line

F3: Repeats the last command line

F4: Displays a dialog asking user to "enter the char to delete up to" of the last command line

F5: Goes back one command line

F6: Enters the traditional CTRL+Z (^z)

F7: Displays a menu with the command line history

F8: Cycles back through previous command lines (beginning with most recent)

F9: Displays a dialog asking user to enter a command number, where 0 is for first command line entered

F10: Unassigned

F11: Unassigned

F12: Unassigned

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patslaiby

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thx a lot for the help, will give it a try
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