This command changes the prompt for the command processor.

PROMPT [text]


  • text
    Specifies a new prompt.


A prompt can consist both of normal characters and the following codes for special characters or sequences of characters:

Code Special Character
  ampersand (&)
$B pipe (|)
$C left parenthesis
$D current date
$E escape code, ASCII code 27
$F right parenthesis
$G greater than sign (>)
$L less than sign (<)
$P current path
$Q equal sign (=)
$S space
$T Current time
$_ Carriage return and line feed
$$ Dollar sign ($)

See Also

Command Processor Commands | Command Processor Shell

 Last updated on Thursday, April 08, 2004

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