This is probably the most user environment command. It lists the files and directories on the current or other specified device.
----A 2019/04/24 18:38 15 config.sys
----A 2019/04/11 11:29 734 hello.rxe
----A 2019/05/05 09:28 50 test1.rit
----A 2019/05/05 09:37 48 test1.rxe
4 file(s), 847 bytes total
0 dir(s), 8330795 bytes free
This is a typical output of a DIR command. It lists all files and directories along with their date, size, and attributes. It also shows the amount of free space remaining on the drive.
DIR can accept parameters to specify particular storage device, a specific path to directory or file, or a standard file mask by using the ‘*’ and ‘?’ characters.
will list the executable files in the current directory.
will list files that start with ‘prog’ and have file extension ‘.rit’, from directory ifs:/mydir1.