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Displaying the current keyboard code and code page

If you use the keyb command with no parameters or switches, Windows NT lists the current keyboard code, the current keyboard's related code page, and the current code page used by your console (CON). The information is displayed in the following format:

Current keyboard layout: Language 12 Sublanguage 0
Current CON code page: 437

Implementing Keyb

The following list shows the three different ways that you can start the Keyb program:

ntcmds00000002.gif Type keyb at the command prompt.

ntcmds00000002.gif Include an install command for KEYB.COM in your CONFIG.NT file.

ntcmds00000002.gif Include the appropriate keyb command in your AUTOEXEC.NT file.

Keyb exit codes

The following list shows each exit code and a brief description of its meaning:

Keyboard definition file was loaded successfully.
Invalid keyboard code, code page, or syntax was used.

You can use the errorlevel parameter on the if command line in a batch program to process exit codes returned by Keyb. For an example of a batch program that processes exit codes, see the diskcomp command.

More Information About Keyb

ntcmds00000001.gif Keyb--Examples

ntcmds00000001.gif Keyb


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