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Displays one screen of output at a time. This command is commonly used to view long files. Enabling extended features activates commands that control display.

command name | more [/e] [/c] [/p] [/s] [/tn] [+n]

more [/e] [/c] [/p] [/s] [/tn] [+n] < [drive:] [path] filename

more [/e] [/c] [/p] [/s] [/tn] [+n] files


[drive:] [path] filename

Specifies the file to display.

command name

Specifies a command whose output will be displayed.


Enable extended features.


Clears screen before displaying page.


Expand form-feed characters


Change multiple blank lines to one blank line.


Changes tabs to n spaces.


Displays first file beginning at the line specified by n.


Specifies list of files to display. Separate filenames with a space.

If extended features are enabled, the following commands are accepted at the --More-- prompt.

Display next page.
Display next line.
Display next file
Show available commands.
Show line number.
P n
Display next n lines.
S n
Skip next n lines.

See Also

ntcmds00000001.gif Filter commands

ntcmds00000001.gif Redirection symbols

ntcmds00000001.gif Dir

ntcmds00000001.gif Type

More Information About More

ntcmds00000001.gif More--Notes

ntcmds00000001.gif More--Examples


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