DOS environment


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DOS environment

The DOS environment is a reserved area in memory that holds values used by DOS and other applications. These "environment variables" are created with the Set command (see Set).
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Some of the problems that users had with this prototype are artifacts of a DOS environment that immediately disappear in a graphical user interface.
This saves the time in loading (starting) and unloading (exiting) that a DOS environment requires.
Accessing the function depends on whether you are operating in the DOS environment or under Windows.
A terminate and stay resident program would solve the problem, but the memory constraints of the DOS environment often prevent such implementations.
In the DOS environment, WordPerfect works well together with DrawPerfect (once the latter is debugged).
GSA's 47-node network more than doubled in size last year, so GSA increased network speed and reliability with 10-Mb/s fiber links; boosted uptime by retooling from bus to star topology; and added multi-user capabilities by swapping a Lotus-based application for a database in a DOS environment.
Now that OS/2 is turning out to be a hard product to sell, developers of oversized applications are taking a fresh look at ways to stretch the limits of the basic DOS environment.
I am amazed at the ease of transition, particularly coming from the DOS environment.
Approximately half of the personal computer workstations were selected for public use, operating in a DOS environment using Saber menuing software.