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.
TAXSIMPLE, designed for low-to-medium-volume users, employs an integrated system of IlKS forms look-a-like screens in a DOS environment. Data can be entered directly on the forms or entered through work screens.
TurboSPC VA provides the same statistical tools as Quantum but in a DOS environment. Price: $2995.
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).