current directory


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current directory

The disk directory (folder) the system is presently working in. Unless otherwise specified, commands that deal with disk files refer to the current directory and current drive. Also known as the "working directory."
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If you ever get confused or forget where you are, you can use the "pwd" command ("pwd" is an acronym for "print working directory") to print or display the current directory:
The site includes information about the KCMA Certification Program, the current Directory of Certified Manufacturers, a membership list including addresses and phone numbers, and information about the KCMA -- its structure and staff, benefits of membership, meeting information and current projects.
Custom selections and output options are available for all of National Register Publishing's current Directory of Corporate Affiliations titles.
This one, "W PUSHD \WP51 [caret] IFF /%1==/THEN [caret] WP [caret] ELSE [caret] KEYSTACK 0 @63 "=" "%1" 32 32 "N" "%2" @65 "1" [caret] WP [caret] POPD [caret] ENDIFF", creates a command called "W." It changes directories to WP51, again saving the current directory. Then it looks to see whether I have entered a file name or directory after the "W." If not, it starts WordPerfect.
The NHLA also created a time capsule and included copies of its publications, a current directory, souvenirs from the association's 1998 convention, technical reports on forest health and other industry data.
Company Intelligence combines current directory information with the latest company news in a single record.
If none of these exist in the current directory, DOS looks in the PATH you have established, if it exists.
Simply typing DIR will produce a fist of the files in the current directory. By using wildcards, you can find a specific file or group of similar files.
The command syntax is PROMP'r $P$G, where $P stands for the current directory and $G is the greaterthan sign.
The contract is a service of reception and recovery of waste classified - according to the current directory of waste - under code 19 12 12 - Other wastes (including mixtures of materials) from mechanical treatment of wastes other than those mentioned in 19 12 11, from the segregation of waste waste as an alternative fuel component of the waste produced by the Employer in RIPOK - ZUO Krosno, called later in the Terms of Reference "waste".
Materials and equipment used by the contractor to carry out the object of the contract must spelniacwymagania relevant standards, as well as have the technical equivalent - ie not gorszeniz parameters of materials and equipment approved by the Purchaser for use in sieciachelektroenergetycznych of the Purchaser, in the current directory with him.