DIR Listings Do Not Support Commas in 40-Column Mode (105059)

The information in this article applies to:
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.2
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.21
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.22

This article was previously published under Q105059


When you run MS-DOS in 40-column mode, numerical output in directory listings does not contain comma support.


In 40-column mode, at most, 39 characters can be displayed before line-wrapping occurs. With comma support added, directory listings are 43 characters wide. To prevent directory listings from wrapping in 40- column mode, MS-DOS disables comma support.

Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 11/21/1999
Keywords: KB105059