7. DOCUMENTATION CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONS
7.1 New CV.COM for CodeView
Users of CodeView versions 3.0 to 3.13 should use the
program CV.COM to start CodeView. For more details, see the
section on CodeView in the file APPNOTES.TXT.
7.2 Documentation Corrections
The following is a correction to the Microsoft MS-DOS
Getting Started manual:
Page 66 (steps 6 and 7 of the procedure):
To determine whether you have the correct version of
EMM386.EXE, disregard the file dates (as stated in
steps 6 and 7 of the procedure). Instead, to check
which version of EMM386 you are using:
• Quit Windows, if you are using it.
• Type EMM386 at the command prompt.
MS-DOS displays the version of EMM386 you are using.
• If the message indicates you are using version 4.33
or later, you are using the correct version.
If you are using a version earlier than 4.33, expand
and copy the newer version included with MS-DOS 5.0
by following step 7 of the procedure in Getting
Page 77 (Lotus 1-2-3 version 3.1 won't start)
The information in this section also applies to Lotus
1-2-3 version 3.0.
The following are corrections to the Microsoft MS-DOS User's
Guide and Reference:
If you can't use the FORMAT command to format an
unformatted disk, try using the /u switch.
You cannot use the MIRROR command with a network drive
or any drive you created by using the ASSIGN, SUBST, or
Do not use the UNDELETE command in the following
• When other programs are active.
• With the LOAD= command or the Shift+Enter key combination in Windows or MS-DOS Shell.
• With Task Swapper in MS-DOS Shell.
The UNFORMAT /p switch is not compatible with the /j
RAMDRIVE.SYS Device Driver:
Valid values for the RAMDrive DiskSize parameter are
4 through 32767.
The following is a correction to the command-line Help:
COMP /? Help:
Online help for the COMP command /d switch should state
that the default format is hexadecimal.
7.3 Hercules Display Adapter (MSHERC.COM)
If you use MS-DOS Editor or QBasic with a Hercules display
adapter, include the MSHERC.COM command in your AUTOEXEC.BAT
7.4 QBasic "On Error" Command
Online help for Microsoft QBasic incorrectly states that
ON ERROR RESUME NEXT is a valid statement. The correct
syntax is as follows:
ON ERROR GOTO <LINE/LABEL>