COMMAND$

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The COMMAND$ function returns the DOS commandline arguments passed when a program was run.


Syntax: variable$ = COMMAND$


  • Return is a STRING with all arguments in uppercase no matter what case they were originally.
  • Useful when the programmer wants to add options to the command line of a program for later use by another.
  • COMMAND$ is not available in QBasic versions below 4.


See also: SHELL, RUN


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