Type: Internal (1.0 and later)
Purpose: Suspends execution of a batch file until a key is
PAUSE suspends execution of the batch file and displays the message
Strike a key when ready ...
With some versions of DOS, a comment may also be entered on the same line
PAUSE. The comment prompt is displayed before the Strike a key when
For more information on using the PAUSE command and other batch commands,
to Chapter 5, Using Batch Files.
To suspend execution of a batch file and display the message Insert the
diskette in drive A, enter
pause Insert the target diskette in drive A
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