2. A DOS command to pull up the contents of the currently selected drive or folder.
Volume in drive C has no label.
Volume Serial Number is ????-????
Directory of C:\
(Contents of folder displayed here in list-matic form)
2. A DOS command short for "directory"
2. "I'll just type 'dir' at the 'c:\' command prompt to get a list of all the files contained in this drive (typing dir/p will pause the too-quickly scrolling list at each screen-length of text so that it can be read; typing 'dir/w' at the 'c:\' or 'd:\' etc.' command prompt will list the contained files in columns; typing 'dir/p/w' will get you columns as well as pause the list if there are too many file names to fit on the screen at one time)."