Append command in Windows Server 2008

In this article I will discuss about how to use the append command in Operating System.
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Introduction

Append command applies to Windows Server 2008.

The use of append command is to open files in another directory as if they were situated in the current directory. If it is used without parameters, append displays the appended directory list. We cannot use Append command in 64-bit versions of Windows XP.

Syntax of Append Command

append [[<Drive>:]<Path>[;...]] [/x[:on|:off]] [/path:[:on|:off] [/e] 
append ;

Parameters:

 List Of Parameters

Meaning

;

Cancels the appended folders list

/?

 Show help at the command prompt

[<Drive>:]<Path>

Specifies a drive and directory that you want to append to the current folder

/path: { on | off }

/path:on is the default setting. Applies appended directories to file requests that already specify a path .And /path:off undo the /path:on effects.

/e

Allocate a copy of the appended directory list in an environment variable named APPEND

Examples of Append Command

1. Display the help at the Command Prompt

append  /?

2:Cancels the appended folders list

append ;

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