Command Prompt for Windows

Function Keys

The system menu contains the Attributes... option, as below :-

When selected will display the Attributes window containing the Key tab, as below :-

The Key tab displays the text for the function keys F1 to F12 (excluding F10). The F10 function key is reserved by Windows and pressing the F10 function key will activate the system menu. Similarly, the F1 function key (no modifiers) is reserved by the WinOne® Command Prompt for Context Sensitive Help.

Function Keys

The function keys can include any text string. When a function key is pressed the respective text string is inserted at the command prompt.


Allows the text for functions keys to be set for the respective modifier keys (ie. the Shift and Control keys).

Appending a Carriage Return

To append a carriage return character to the end of the text string associated with a function key simply select the small check box next to the respective function key edit field. When a tick mark is displayed, then the carriage return character will be appended to the end of the text string, otherwise when no tick mark is displayed then no carriage return character is appended to the end of the text string.