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dxmtools(1)							  dxmtools(1)



NAME

  dxmtools - DOS Tools Graphical User Interface	for manipulating files on an
  MSDOS	diskette

SYNOPSIS

  /usr/bin/X11/dxmtools

OPTIONS

  [X resources]

DESCRIPTION

  The DOS Tools	application, dxmtools, uses a graphical	user interface to
  copy files to	and from an MSDOS formatted diskette to	manipulate files on
  that diskette, in the	same manner as the mtools(1) commands, which are
  accessed from	the command line interface.

  The DOS Tools	application accepts the	standard X11 resource options.	For
  more information, see	the X(1X) reference page

  Use the DOS Tools application	to:

    +  Copy a diskette file to Tru64 UNIX

    +  Copy Tru64 UNIX files to	the diskette

    +  Create a	directory on the diskette

    +  Delete diskette files

    +  Format a	diskette

    +  Change the diskette volume label

    +  Change the archive, read-only, hidden, and system attribute bits	on a
       diskette	file

    +  Display the contents of a diskette file

    +  Find a diskette file by its name, size, or attribute settings

    +  Rename a	diskette file.

  MSDOS	filenames are optionally composed of a drive letter followed by	a
  colon, optional subdirectories, and a	filename. Subdirectory names can use
  either the '/' or '\'	separator. The current working directory relative to
  the diskette is A:/.

  The regular expression pattern matching routines follow the UNIX-style
  rules. For example, an asterisk (*), in place	of asterisks separated by a
  dot (.) that is *.*, matches all MSDOS files.	The archive, hidden, read-
  only,	and system attribute bits are ignored during pattern matching.

  The DOS Tools	application requires a diskette	properly installed on the
  system.

  The DOS Tools	application addresses a	device named /dev/disk/floppy; a sym-
  bolic	link between the diskette device and /dev/disk/floppy is required.

  Online help is available for the dxmtools application.  To get help, click
  on any Help button or	use the	Help pull-down menu.

  The DOS Tools	application can	be invoked from:

  The CDE Application Manager.
  Application Group: Desktop_Apps
  Desktop_Apps Subgroup: dxmtools

EXAMPLES

   1.  Invoke the DOS Tools application	from the command line.
	    /usr/bin/X11/dxmtools

   2.  Open the	DOS Tools help volume from the command line without running
       the application.
	    /usr/dt/bin/dthelpview -h
	    /usr/dt/appconfig/help/C/dxmtools.sdl



FILES

  /usr/bin/X11/dxmtools
      DOS Tools	executable

  /usr/dt/appconfig/help/C/dxmtools.sdl
      DOS Tools	Help Volume

  /dev/disk/floppy
      Symbolic link for	diskette drive.

SEE ALSO

  Commands:  ln(1), mattrib(1),	mcd(1),	mcopy(1), mdel(1), mdir(1), mla-
  bel(1), mmd(1), mrd(1), mread(1), mren(1), mtools(1),	mtype(1), mwrite(1),
  X(1X)

  Diskette interface:  fd(7)

  Utilities:  MAKEDEV(8), mknod(8)