[Guide to AmigaDOS 3\CrossDOS]
Format: CROSSDOS [CX_PRIORITY <priority>] [CX_POPKEY <key>]
Template: CX_PRIORITY/N/K, CX_POPKEY/K, CX_POPUP/K
Purpose: To set text filter and conversion options.
CROSSDOS lets you read from and write to MS-DOS formatted disks using your
standard Amiga drives. This makes it simple to transfer information such as
text, font, database, and graphics files between Amiga and MS-DOS computers.
Use the CROSSDOS command to set text filter and conversion options during
The Standard DOS drivers for CrossDOS are PC0: and PC1:, which correspond to
DF0: and DF1:. These two drivers allow an Amiga floppy drive to read from
and write to 720kB MS-DOS disks. CrossDOS drivers still handle your Amiga
CX_POPKEY allows you to specify the hot key for the program. If more than
one key is specified, be sure to enclose the entire argument in double-
quotes (i.e., CX_POPKEY="Shift F1").
CX_POPUP=no will prevent the CrossDOS window from opening. By default the
program window opens when the command is invoked.
CX_PRIORITY sets the priority of CrossDOS in relation to all other Commodity
Exchange programs. All the Commodity Exchange programs are set to a default
priority of 0.
For complete information on CrossDOS, see Using the Amiga Worhbench manual.
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