This article is about the DOS command. For the Unix command, see type (Unix)
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type is a command in various VMS, AmigaDOS, CP/M, DOS, OS/2 and Microsoft Windows command line interpreters (shells) such as
cmd.exe, 4DOS/4NT and Windows PowerShell. It is used to display the contents of specified files. It is analogous to the Unix
In Windows PowerShell, type is a predefined command alias for the
Get-Content Cmdlet which basically serves the same purpose.
Type command in Unix
The corresponding command in Unix operating systems is cat.