windows 7's DOS command

Is there an edit command in windows 7 DOS
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sautiAuthor Commented:
How to edit a text file using the DOS comand
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aadihCommented:
Q: Why not use notepad?
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QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
cmd.exe isn't DOS, and W7 doesn't have DOS - that is long gone, all NT-based OS have kind of an emulator. The pro is that you can use the commandline to start Windows applications.

So, as said above, use NotePad - you can call that directly from the prompt.
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John-Charles-HerzbergCommented:
Windows 7 has the edit command in Command Prompt

Windows 7 Command Prompt Commands

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/commandlinereference/tp/windows-7-commands-p1.05.htm

Edit
The edit command starts the MS-DOS Editor tool which is used to create and modify text files.

The edit is not available in 64-bit versions of Windows 7.

Thanks
JC
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Steve KnightIT ConsultancyCommented:
as people have said......

id i am in cmd prompt and want to edit a file then either type.

start somefile.txt
notepad somefile.txt

if you start typing a filename or path and press tab it completes it for your, i.e. you can type

noepad c./pr (tab) to get program files dir etc. then \ and tab again etc.

steve
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