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8 character representation of a long directory name within a command prompt

Anthony Lucia
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I have a directory named

c:\program files (x86)\Java60\jre

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For directories longer than 8 characters,
In some contexts, Windows sometimes displays
these directories with something like the
following nomenclature

c:\progra~2

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However, when I do a 'dir', or 'cd' on the command prompt, I can not see the 8 character representation of the directory name

How can I view the 8 character representation for a directory within a command prompt

Is there a certain command or context in which I can perform this?
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