Changes the terminal device used to control your computer.
Use the CTTY command if you want to use another device to enter commands.
For more information about changing the input device when specifying a command interpreter, see the COMMAND command.
Use the MODE command to set up your serial port for baud rate, parity, bits, and stop bit before using the CTTY command.
Many programs do not use DOS for input or output. These programs send input directly to the hardware on your computer. The CTTY command has no effect on these programs; it affects only programs that use DOS for reading keyboard input and displaying output.
In addition to the CTTY command, you can use the device parameter of the COMMAND command to specify the input device.
To change control of all input and output from the current device (your computer monitor and keyboard) to the AUX port, type:
In this example, a remote terminal device connected to the AUX port controls input and output for your system.
To transfer input and output back to the monitor and keyboard, type: