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MODE (Set Typematic Rate)


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Sets the keyboard typematic rate, the rate at which the operating system repeats a character when you hold down the key for that character.

The typematic rate has two components, the rate and the delay. Some keyboards do not recognize this command.


Syntax

MODE /?

MODE CON[:] [RATE=r DELAY=d]


Parameters
CON[:] (v4.0 Win95 NT3.5)
Refers to the monitor.
DELAY=d (v4.0 Win95 NT3.5)
Specifies the amount of time that must elapse--after you press and hold down a key--before the operating system starts to repeat the character. If you set the delay, you must also set the rate.
RATE=r (v4.0 Win95 NT3.5)
Specifies the rate at which a character is repeated on the screen when you hold down a key. Valid values are in the range 1 through 32. These values are equal to approximately 2 to 30 characters per second, respectively. If you set the rate, you must also set the delay.

Switches
/? (NTXP)
Displays help.

Related

MODE - Configure Printer.
MODE - Configure Serial Port.
MODE - Display Device Status.
MODE - Redirect Printing.
MODE - Set Device Code Pages.
MODE - Set Display Mode.


Notes

none.


Examples

none.


Errorlevels

none.


Availability
External Resident
DOS
v4.0 v4.01 v4.01A v5.0 v5.0A v5.00.02 v5.001A v5.01 v5.02 v6.0 v6.10 v6.2 v6.21 v6.22 v6.23 v7.00 v7.0R1 v7.10 v8.00
Windows
Win95 Win98 WinME
Windows NT
NT3.5 NT4 NT2000 NTXP NT2003