DIR [pathname(s)] [display_format] [file_attributes] [sorted] [time] [options]
[pathname] The drive, folder, and/or files to display,
this can include wildcards:
* Match any characters
? Match any ONE character

/P Pause after each screen of data.
/W Wide List format, sorted horizontally.
/D Wide List format, sorted by vertical column.

[file_attributes] /A:

/A:D Folder /A:-D NOT Folder
/A:R Read-only /A:-R NOT Read-only
/A:H Hidden /A:-H NOT Hidden
/A:A Archive /A:-A NOT Archive
/A Show all files
Several attributes may be combined e.g. /A:HD-R

[sorted] Sorted by /O:

/O:N Name /O:-N Name
/O:S file Size /O:-S file Size
/O:E file Extension /O:-E file Extension
/O:D Date & time /O:-D Date & time
/O:G Group folders first /O:-G Group folders last
several attributes may be combined e.g. /O:GEN

[time] /T: the time field to display & use for sorting

/T:C Creation
/T:A Last Access
/T:W Last Written (default)

/S include all subfolders.
/R Display alternate data streams. (Vista and above)
/B Bare format (no heading, file sizes or summary).
/L use Lowercase.
/Q Display the owner of the file.

/N long list format where filenames are on the far right.
/X As for /N but with the short filenames included.

/C Include thousand separator in file sizes.
/-C Don’t include thousand separator in file sizes.

/4 Display four-digit years

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