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AmigaOS 4.0 - About OS4 - Commands

WHY Internal
Purpose: To print an error message that explains why the previous command failed.
Format: WHY
Template: (none)
Path: Internal
Usually when a command fails the screen displays a brief message. This message typically includes the name of the file (if that was the problem) but does not go into detail.

For example, the message "Can't open <filename>" may appear. This could happen for a number of reasons - AmigaDOS may not be able to loacte the file, the file may be of the wrong type, or there may not have been sufficient space or RAM for the operation requested.

If the reason is not immediately obvious, enter WHY to get a more detailed explanation.

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Revised: February 9, 2006.