Format

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Format About Window
Format Select Device Window
Format Information Window
Format 1st Confirmation Window
Format 2nd Confirmation Window
Full Format Process Window

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Introduction

Using Format

Workbench

Format can be invoked from the Workbench by right clicking on a device and selecting the Format disk... option from the icons menu or it can be run directly from the System drawer by double clicking on it's icon. If you run it directly, the Format Select Device window will appear listing the available devices on the system.


Command Line

Alternatively Format command can be run directly from the CLI.

Shown below are the command line options that the Format command accepts in the CLI:

DEVICE=DRIVE/K/A,NAME/K/A,OFS/S,FFS/S,INTL=INTERNATIONAL/S,NOINTL=NOINTERNATIONAL/S,DIRCACHE/S,NODIRCACHE/S,LN=LONGNAME/S,NOICONS/S,QUICK/S,NOVERIFY/S,NOCONFIRM/S,MAXMEM/K/N,RETRY/K/N,LOGFILE/K,CS=CASESENSITIVE/S,NR=NORECYCLED/S,SR=SHOWRECYCLED/S
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