SUBMENU= (CONFIG.SYS Command)
Purpose: Specify that a menu item in a MultiConfig Menu actually opens a
Syntax: SUBMENU=blockName [,text]
blockName is the name of a block of CONFIG.SYS commands which contains one
or more MENUITEM= or SUBMENU= commands.
blockName can be up to 70 characters long. It may contain most
characters except for:
= equal signs
[ ] square brackets
[blockName] (the same text, enclosed in square brackets, on a
line by itself) must appear elsewhere in the CONFIG.SYS file. If
it cannot be found, an error message is displayed, and the
submenu will not be shown in the menu.
text is some text to be displayed as a menu choice. If omitted,
blockName is displayed as the menu item.
The text can be up to 70 characters long, including displayable
characters (ASCII 32-255).
■ Each submenu can have its own MENUDEFAULT= and time-out value, so you
can automate even multiply-nested menus. But are you sure your really
■ Its not documented anywhere, but you can backtrack from a submenu to a
higher-level menu by pressing the BACKSPACE key.
See Also: MultiConfig Menus