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Chapter 16. Understanding Batch Files > Creating a Simple Batch File

Creating a Simple Batch File

Tasks consisting of the same series of commands are ideal candidates for batch files. One task that you might perform repetitively is copying and comparing files.

In this section, you create a simple batch file, using the COPY command to redirect input from the keyboard (the CON device) to create an ASCII text file. (Remember that you also can use the DOS Editor, Edlin, or another text-editing or word processing program to create ASCII text files.)


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