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Chapter 12. Batch Files for Fun and Prof... > Displaying Information in Batch File...

Displaying Information in Batch Files

By default, batch files display or echo every line inside them to the Command Prompt window as they run. For complex batch files, this can be very distracting, as page after page of commands and messages scroll by. It's hard to read, and you may miss important error messages buried in the middle of the mess. Therefore, it's traditional to disable batch file echoing with the statement

@echo off 


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