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Command prompt

By kaitou90
Sep 9, 2007
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  1. Anyone know about command prompt?

    I mean its function other than those shown in the black screen when i type "help". Is there anymore usage of command prompt?

    Command prompt and batch files quite same. AM i right?
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu Newcomer, in training Posts: 9,431

    I assume that you mean Windows command prompt here? In that case, this thread should be moved.

    You can run any programs from command prompt, not only the builtin ones. You can also to basic programming like variables, loops, conditionals and branching. The main power of CMD is the ability to run programs easily with command line parameters. This gives you huge flexibility and automation capabilities.

    Yes, a batch file is basically a script for the command interpreter. The rules are slightly different though - a batch file pasted into the CMD window may not workand vice versa.
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