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Batch pause command

I was just wondering if there was a way to customize the message in a batch file to say something other then "press any key to continue....." or hiding the message with ">nul" thanks Batchers Unite!!!

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spiker (author) 8 years ago
So what would the command line look like? Choice pause "HAHAHAHHAA this has been paused!!!" ?
Goodhart spiker8 years ago
spiker (author)  Goodhart8 years ago
what does that have to do with the pause command? i want when i have pause come up, it say a different message that i can customize.
Goodhart spiker8 years ago
I believe it halts execution IIRC displaying the message you wish to have displayed.
spiker (author)  Goodhart8 years ago
Well tahnks everyone for the help, i have found that it is impossible, i have found a new way to display a message. Thanks all! @echo off echo. echo hi echo. pause echo. echo and bye echo. echo Press any key to advance the rest of this file.... pause >nul The above has accomplished my desire for a custom Pause message. test it out!!!

@ echo Your message here

@ pause>nul

try it
. You cannot customize the text that PAUSE displays ("what you see is what you get" - Geraldine), but you can with CHOICE.
spiker (author)  NachoMahma8 years ago
does anybody have any examples? i would liek to see it in action plz
. All you have to do is follow the link that Goodhart provided.
. Try searching for something like "choice +batch".
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