Introduction: Batch File Tutorial 1
This is my first Instructable so cut me some slack this picture thing is confusing. OK so first this is for ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS.
In this tutorial we will be covering 4 commands: @echo off, echo, title, and pause. ( I don't know whats wrong with the pictures please help.
Step 1: Start
Ok to start out make a new folder called Batch inside that make 2 folders, one called Tutorials and one called Pranks. Then open a text editor like notepad or notepad++ (i recommend notepad for beginners, notepad++ s good but has way to many options.) Then type in it:
title First Batch File
echo This is my first batch file!
Now if you want to know what these do continue reading if not just go to the next step.
@echo off hides the code from showing up when you run the program
title sets the title on the tab window. this can be anything
echo displays a message this can also be anything
pause displays "Press any key to continue..." and waits until you press a key to do anything else.
Step 2: Saving
Ok to save it go to file save as, then change the name to First-Batch-File.bat (MAKE SURE YOU PUT .BAT) and save it in your tutorials folder, we will pick up on this next time. (in my picture i have a folder called code notes you can do this if you want.)
Step 3: Extra
If you want you can try something like this:
see what is does.
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