Batch File Structure and Syntax

Q

What is the batch file structure? What are basic syntax rules for a batch file?

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A

Here are some basic syntax rules about the structure of a batch file:

1. Batch files are text files.

2. Empty lines are allowed.

3. Comments can be entered using the "rem" command.

4. ":label" can be used to label an execution location.

5. Multiple commands can be entered in one line with unconditional or conditional join operators: &, && and ||.

6. Multiple commands can be grouped within parentheses (...).

7. Command can continue in multiple lines with line breaks escaped with ^.

8. Command names are not case sensitive.

 

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