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Batch file examples
💾 Name Version Description OS (1) Last modified Remarks
💾 PadDemo.bat   Demo batch file for LeftPad and RightPad subroutines, both written to format strings to be displayed in columns on screen NT 2007-03-09 Also available in VBScript.
💾 PausePrinting.bat 1.00 Pause printing on the specified printer XP 2010-07-11 Requires WMIC.
Use ResumePrinting.bat to resume printing again.
Also available in VBScript.
💾 PCName.bat 1.00 Store computer name in environment variable. 95 2002-03-06 This batch file stores the computer name without leading backslashes, as opposed to the NETSETxx.BAT batch files.
💾 PDFPageCount.bat 1.01 Display the page count for the specified PDF file(s). NT 2011-10-11 Requires FINDSTR
💾 Pictures.bat 1.00 Display all GIF and JPG files in your web browser All 1999-03-21 Requires Picture2.bat 1.00 and Picture3.bat 1.00.
Set of 3 interdependent batch files for MS-DOS.
💾 Pict_NT.bat 2.00 Display all GIF, JPG and PNG files in your default web browser NT 2016-05-13 This NT version is one single batch file.
💾 PMChoice.bat 2.00 Replacement for the CHOICE command NT 2003-10-09 Requires PMChoice.kix and KiXtart
💾 PMSleep.bat 3.00 Wait for a specified number of seconds NT 2013-03-21 A "clone" of the NT4 Server Resource Kit's SLEEP command using NT's native PING command only.
💾 PMSlpW9x.bat 2.10 Wait for a specified number of seconds 95 2004-07-23 A "clone" of the NT4 Server Resource Kit's SLEEP command using NT's native PING command only.
💾 PMSoon.bat 1.01 Schedule at relative times instead of absolute times NT 2001-02-17 A "clone" of the NT4 Server Resource Kit's SOON command using NT's native NET TIME and AT commands only.
💾 PrintAny.bat 2.01 Print any known file type from batch files W7 2014-04-02 More details on my Print Files page.
Also available as Print.vbs and PrintAny.exe.
💾 PrintDoc.bat 1.00 Use Word to print Word documents from the command line W2K 2008-11-29 Requires CMCDDE and Microsoft Word.
More details on my Print Files page.
💾 PrintHTM.bat 1.11 Print HTML files from batch files (with printer dialog) NT 2002-03-31 More details on my Print Files page.
💾 PrintHTM.bat 2.00 Print HTML files from batch files (without user interaction, to any printer) NT 2002-02-09 Requires KiXtart.
More details on my Print Files page.
💾 Printing.bat 2.20 List printer status and number of printjobs, pause or resume printing, or flush all printjobs on the selected printer(s) XP 2010-09-14 Requires WMIC.
Also available in C# and VBScript.
💾 PrintPDF.bat 3.11 Print PDF files from batch files NT 2007-10-19 More details on my Print Files page.
Also available as KiXtart, Perl, Rexx and VBScript scripts.
💾 PrintPPT.bat 1.00 Open a print dialog for a specified PowerPoint file NT 2008-06-11 Requires PowerPoint 2003 or 2007 or PowerPoint Viewer
💾 PrnPDF8.bat 1.00 Print a PDF file to any printer XP 2008-06-14 Requires Foxit Reader 2 or Adobe Reader 8. 
💾 PrnPDF9.bat 1.00 Print a PDF file to any printer XP 2009-08-12 Requires Foxit Reader 3 or Adobe Reader 9
💾 ProdID.bat 1.00 Display Windows' Product ID and store it in an environment variable "ProductID" NT 2002-03-31 Also available as KiXtart and VBScript scripts.
📦 ProgressMeter.bat 1.00 Display a progress bar in the current CMD.EXE's title bar NT 2007-01-10 Written by Roy Holt.
💾 PwdNoExp.bat 1.00 Set "password never expires" for a local account XP 2008-03-12 Requires WMIC.
Also available in VBScript.

 

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Notes: (1) Operating System version these batch files were written for
All No version specific commands are used, though it is (obviously) not tested with every DOS version available
95 Windows 95 (and probably Windows 98 as well)
98 Windows 98
DOS3 MS-DOS 3 and 4
DOS6+ MS-DOS 6 and later
NT Windows NT 4 and later
NT4 Windows NT 4 (Windows NT 4 Terminal Server Edition too)
W2K Windows 2000 and later
XP Windows XP
W2K3 Windows Server 2003
W2K8 Windows Server 2008
W10 Windows 10
WV Windows Vista
W2K8R2 Windows Server 2008 Release 2
W7 Windows 7
OS2 OS/2 Warp
TS Windows NT 4 Terminal Server Edition, or Windows Server 200* with Terminal Services

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