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:: How to use the TYPE CON command to receive user input
:: Written by Rob van der Woude
ECHO Demonstration of receiving user input through the TYPE CON command.
ECHO Type in any string and close by pressing Enter, F6 (or Ctrl+Z), Enter.
ECHO Only the last non-empty line will be remembered, leading spaces are ignored.
:: Only one single command line is needed to receive user input
FOR /F "tokens=*" %%A IN ('TYPE CON') DO SET INPUT=%%A
:: Use quotes if you want to display redirection characters as well
ECHO You typed: "%INPUT%"
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