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Create a batch file that uses part of the file name as a variable

Create a batch file that uses part of the file name as a variable

Create a batch file that uses part of the file name as a variable

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I would like to create a .bat the that reads all of the files in a specific directory and copies them to a unique directory based upon the file name.

Here is a sample of files it my p:\master directory. The directory actually contains approx 500 files

ITM90236.CSV
ITM90236.HST
ITM90254.CSV
ITM90254.HST
ITM90334.CSV
ITM90334.HST
ITM90669.CSV
ITM90669.HST

I want to use the number in the file name and copy the files to that directory P:\Master\90236.

My current batch file has a entry for number.

RE: Create a batch file that uses part of the file name as a variable

Hi, and welcome to Tek-Tips.

This forum is rather moldy🧀, not having any active postings for years.

Please tell us what BASIC you are using. There are other more current forums here that address various BASICs.

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RE: Create a batch file that uses part of the file name as a variable

(OP)
Sorry and thank you, This is not a Basic programming language question. It is a question for Dos / Windows .bat files. I will try to find the correct thread to post this under.

RE: Create a batch file that uses part of the file name as a variable

Its a Windows question. Search for your version of Windows.

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