I have 50 text files in one dir.
Is there a Windows command-line method to concatenate those files into a single file?
I am using Windows Vista.
I don't want to type the name of all files.
that's easy to be avoided, open a command prompt in this folder and type the following command:
Now you will have all text files in this folder merged into a single file called newfile.txt
why didn't you say that in your question? :)
here's a tutorial that may help you to achieve your "ultimate aim":
Assuming you are talking about appending text files,
copy file1+file2+file3 targetfile
If you have a lot of files, you could loop by appending one file at a time.
Also, if its binary files, you can add in the '
To add a newLine at the end of each concatenated file, use
The following .bat file will append all *.for files, except the one named XIT.for, to a blank file named MASTER.for
in Windows cmd.
got to that folder location
then type this