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I am using this in my program

for %%I in (*.txt) do (

The filenmae is in %%I.

Now i want to separate the first 2 chracters , next 3 characters , separately.

is it possible in DOS or Cmd.exe

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

http://www.dostips.com/DtTipsStringManipulation.php

set first2=%%I:~0,2% && set next3=%%I:~3,3%

I think.. geez, its been a while!

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Thanks mate , it worked –  Mirage Feb 22 '10 at 6:20
    
+1 for the DosTips.com web site - cheers. –  Umber Ferrule Mar 11 '10 at 9:31

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