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I open a command prompt window in XP. There I run a command line program (foo.exe) and I want to capture stdout in a file. So I run it like this:

foo > fooResult.txt

However, at the same time I would like stdout to still be fed to the screen of the command prompt window. What is the syntax for that?

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foo |teefooResult.txt

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Does this work out of the box in windows? –  Nathan Fellman May 26 '10 at 18:42
    
You need the tee executable, which is available at the link given. –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams May 26 '10 at 19:00
    
Or on a new console, if he has Cygwin. –  Lorenzo Von Matterhorn Sep 16 '13 at 10:25

If you were using Linux you could use tee, like this:

foo | tee fooResult.txt

This would do what you want. Unfortunately (in this sense only, lest I upset somebody), you're using Windows. Fortunately, there is a windows version of tee here or here.

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