What's the equivalent of
# for Windows cmd console sessions, to create a comment?
The operating system is Windows XP.
You could also use the double-colon convention commonly seen in batch files:
A single colon followed by a string is a label, but a double colon and anything after it are silently ignored. One could argue that this form is more legible than the
Note that both of these methods only work at the beginning of a line. If you want to append a comment to a command, you can use them with the command concatenation character (
I believe the answer provided by bernhard is incorrect.
At least through win 7,
in a batch file will print in the output. To suppress printing, use
The same goes for other commands, which by default are echoed to the console.
You prefix your comment with the word REM.
But if you want your comment printed back to you, you should echo it: