Batch processing is the execution of a set of commands or software programs without user intervention. A batch file is a text file containing a sequence of such commands or programs invocations.

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Copying files out of sub directories into a new folder without original subdirectories [duplicate]

I have about 120K tiff files that are now stored in about 300 folders, each folder has about 300 to 350 tiff files in it. i need to put all of my TIFF files in one folder. need to do away from the ...
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Windows Script Host

My batch file runs on my PC, but when I run it on the server, it calls the Windows Script Host (WSH) which seems to hang the process. There are no settings for the WSH. when I kill the WSH my batch ...
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batch replace of video track with x264 (or ffmpeg, or avconv)

I have a bunch of .mkv files with diverse content, so I don't know about their audio, subtitle, chapter and attachment contents. Common denominator: They all have one video track. I want to batch ...
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Batch WinRAR Cluster Error

I've recently have had a problem with a small project of a batch cluster WinRAR cracker of numeric. I have a master file that controls all the variables for the clusters and have 8 clusters. I have ...
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Mac Terminal Renaming Bulk files Randomly

I have googled and looked on here but nothing is as basic as I want it. Whats the best way to rename a folder of both .jpg and .JPG files to a random number - I have 250 images and I randomly want ...
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I would like to batch change one colour in a group of PNGs. Mac - freeware software

I hope someone would be able to help me. I have a group of icons in png format. They are all transparent backgrounds with one colour for the actual icon. I would like to change this colour in all of ...
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Batch files to combine multiple files (that have parentheses in their names)

The background: I'm using IFTTT to pull DC Metro bulletins from their RSS feed into a text file for my BBS. The biggest problem is that IFTTT cannot overwrite or append to files, so I get multiple ...
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How to generate URLs to shared files in my google drive in batch? How about create Qualtrics surveys in batch?

I have about 200 images uploaded in my google drive, and I want their URLs. I can, of course, manually click "share" for each one of them to get their URLs then paste them in a text file myself, but I ...
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Execute “tar -cf” command from “send to” batch file to .tar.gz a file quickly

I installed the GNU tar for windows to speed up tar-ing files so I don't have to mess around opening 7zip twice to tar then gzip a file. To speed up the process even more, I tried to write a send-to ...
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Hide cmd.exe Process When Running Batch Script [duplicate]

I have a batch script that I am running hidden by executing it with a vbs. This is great, because it completely hides the cmd window. However, if I look in the Windows Task Manager I can still see ...
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How to project all the files or newest files that were added to the directory using gdalwarp and commandline(.bat file)

How am I going to automatically detect all the files that were added to the directory and then project it immediately?Because everyday I am downloading hdf files and then project it from time to time ...
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Ways to start a program at the same time as cmd

I'm in a bit of a quandary: when I want to start a program at the same time as another program, my normal MO is to make a batch file that goes something like this: @ echo off start exe1.exe start ...
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How to open multiple TGA files then save them compressed as 24 bits in Photoshop?

I have a huge amount of TGA files from the game Counter-Strike (environment files such as sky, grass, water etc) and they are pretty big. There were some other TGA files that I manually opened and ...
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Batch Script Doesnt Delete Folders in a Folder .txt File :(

My batch file's code is: for /f "delims=" %%f in (7profiledeletelist.txt) do rd /s /q "%%f" PAUSE exit In "7profiledeletelist.txt", there are: (will be deleted) C:\Users\1* (I tried *.* it didnt ...
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Is there functionality that CMD has that PowerShell doesn't? [closed]

This is not a question regarding which is better; I am purely interested in use cases where PowerShell cannot perform the same functions that CMD can. The only thing that comes to mind for me is that ...
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Command to output its backend process

I have an application running in windows that has an option to run a command (UI base). I'm pretty sure that the UI base backend is running in a cmd but I dont know what is the exact bin file. The ...
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Index files and folders in windows

I want to create a database of all files and folders within a specific location (say, E:\movies). How can I do this? Is there any software which can do this for me? Otherwise do I need to write code ...
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How can I get ConEmu to open more than 30 tabs?

I have a .bat file which opens 100+ consoles, but I need them in new tabs. Problem is, ConEmu has a max of 30 tabs. I can do this with regular cmd, but its 100+ new windows. I'd prefer them in tabs ...
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Batch update multiple PDFs meta data

I Need to update a lot of old PDFs with newer meta data (File > Properties> Description - Title, Author, Subject...) I have too many to do it manually and could nto find a way to apply the same meta ...
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Batch Script 32 bit limitation of integer

Is there any way I can over come the 32 bit limitation of integer math operation of Batch. I am doing some addition operation in my script and the sum value becomes more than the range( 2^31 -1). I ...
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How to batch convert files from command line?

I'm converting music from a proprietary format that the Nintendo 3DS uses to wav. The only program that can convert this proprietary format is a command line program that takes input like this: ...
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Windows batch file to read exif exposure bias?

In Windows Explorer, in details view I can add a column for Exposure Bias, then sort by that column to delete unneeded brackets. I do this so often I'd like to create a batch file or script that will ...
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set environment variable from batch

When I set a environment variable envir using setx command, It seems to not actually 'set' in environment. setx envir "windows" if 1==1 ( setx envir "unix" ) echo %envir% set The set command ...
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Replacing certain word in text file using Batch file

I am trying to use a batch file to determine the currently installed drive letter and to replace a keyword in the ini file with the drive letter. Basically the ini file contains: [app] ...
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Windows Batch File to copy and count file names and output to single file

I have a folder with multiple files containing records. I want a windows batch script which will copy all the 'file names' into a single output file along with the count of records that are present ...
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Windows Batch File - delete data after a delimiter

I have seen several examples of what I need, and have tried modifying those without success. Starting information: a:b:c:d:e:f Desired Format: a:b Information will be pasted in 1 text file ...
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Batch grab all font files

I'm not too great at Batch but I am fairly sure it can do this despite not seeing any other questions/pages on this. My Issue: I have a series of font files (.otf and .ttf) within a folder. Some are ...
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How to use `%` in a batch file

I want to associate a extension to a program by a batch file. This command works fine when I write it interactively. ftype wavfile="%ProgramFiles(x86)%\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe" "%1" But when I write ...
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How to disable the screensaver password for all users via command line?

I have a pool of ~40 terminals running Windows Embedded POSReady (basically, a modified Windows XP). My problem is that these computers requires a password after exiting the screensaver. The ...
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The Directory name is too long in batch

I already asked the question in stack overflow, but did not get any answer from anyone. So i am asking the same question here also. I am trying make a program which will calculate size of all folder ...
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How can I (on a mac) highlight a list of files in finder from a list of filenames in a spreadsheet?

I do a lot of content management. I already have a program that will detect from a spreadsheet a list of filenames and RENAME those items... but this program is limited to renaming those filenames. ...
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Batch watermark images and append wildcard number

I'm using irfanview to batch process images it has the ability to add watermark to it as well, I want to be able to add a wildcard number after the watermark text, at the moment it just adds the ...
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How to search for a certain keyword that match the variable in batch file

I have search and tried various question and solution that are posted in this site. But a beginner like me doesn't have the brain for it. The code below work well if I put 1 single string. how to ...
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Replace Symlinks with Real File in Windows

So I recently began using Kickstrap for a new project, and I've discovered that while Kickstrap successfully compiles and puts all the files in the right place, any files that end up identical are ...
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A way to save all the names of active windows and tray icons periodically

As title says, I've already checked this post: Is there a way to copy the file paths of ALL active windows' opened files? (for saving and restoring your Windows session across a restart) And I ...
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How to batch create number folders using CMD? [duplicate]

Is there a way to batch create multiple number folders using cmd in Windows 8.1 64-Bit? I need something that'll create multiple number folders without using the following md command: ...
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Windows pausing service instead of restarting it when batch file called from task scheduler

I have set up a task in Windows Task Scheduler to run at a specific time each day. The task simply executes a batch file I've created to restart my Windows service. This is the contents of that ...
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Create VPN connection using batch

Is there a way to make a batch file that creates a VPN connection? I just need it to accept the Internet address and Destination name, and make a VPN based on that. It'd also be great to get the ...
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Alter CSV file in Windows

Is it possible to read the contents of .csv and add another column data for every record ?. Example : The input CSV will have the following contents Row 1 : C1 C2 C3 C4 <C5> ........... Is ...
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How can I remove spaces only from specific position using batch script

I have an entry as below in my input file (input.txt) : mcolWarrant||||||||| 0||Forwarded|| mcolWarrant||||||||| 0||Forwarded|| mcolWarrant||||||||| 0||Forwarded|| ...
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How to install a dummy printer by command?

i need to install a fake/dummy printer on windows using a command or a batch file. I was able to install a dummy printer using the wizard and selecting a NUL port. The problem is that i need to add ...
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General-purpose For-Loop Windows batch command with User Input

How can I use as "input" over each file in a directory using a for-loop as "output" in its subfolder? I think the answer of this question will be very helpful, so I will give general-purpose example: ...
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Batch arguments for SSH Secure Shell in Windows 7?

I installed SSH Secure Shell to connect to my remote server, and I want to automate the process of updating my website. I was going to make a batch script to automatically push and pull from my site ...
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DOS Batch - Get current directory whilst in a for loop

I intend to write a little DOS batch that creates m3u files for a given subdirectory structure containing sound files. The m3u file shall have the name '[Parent Directory].m3u' (where [Parent ...
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Get choice converted to alphabet in batch

I want the user to choose an alphabet CHOICE /C A-Z /D D /T 3 /M "Choose an alphabet: " Is there a way to avoid writing all the A-Z and then IF %ERRORLEVEL% EQU 1 SET CHOICE=A IF %ERRORLEVEL% EQU ...
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How to change directory to unknown subdirectory

I'm writing a short batch program to copy *.doc The files are in directories where it's name can be changed. In each directory, only have one folder only. If in DOS command window, i'll just key-in ...
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How to batch process overlaying of different images to a directory of images?

Folder1 has some images in png format and Folder2 has same number (& names) of images in png format with a watermark and transparency. I would like to overlay images from folder2 on images of ...
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Xcopy or Robocopy from Network folder to SharePoint(2013)

I am trying to copy files from a network folder to a SharePoint folder. I have read/write permissions to the SP folder and can manually upload documents to it. I was able to get the .bat to work 1 ...
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Associate files with batch script [duplicate]

I've got a .bat-file which expects an input file as a command line argument, i.e. script.bat input.key I associated .key-files with script.bat in Windows and I excepted the same behavior like I ...
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Running a same batch file again every 30 minutes

I have a batch file which is just a simple batch file. You can take any example. How can I keep the batch file running in a loop from start to end again and again, till the specified time is met or ...