Read a file in a bat file


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    Windows 10
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    Read a file in a bat file


    I have to read a file thru a bat file and get the date in the file.
    Once I get the date, I need it to be passed to be appended to another file.
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    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 21H2 Build 19044.1776
       #2

    This will get you started with reading the file.
    batch - refer to CSV and have an if statement check against for target text - Stack Overflow

    To append something to another file, you'd use something like this
    echo "Whatever it is I've found" >>TargetFile.txt
    The >> appends it, a single > would write it to a new file i.e. any original one would get overwritten and only the new bit would be in it.

    Denis
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