Ch10Powr - Introduction to Batch Files Ch 10 1 Overview...

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Ch 10 1 Introduction to Batch Files
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Ch 10 2 Overview Overview Will learn to create batch files to automate a sequence of commands to accomplish various tasks.
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Ch 10 3 Overview Overview The use of batch file subcommands will be discussed and then used with batch commands.
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Ch 10 4 Overview Overview How to halt the execution of a batch file will be explained.
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Ch 10 5 Overview Overview Will write batch files using replaceable parameters.
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Ch 10 6 Overview Overview Learn how batch files can be used from the desktop.
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Ch 10 7 Concepts of Batch and Concepts of Batch and Interactive Processing Interactive Processing Batch file: String together series of commands executed sequentially with one command without human interaction or interruption
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Ch 10 8 Concepts of Batch and Concepts of Batch and Interactive Processing Interactive Processing Batch file: Must be an ASCII file Created with Edit, COPY CON, text editor, or word processor which has “Save as text file” option Has .BAT or .CMD extension Each line in batch file contains only one command
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Ch 10 9 Concepts of Batch and Concepts of Batch and Interactive Processing Interactive Processing Why batch files used: Minimize keystrokes Automate frequent/consistent procedures Do not need to interact with computer while batch files are running
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Ch 10 10 Concepts of Batch and Concepts of Batch and Interactive Processing Interactive Processing Batch processing: Automate frequent/consistent procedures Batch files can be run at anytime No user/computer interaction required
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Ch 10 11 Concepts of Batch and Concepts of Batch and Interactive Processing Interactive Processing Interactive processing: Also called online or real time mode User interacts directly with computer Information processed without delay
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Ch 10 12 How Batch Files Work How Batch Files Work The operating system determines if a file is a data file or a program file by its extension.
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Ch 10 13 How Batch Files Work How Batch Files Work To locate file, operating system: Looks internally for command Using Extension Priority Rules, searches on default drive and directory Searches search path as set in PATH statement following Priority Rules
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Ch 10 14 How Batch Files Work How Batch Files Work Table 10.1 Search Order for Extensions pp. 485-486 Table 10.1 Search Order for Extensions pp. 485-486
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Ch 10 15 How Batch Files Work How Batch Files Work Priority rules are followed if there are files on a disk with the same file name but three different file extensions.
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Ch 10 16 How Batch Files Work How Batch Files Work If file not found, get error message: Filename is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program, or batch file.”
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17 How Batch Files Work How Batch Files Work A batch file is a program. Each line in a batch file must
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