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Hello Code Project community,

In Batch Script, I am trying to print a specific line(using echo) in a specific color But when I try that, The whole command prompt is changing into that specific color. How to print the specific lines in different colors with out changing the color of whole command window?

Please note: 0A = GREEN, 0C = RED

What I have tried:

My Code:
<pre>@echo off
color 0A
echo This is GREEN COLOR
color 0C
echo This is Red Color

(Print/changes every thing including the path and the file name also in Red color)

This is Red Color<
Updated 6-Nov-19 4:05am
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Solution 2

The color commands change the foreground and background colours for the entire command window. If you want colour changes on a line by line basis then you need to use ANSI escape sequences. See the section headed Set Display Attributes at ANSI/VT100 Terminal Control[^].

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