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1 Mar 2011CPOL
if you want to run the script in the folder where the script is store you can add the following code@ECHO %0 %*@pushd@cd /D "%~dp0"@cd....@pause@popdin most case %0 is the name of the script including the full path%~dp0 is only the drive and the path of the scriptcd...
if you want to run the script in the folder where the script is store you can add the following code

@ECHO %0 %*
@pushd
@cd /D "%~dp0"
@cd
....
@pause
@popd


in most case %0 is the name of the script including the full path
%~dp0 is only the drive and the path of the script
cd /D "%~dp0" changes the drive and the working path to the path of the script
HTH
Reto

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GeneralNice! Didn't know about %~dp0. 5. Pin
Indivara1-Mar-11 20:02
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