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how do i add date to my folder name/

Posted on 2007-03-24
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I have this batch from expert here.
I would liek to add the date on the end of each of these folders, but it is not working for me.
please tell me the problem in my script?

setlocal enabledelayedexpansion
for %%a in (data processing audit percentages finalized) do call :process %%a
goto :eof

:process
set /p myDir=Enter the %1 folder name:
md "%mydir%_%date%"
set mydir=
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Question by:sher19
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by:sirbounty
ID: 18787009
Hi sher19, you need to grab the month/day/year?  
Use this...(if echo %date% returns the 'day' for you...)

setlocal enabledelayedexpansion
for %%a in (data processing audit percentages finalized) do call :process %%a
goto :eof

:process
set /p myDir=Enter the %1 folder name:
md "%mydir%_%date:~4,2% %date:~7,2% %date:~10%"
set mydir=
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ID: 18787011
Oops, actually, use this...I had some spaces in there...

setlocal enabledelayedexpansion
for %%a in (data processing audit percentages finalized) do call :process %%a
goto :eof

:process
set /p myDir=Enter the %1 folder name:
md "%mydir%_%date:~4,2%%date:~7,2%%date:~10%"
set mydir=

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by:sirbounty
ID: 18787018
Happy to help - thanx for the grade! :^)
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