Solved

Batch file asking for folder name?

Posted on 2010-11-25
3
334 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hi,

I need to create a batch file that creates a new folder located on ex. \\192.168.1.X\Folder\Customer\"New folder here"

It should ask for name, and afterwards create the folder.
Itøs probably simple, but i'm not good with programming.

BR /Klaus
0
Comment
Question by:mpkontor
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 96

Assisted Solution

by:Lee W, MVP
Lee W, MVP earned 50 total points
ID: 34211923
You prompt with
SET /P Variable=Prompt for input

You then reference the input with %Variable%.

For example:

Set /P Folder=Enter a Folder Name
MD \\192.168.1.x\share\folder\customer\%Folder%
0
 

Author Comment

by:mpkontor
ID: 34211973
I have one problem... One of the folders is called "D Customers" . So it just creates a folder called D and stops...???

Do I need to put it in qutaionmarks??
0
 
LVL 96

Accepted Solution

by:
Lee W, MVP earned 50 total points
ID: 34212030
You should always put paths in quotation marks - when it's not needed it won't matter and when it is needed, you won't have a problem.  Note - the ENTIRE path - not just a part:

GOOD:
MD "\\192.168.1.x\share\folder\customer\%Folder%"

BAD:
MD \\192.168.1.x\share\folder\customer\"%Folder%"
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar: Networking for the Cloud Era

Did you know SD-WANs can improve network connectivity? Check out this webinar to learn how an SD-WAN simplified, one-click tool can help you migrate and manage data in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

VALIDATING DATES One method of validating dates is to jam the date into the DATE command and see if it accepts it by examining the system's errorlevel value. A non-zero result indicates failure. A typical example might look something like the fol…
YESTERDAY YESTERDAY.BAT is inspired by a previous article I wrote entitled: TOMORROW.BAT (http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/MS_DOS/A_4196-Advanced-Batch-File-Programming-TOMORROW-BAT.html). The crux of this batch f…
This is a high-level webinar that covers the history of enterprise open source database use. It addresses both the advantages companies see in using open source database technologies, as well as the fears and reservations they might have. In this…
In this brief tutorial Pawel from AdRem Software explains how you can quickly find out which services are running on your network, or what are the IP addresses of servers responsible for each service. Software used is freeware NetCrunch Tools (https…

724 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question