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Help with line in batch file

Posted on 2011-02-22
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I need a quick hand with a line in a batch file

If %Source% == %Destin% %Destin% = %Destin%+".000"

It isn't working as intended.

It should (in my mind anyway) compare the two variables. If the two match, the Destin variable should have .000 appended.
e.g. JSmith becomes Jsmith.000

Thanks

Aidan
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by:David_Hagerman
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Have you tried putting your second argument on a second line

If %Source% == %Destin%
%Destin% = %Destin%+".000
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ID: 34950785
Try
if /i "%Source%"=="%Destin%" set Destin=%Destin%.000

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by:aideb
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Result!

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by:Neil Russell
ID: 34950828
Example

set Source=234
set Destin=234

If NOT "%Source%"=="%Destin%" GOTO NextStep
Set Destin=%Destin%.000
:NextStep
echo %Destin%

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