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Command Line Batch File (External Parameters [-switches])

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I have been writing batch files, and was wondering if there is a way to integrate user input by adding custom switches to batch files, so that it picks up the variables when running the batch file.  

I know you can use the set /p to prompt the user for input, but I want to be able to grab the parameters from the single command that the user inputs outside of the batch file.

For example >    From command line.

C:\> batchfile.bat -s "somevariable"

I want it to pass that "somevariabe" to the program when it runs the batch file, but don't know the syntax on how to make this opperational.

Any help/advice is appreciated.  Thanks.
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