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Dos echo command issue

HalCHub
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Last Modified: 2014-08-21
windows 7 pro machine

Given t.bat  

for /l %%x in (2, 1, 15) do (echo."StationNumber=%%x" 1> edge2%%x%.txt
)
for /l %%y in (2, 1, 3) do (

echo.copy a.txt +edge2%%y%.txt +b.txt edgex%%y%.txt >>x.txt

)
when I execute t.bat from a command prompt I get in x.txt

copy a.txt +edge22.txt
copy a.txt +edge23.txt


why am I not getting
copy a.txt+edge22.txt+b.txt edgex22.txt  
copy a.txt+edge23.txt+b.txt edgex23.txt

Thanks

Please don't give me vbs or other programming languages.. I want to know why this is not working in a bat file.
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Gabriel CliftonNet Admin
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Commented:
Take out the echo.and try
David Johnson, CDSimple Geek from the '70s
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Commented:
echo.copy a.txt +edge2%%y%.txt +b.txt + edgex%%y%.txt >>x.txt

missing a plus
"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic Advisor
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This one is on us!
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