Extracting the last two digits of a number

set x=1234
@echo x=%x%
set result=%x:~-2%

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My result is:
set x=1234
set result=

and my result is blank.
deleydSoftware EngineerAsked:
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NVITEnd-user supportCommented:
Your code works fine when pasted in my CMD window.

Is the code running in a .bat file FOR loop?

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deleydSoftware EngineerAuthor Commented:
It's strange. The code did work fine, and now suddenly it's not. Must be something about my computer. I'll have a look.
Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
Can you post the actual script where that code is executing, maybe we can spot something that could cause a problem.

deleydSoftware EngineerAuthor Commented:
I think it's actually a problem with my command prompt program.
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