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Carriage Return in Batch File

Posted on 2016-12-01
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I need to create a batch file that gets rid of the carriage return. The delimiter looks like a square [].

I attached what the file looks like and highlighted what I see the carriage return as and also another file what the expected output is ..

Any ideas how this can be accomplished
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carriage-return---how-it-should-look.PNG
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Question by:Shalver
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by:Bill Prew
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Two things to try and see if it helps.  Either:

type filein.txt > fileout.txt

or

more filein.txt > fileout.txt

~bp
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by:Shalver
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I started something like this but it definitely is not correct !!!

@echo off
    setlocal enableextensions disabledelayedexpansion

    set "first=1"
    <nul (
      for /f "usebackq delims=" %%a in ("Carfinance2.txt") do (
        if defined first (set /p ".=%%a" & set "first=") else (set /p ".=,%%a")
      )
    ) >"output.txt"
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Bill Prew earned 500 total points
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One other approach you can try is the following in a BAT script, although only if the first post I made doesn't.

If nothing suggested works then upload a sample of the file please.

for /f "tokens=*" %%A in ('type filein.txt') do (for /f "tokens=*" %%B in ("%%A") do (echo.%%B>>fileout.txt))

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~bp
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by:Shalver
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This solution worked ! Thank you very much
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Welcome.
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