Line breaks in Windows MSG command

START "" "C:\Program Files (x86)\JAM Software\TreeSize Free\TreeSizeFree.exe"
MSG * "Please select the drive to analyse space
This is a new line
This is a new line"

I need to insert a line break in this windows message file after space and new lines
I have tried ^ and \n
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
The only way I know of is to simulate keyboard input - that is, you echo your lines and pipe the result into mgs.exe:
( echo Please select the drive to analyse space
  echo This is a new line
  echo This is a newer line
) | msg *

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doctorbillTechAuthor Commented:
Awesome - thanks
Works - at least in windows 10
Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
And if you are just looking for a good way to pop up dialog boxes in a BAT script and get user input, you might take a look at WBOX.  It's a good free utility for this purpose that doesn't require installation, just an EXE that you need to deploy with your BAT file.  Take a look, if nothing else you might want to be aware of this and the other useful utilities on the site for future BAT needs.  A great addition to your toolbox...



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doctorbillTechAuthor Commented:
Thanks all
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