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8072Re: [BATCH WORLD] Grabbing first 4 characters from a variable

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  • J
    Apr 16 3:20 PM
      Thanks muchly, and also to those who replied privately.

      set MyVar2=%MyVar1:~0,4%
      worked fine.
      --> J

      >
      > My attempt:
      >
      > set MyVar1=ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOset MyVar2=%MyVar1:~0,4%
      > echo %MyVar2%
      >
      > See the output of "set /?" for reference.
      >
      > Regards,
      > Parag P. Doke
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      > On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 9:03 AM, J <grail_pbem@...> wrote:
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > My batch-fu is pretty weak, so I ask you who are masters. I have a variable
      > > that is up to 15 characters long, I just want to be able to grab the first 4
      > > characters and pipe them into a new variable. Any help?
      > >
      > > Thanks in advance.
      > >
      > > --> J
      > >
      > >
      > >
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