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call batch file with arguments

P: 88
Hey dudes! source code:

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  1. @echo off
  2. color 0a
  4. set /p ip=Enter the ip you want to ping:
  5. set dataSize=10000
  6. goto loop
  8. :loop
  9.     ping %ip% -n 1 -w 1 -l %dataSize%
  10.     set dataSize=dataSize+dataSize
  11.     pause
  12.     start cmd /c ping.bat "%ip%" <---------- parameter
  13.     goto loop
I want to know if there is a way to start a batch file with an arguments, in this case so I don't have to write thei for EVERY window that starts.

Any help would be awsome XD
Apr 8 '15 #1
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P: 1,035
hi dude..

if you have a file like this, with name 'test.bat':
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  1. @echo off
  2. echo Hi %1
when you type 'test Dude' on the command prompt,
it will answer with 'Hi Dude'

Or, like this
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  1. @echo off
  3. set ip=%1
  4. if not "%ip%"=="" goto :skipquestion
  5. set /p ip= Enter the ip you want to ping:
  7. :skipquestion
  8. echo You entered ip: %ip%
Apr 8 '15 #2

P: 88
thank you so much man. XD
Apr 10 '15 #3

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