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Command MACRO

Function:

Provides command line macro's.
Syntax:
MACRO [macroname=text]

or

MACRO [/D macroname]

or

MACRO [ON | OFF]

macronameSpecifies the name of the new command.
textSpecifies the commands to be executed.
/DDelete a macro.
ONDisplay expanded macro's.
OFFDo not display expanded macro's.
There are some special character combinations that have a special meaning and that can be included in parameter text :-
$$Dollar sign.
$1 to $9Replaceable parameters similar to %1 to %9 parameters used in batch programs.
$*Replace with the whole command tail.
$BBar character. Pipe commands.
$GGreater than sign character. Redirect output.
$LLess than sign character. Redirect input.
$TCommand separator.
Note:
  • Type MACRO without any parameters to display a list of all the macro's defined.
  • Macro's can have the same name as an original command, to execute the original command, type a space character before the command is entered.
  • Only the first 12 characters in parameter macroname are significant when executing a macro at the WinOne® prompt. However, all the characters in parameter macroname are significant when deleting a macro.
  • Macro's are saved as they are created.
  • Examples on using MACRO.

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