We can read a text file from command line using
type command. This command is similar to
cat command on Linux.
Example: Let us print the contents of the file
C:\>type c:\boot.ini [boot loader] timeout=30 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition"
If the file is very huge, we can use
more command to read the data one page at a time. This more command is pretty much similar to the Linux
Syntax of the command is:
This command prints one page text on the console and waits for the user to press Enter before it shows the next page.
The above explained commands work in Windows 7, Windows 10 and all Server editions
Very thanks! :)
Is there any command to read only the last two lines of a file?
We can do it using tail command. Read the post Tail command for windows
How can you test for a line and then run a command that if text that matches that string, run a command. Sorta like if specified text is on this line, run a command.
What’s the input to the command you want to run? is it the file having the string or the line that’s matching the string? If it’s the latter case, you would need to have a script i think.
If the input is file, you can use below command.
The above is executed only on one file. If you want to run this on all the files in current folder
http://puu.sh/luPZx/eaa285c0cf.png as you see i typed the commands using CMD run as admin and it is still telling me Access is denied. What can I do to delete this directory?
I want to print bunch of text files from a folder to a network printer.
is it possible to do so and how?