These examples use modifiers to modify parameter %1
- %~f1 Expand %1 to Fully qualified path name
- %~d1 Expand %1 to Drive letter
- %~p1 Expand %1 to Path only e.g. \utils\ (ncludes a trailing \) Some commands will interpret this as an escape character.
- %~n1 Expand %1 to a file Name without file extension C:\utils\MyFile or if only a path is present (with no trailing backslash\) – the last folder in that path.
- %~x1 Expand %1 to a file eXtension only – .txt
- %~s1 Change the meaning of f, n, s and x to reference the Short 8.3 name (if it exists.)
- %~1 Expand %1 removing any surrounding quotes (")
- %~a1 Display the file attributes of %1
- %~t1 Display the date/time of %1
- %~z1 Display the file size of %1
- %~$PATH:1 Search the PATH environment variable and expand %1 to the fully qualified name of the first match found.
You can also combine these as shown below:
- %~dp1 Expand %1 to a drive letter and path
- %~sp1 Expand %1 to a path shortened to 8.3 characters
- %~nx1 Expand %2 to a file name and extension only
- %~dp0 The folder from which the script is being run