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by Manna5
2023-Jul-31, 4:32 pm
Forum: Windows CMD Shell
Topic: Accessing files from connected MTP devices in batch programs
Replies: 1
Views: 8645

Accessing files from connected MTP devices in batch programs

The Windows built-in file explorer program allows to treat USB devices that use the Media Transfer Protocol (like cellphones, music players or digital cameras) in a similar way to normal removable storage devices. But they aren't visible when using the command prompt and therefore I can't normally a...
by Manna5
2023-May-15, 1:54 pm
Forum: General Tech News, Notes and Queries
Topic: Interesting short code snippets
Replies: 1
Views: 81438

Interesting short code snippets

I have a cool piece of C code to share with, you. This function does find the greatest common dividor using the well-known variant of Euclidean algorithm with division. The interesting thing is how it can be written using C while statement, conditional and assignment operators. int gcd (int a, int b...
by Manna5
2023-May-15, 1:42 pm
Forum: Windows CMD Shell
Topic: Will all versions of Windows ignore a lone caret on the command line?
Replies: 4
Views: 10291

Re: Will all versions of Windows ignore a lone caret on the command line?

BTW you can assign a space to variable, using quotes.

Code: Select all

SET "SPACE= "
by Manna5
2022-Nov-05, 7:21 am
Forum: Windows CMD Shell
Topic: How to fix problems when running scripts as administrator
Replies: 2
Views: 2735

How to fix problems when running scripts as administrator

Yesterday I had a problem with an installer script of BB5 Unlocker. Its job was to create proper directory structure under c:\bb5_unlocker , and copy program files shipped next to the installer into that directory. When I ran that installer as administrator, it has created all the required directori...
by Manna5
2022-May-03, 5:27 pm
Forum: General Tech News, Notes and Queries
Topic: Muting your mic doesn’t stop big tech from recording your audio
Replies: 2
Views: 15173

Re: Muting your mic doesn’t stop big tech from recording your audio

If I disable the built-in laptop camera in BIOS Setup (I have such option), is it a safe solution?
by Manna5
2021-Oct-12, 5:18 pm
Forum: Windows CMD Shell
Topic: Output the results of two commands in parallel
Replies: 1
Views: 4058

Re: Output the results of two commands in parallel

Can you include an explanation? This long single-line FOR loop in Parallel.bat is hard to read.
by Manna5
2021-Oct-09, 1:56 pm
Forum: Windows CMD Shell
Topic: Bouncing balls animation
Replies: 1
Views: 4775

Bouncing balls animation

I want to show you my CMD script that animates four balls bouncing by window borders using BG sprites. Example screenshot: https://files.catbox.moe/jtv3us.png You can hide the metadata or show it again by pressing any key, Esc terminates the script. Code: @echo off title Animated balls using sprites...
by Manna5
2021-Sep-29, 3:05 pm
Forum: Windows CMD Shell
Topic: How did copying and renaming with wildcards work in MS-DOS?
Replies: 1
Views: 4549

Re: How did copying and renaming with wildcards work in MS-DOS?

Thanks. Reading that article was very helpful for me.
by Manna5
2021-Sep-27, 4:51 pm
Forum: Meta: Site Feedback / Forum Q&A
Topic: New category for XVIscript
Replies: 1
Views: 14921

New category for XVIscript

I have a suggestion to create a new category on SS64 and SS64 Forum that will be about XVIscript, a scripting language used in the XVI32 hex editor. Because it does not have got too many commands and there is a help file included with the hex editor, adding the XVIscript cateogory will not be a big ...
by Manna5
2021-Sep-27, 4:39 pm
Forum: Meta: Site Feedback / Forum Q&A
Topic: SS64 / EMW3 Dark Theme Stylesheet
Replies: 3
Views: 18553

Re: SS64 / EMW3 Dark Theme Stylesheet

Good, but I see that you are using CSS3 that may result in very ugly look under older browsers. I suggest trying to convert it into CSS2.