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Title

Creates a title for the command prompt window.

Syntax

title [string]

Parameters

string   : Specifies the title for the command prompt window.

/?   : Displays help at the command prompt.

Remarks

  • To use the window title for batch programs, include the title command at the beginning of a batch program.

  • Once set, the window title can be reset with the title command only.

Examples

To set the window title for a batch program, type:

rem This batch program updates the employee data:
cls
@echo off
title Updating Files
copy \\server\share\*.xls c:\users\common\*.xls
echo Files Updated.
title Command Prompt

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Format

Meaning

Italic

Information that the user must supply

Bold

Elements that the user must type exactly as shown

Ellipsis (...)

Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

Between brackets ([])

Optional items

Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

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Code or program output

Command-line reference A-Z

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