Windows MS-DOS very useful programming environment for Windows family operating system. In order to complete jobs easier, faster and less error system administrators generally uses batch scripts. In order to remember or understand commands and functions written to batch script we generally use
comments or comment block. In this tutorial we will look how to create comments.
Single Line Comment
We will start by showing single line comment.
rem is the keyword used by MS-DOS in order t specify comment line. The comment line will start with
rem keyword and we have to put single space to start comment part. In this example we will write comment
This is comment . As we know comments are not executed or interpreted like other commands. They are just text to explain code.
rem This is comment
Multiple Line or Block Comment
We can also provide multi line or block comment by using multiple
rem keyword in a row like below.
rem This is a comment rem This is a comment too rem This too
:: As Comment
We can also use
:: as comment sign like
rem . We will use
:: as line starter and write comment after that. We can also use it multiple line for block comments too
:: This is a comment :: This is a comment too