A text file that consists of a number of commands to be executed one after the other. Batch files offer a convenient way to carry out a frequently executed sequence of commands by simply typing the name of the batch file.
An MSDOS text file that contains one or more DOS commands. When the name of the command file is entered on the command line, DOS executes the commands contained in the file. The .BAT extension is used to identify a batch file.
text file containing a sequence of commands for the command processor to execute. Batch files are used to save command sequences so that they can be reexecuted at any time, transferred to another system, etc. The extension of a batch file may be .BAT, .CMD, or .BTM, depending on the operating system and command processor you are using.
n. A file containing data that is to be processed unattended.
Is an ASCII text file which contains a series of commands. These commands run sequentially.
A text file that is used to perform simple tasks. DOS batch files use the extension .BAT. This type of file is run by entering the name of the file at a command prompt like .
A file containing a series of commands for the operating system which are executed automatically in sequence.In DOS, batch files end with .BAT. In UNIX, they are called shell scripts.
This is a series of commands which do routine things often repeated. It is a file which includes a series of commands. A single call to the file executes all the commands.
A file that contains a sequence, or batch, of commands. Batch files are useful for storing sets of commands that are always executed together because you can simply enter the name of the batch file instead of entering each command individually.
Files that save you from having to retype often-used commands. With a batch file, you just type in the batch file's name, and the PC carries out the commands contained in the batch file as if you had typed them from the keyboard.
a file containing a sequence of MS-DOS commands
a file containing commands you can give at the command line to further automate the work you do
a file that contains a list of commands to execute
a file that contains a number of DOS commands, each of which could be run individually from the command prompt
a file that ends with a
a file with an extension of "
a keystroke saver an unformatted file that lets you run a series of DOS commands
an ASCII text file that contains a sequence of commands for the operating system
an executable text file with a
an operating system file that calls multiple ESSCMD scripts, and can also include operating system commands
an ordinary text file with the extension "
an unformatted text file
a sequence of commands you can type in and execute
a sequence of DOS commands stored in a file with extension "
a sequence of lines beginning with the compiler name, followed by module names to recompile
a series of commands that you might ordinarily issue at the system prompt in order to perform a computer operation
a simple ASCII or plain text file containing a series of DOS commands
a text document with the extension
a text file containing a series of DOS commands (intrinsic, extrinsic, or batch commands)
a text file that contains a sequence of commands executed by the command interpreter
a text file that contains a sequence of commands for a computer operating system and uses the
a text file that directs the execution of a number of programs, one after the other, without manual intervention
a text file that includes a list, or batch, of MS-DOS and other commands that the operating system can process sequentially
a type of file that contains commands that can be executed with your operating system's shell
a way to group together a bunch of executable files, or programs
A file that contains a series of operating system commands.
A file containing a sequence of commands. When you type the name of the file at the command line, each command in the file is carried out in turn, just as if you had typed the commands individually. The filename becomes in effect a ``command'' in itself. Batch filenames can be up to eight characters in length, but must always have the extension .BAT.
A batch file is a set of one or more instructions that are created in a computer program to perform a particular type of computer system function (*.BAT is the file extension).
An ASCII text file containing a sequence of operating-system commands, possibly including parameters and operators supported by the batch command language. When the user types a batch filename at the command prompt, the commands are processed sequentially.
A batch file is a set of one or more instructions that are used to perform a particular, repetitive operation, for instance you might write a batch file to automate copying your files to a backup volume for safe-keeping. *.BAT is the file extension.
an electronic file of verification requests, in a specific format detailed in this handbook. The user uploads this file for processing via the Submit a File for SSN Verification - Submit Your File web page.
A file containing one or more lines, each of which is a command executable by the UNIX shell.
A computer program consisting of an ASCII text file containing several DOS commands. When the file is run, each line (DOS command) is executed serially. [ 10:45] See also DOS.
Contains instructions you normally type in your computer. If you call such a file, the instructions are executed one by one, even if you input them.
A file in a DOS/Windows environment with the .bat extension. This file type is executable in DOS or at a Windows command prompt. Batch programs are written...
A computer file containing a series of related program commands that instruct a computer to perform a series of tasks such as loading a word processor and opening a particular data file.
This refers to a file in DOS with the .bat extension. This file type is executable in DOS or a Windows command prompt. Batch programs are written in a batch programming language.
A file with the extension .bat which contains a series of program-like commands. Batch files can be user defined and executed at any time like a program. Batch files have many capabilities but cannot perform all the functions of a normal executable program file.
Set of commands stored in a file to be executed by the operating system.
Any file that contains a series of commands. You run the batch file just as you would run a program file (by entering its name at the DOS prompt). The most famous batch file is AUTOEXEC.BAT.
A file that contains a series of DOS commands. Batch files have the extension .bat. If you execute a batch file, DOS attempts to carry out all the commands in the file in order.
A personal computer file that contains DOS commands organized for sequential processing. Batch files are identified with the .BAT file name extension.
Related Terms: script file, script, shell script A series of Microsoft Windows commands stored in a text file usually having a .bat extension.
A specific script file format (.bat) that runs on Microsoft®-compatible operating systems from DOS® to Win9x, WinNT, Win2000, Windows® XP.
An ASCII text file containing a list of commands that run in sequence. Instead of typing each command, you need only type the batch file name. The system executes the commands as if you had typed each one individually. Batch files must have a filename extension of bat.
A script program made up of DOS commands and stored in readable form in a file with the a '.BAT' after the filename.
a file containing a series of commands to be performed in sequence. Common in DOS. See AUTOEXEC.BAT, BAT.
An ASCII text file containing operating system commands and possibly other commands supported by the batch processor. The commands in the file are excuted one line at a time, just as if you had typed ... more
A text file containing a number of commands to be executed automatically one after another.
In MS-DOS, OS/2 and Windows, a batch file is a text file containing a series of commands intended to be executed by the command interpreter. When a batch file is run, the shell program (usually COMMAND.COM or cmd.exe) reads the file and executes its commands, normally line-by-line. A batch file is analogous to a shell script in Unix-like operating systems.