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Echoing Parentheses in Windows Batch Files

It’s not just about parentheses, really. It’s about almost anything that a script engine will ruthlessly interpret before executing a command: variable markers (percent signs), redirection symbols, parentheses, double quotes, ampersands… My most common… let’s say, case, is this: Put this in a BATch file, run it, and you’ll end up with a message saying […]

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