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Branch in batch files based on user input.
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Question V1.0

Copyright (c) 1988 by Techni-Soft. All rights reserved.
8265 Hammond Branch Way, Laurel, MD 20707


License

This software is not in the public domain. Is is distrubuted
under a Share Ware license. It is provided as is and may be used
for free as long as it is not sold, distributed with this file,
packaged with any other product, or used in a comercial
environment. Requests for exceptions and comercial licenses
should be directed to the author.


Description

This program provides a mechanism for branching in MS-DOS batch
files. It displays a prompt and waits for user to press a key
from a list of choices. The exit code is set based on the number
of the choice entered (e.g. the first choice is exit code 1, the
second is exit code 2, and so on). The exit code can be
determined by the ERRORLEVEL batch command. Rememeber to use the
ERRORLEVEL command in reverse order so that you check for the
highest exit code first.


Usage

Question [/]

::= 1 or more characters, not case-sensitive,
blanks are ignored
/ ::= A backslack followed by the user prompt


Sample Batch Programs

Echo Off
:start
Question ynh /Do this is again (y/n)?
If ErrorLevel 2 Goto end
If ErrorLevel 1 Goto start
:end


Specifications

This program has been tested and runs under MS-DOS 2.x, 3.x &
4.01, OS/2 1.x, and VP/ix under SCO Xenix.



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