More explanations are at SO: Long commands split over multiple lines in Vista/DOS batch (.bat) file SO: How does the Windows Command Interpreter (CMD. It is sort of like a ghetto function, since batch is not exactly the most advanced of shell scripting languages.This only works because batch's poor usage of variables, not designating between ints, chars, floats, strings, etc naturally.(limited edition of 300 copies pressed on 140 gram black vinyl, full colour sealed picture cover) cd releases.With production from Ido, Blufoot, Beat Butcha, Jehst & Pete Cannon.
To this, at the end of the script, I have converted LF to CRLF.
Example: ( @echo [space] [insecable space] ) Note: The insecable space can be obtained with Alt 0160 Hope it helps :)  Hmm you're right, I needed it in a Makefile, it works perfectly in there. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).
I guess my answer is not adapted for batch files... Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?
The advantage of using the delayed expansion is, that there is no special character handling at all.
would fail, as the parser stops parsing at single linefeeds. All of this works because you can actually create variables that are code, and use them inside of other commands.