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count number of files in a directory .bat file

dir “C:\FOLDER” /b/s |find /v /c “::”

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doc bat file redirecting output to a variable

From here http://weblogs.asp.net/lorenh/archive/2006/03/24/silly-batch-file-tricks-redirecting-stdout-into-an-evironment-variable-and-dp0.aspx

FOR /F “tokens=*” %%i in (‘%~dp0sometool.exe’) do SET TOOLOUTPUT=%%i