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[CODING][SUPPORT] Making an app. How can I translate Windows Environment Variables into English and then pipe it to an output.txt?

 
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-10-2017, 10:37 AM - Thread Starter
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Disclaimer, I am new here, so I'm most likely posting in the wrong section, lol.

If the title was too confusing, I'm asking how I can convert the windows environment variables below into English and then copy the English translation into an output.txt, all using a .BAT file, so my application can read from it. I'm creating an app and I'm trying to setup the files and file system for it (The engine I'm using to make the app is about 3-5 years old and I didn't want to throw money at a new one, so I just stuck with what I had).

What app am I making? Well, I don't know how far in popularity this is gonna get, primarily because most people know how to do this already with MS Paint, but I am making a Windows BSOD Creator. In other words, create your own BSOD, without MS Paint! My app uses the real fonts, colors, and appearances that real Windows BSODs use. So far, in terms of development, everything is going just as planned! I hope my app will be something people will be interested in, and not just a use of free time, lol. I am very interested in it, which is why I wanted to make it.

Here's the code in the batch file.

@ECHO OFF

if not exist "%HOMEDRIVE%\%HOMEPATH%\Downloads\Test" mkdir "%HOMEDRIVE%\%HOMEPATH%\Downloads\Test"
if not exist "%HOMEDRIVE%\%HOMEPATH%\Downloads\Test\Config\" mkdir "%HOMEDRIVE%\%HOMEPATH%\Downloads\Test\Config\"
echo.>"%HOMEDRIVE%\%HOMEPATH%\Downloads\Test\Config\Configuration.ini"

Homedrive stands for the drive in which Windows is Installed
Homepath stands for the directory of the users current profile

I am wanting to translate that code into English and then copy it to a txt file.
Example: C:/Users/usernamehere/Downloads/Test/Config/Configuration.ini
And then save that to a text file for my application to read from.

All replies are appreciated!
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https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...m-command-line

OCN is great. However, I think you will find stackoverflow more suited of those types of questions for better answers.

Now that you know how to display the variable manually. You just need to figure out how to capture and parse them. I would use python for this myself but im bias

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