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By: Ron Metzger       
Date: Mar 01,2018 at 12:42
In Response to: [Help!] Touch command? (John Leslie)

> I may have forgotten, but is there a way to create a size zero file
> with a user specified name?
> Thanks!

From the command line:

echo( 2>Filename.txt
. or
echo. 2>Filename.txt
. or
echo 1>NUL 2>Filename.txt

Strategy: issue a command without errors, with redirection, ignoring StdOut (1) and to (non-error) to StdErr (2) to the file (Filename.txt).

Hope this helps
Ron Metzger

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