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By: Ron Metzger       
Date: Mar 01,2018 at 13:49
In Response to: [Help!] Touch command? (Ron Metzger)

> 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).
>

You could even try:
dir Filename.txt 2>Filename.txt
. Volume in drive C is volumename
. Volume Serial Number is ABCD-1234
.
. Directory of C:\adirectory
.
.03/01/2018..01:36 PM..................0 filename.txt
................1 File(s)..............0 bytes
................0 Dir(s)..88,624,267,264 bytes free
(ignore the periods, used for better forum display)

Hope this helps
Ron Metzger

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