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For Loop in Decision making of MS-DOS Commands
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For is a looping statement. It has three parts. One is initialization part, second one is condition part and another one is increment or decrement part.

Intial part will execute once. After that goes to the condition part if condition is tree then executes block of statement. After that executes increment or decrement part then moves to condition again. This looping continues till condition is getting false.
For each... in 
for %n in (1 2 3 4 5) do echo %n

Above for loop will loop five times. 1 to 5.

For commands - %n
For batch file - %%n

How to use multiple statements in batch file with For loop?
for %%n in (1 2 3 4 5) do (
echo %%n
echo N value is: %%n
- - -
set file_name=%%n )
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