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Substring in String manipulation of MS-DOS Commands
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How to get substring from a string in MS DOS 
:~ operator is used to get substring from a string. In below example explained about syntax with example.

Syntax
:~starting-index,length%
Substring manipulation in MS-DOS
@ECHO OFF
SET aval=welcome
ECHO %aval:~0,3%
ECHO %aval:~2,2%
Output 
wel
lc
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