Command Prompt for Windows




Command SETLOCAL

Function:

Set the localisation of environment variables.

Syntax:

SETLOCAL

Note:

Changes to the current environment variables are un-done with the ENDLOCAL command.

Command SETLOCAL is cumulative, that is. when command SETLOCAL is used 5 times, then 5 ENDLOCAL commands are required to return to the original environment variables.

The original environment variables are not automatically restored when a batch file ends, the ENDLOCAL command is required.

Also see command ENDLOCAL and Batch Files.