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Windows 7: Batch file required

22 Aug 2015   #1
val5662

Windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 
Batch file required

Hi guys...
Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit is my OS.
Please help....thanks!
I need a batch file that is run once from inside the same folder called Config as an "options.cfg" file,part of the text is listed below.I need to change the unknown number that follows the "draw_distance" to the number shown "10.000000".
The minimum and maximum numbers are between 0.000000 and 1.000000 adjustable in an older car racing game options for viewing distance.The complete file must not be replaced as other people racing this game have different settings for multiple options set in game.

@echo off
replace line 3 in options.cfg draw_distance *.* with draw_distance 10.000000
exit /b

Something like the above example ( I know that doesn't work ).

car_texture yes
detail_level 1.000000
draw_distance 10.000000
effects yes
filtering yes
fog no



Thanks again!
Val


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22 Aug 2015   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

The easiest way to do this is to have multiple options.cfg files, one for each user, customized as they want it then the batch file would simply copy the correct options.cfg_name (or whatever you want to call them) over options.cfg then start the game.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Aug 2015   #3
val5662

Windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

:: THIS BATCH FILE WILL REPLACE A COMPLETE LINE OF TEXT
:: IN ANY NOTEPAD TYPE FILE BY CHANGING THE "equ 3" WHICH MEANS
:: LINE 3 -- COUNTING FROM THE TOP OF THE FILE.
@echo off
color 0a
ren options.cfg copy-of-options.cfg
(for /F "tokens=1* delims=:" %%a in ('findstr /N "^" copy-of-options.cfg') do (
if %%a equ 3 (
echo draw_distance 10.000000
) else (
echo %%b
)
)) > options.cfg

The file in question was called "options.cfg"
This code worked 100%.
It was answered by Aacini in another forum.
Thanks anyway guys!
Val
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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