Displays or hides the text in batch programs when the program is running.
Also indicates whether the command-echoing feature is on or off.
When you run a batch program, MS-DOS typically displays (echoes) the batch
program's commands on the screen. You can turn this feature on or off by
using the ECHO command.
To use the echo command to display a message, use the following syntax:
Specifies whether to turn the command-echoing feature on or off. To
display the current ECHO setting, use the ECHO command without a
Specifies text you want MS-DOS to display on the screen.
For information about suspending the execution of a batch program, see the