In the meantime, I resorted to using this little snippet as a workaround for this limitation.
This may be useful to others who may use earlier versions of TCC which which may be affected by this bug.
It also has the advantage(for me) that the input history is available with CMD's
, whereas TCC does not provide this functionality with
(or maybe I don't know how to activate it).
(echos Prompt text goes here)
REM The CMD's title command outputs the help message if the title matches this regex pattern "/\s*[?]"
REM So it should be redirected to nul to be safe
for /F "delims=" %%I in ('@"%_WINSYSDIR\cmd" /e:on /v:on /d /c title !savedTitle!^^^>nul^^^&set /p "userInput="^^^&if defined userInput echo(!userInput!') do (
I had to omit the
because apparently the forum software does permit the post to contain
. This does not occur with other names like