Goes to a label.
echo Hello 1
REM Hello 1 never gets printed.
echo Hello 2
echo Hello 3
REM Hello 3 never gets printed. Eof is a virtual label standing for the end of file.
Goto within the body of a for loop makes cmd forget about the loop, even if the label is within the same loop body.
$ goto /?
Directs cmd.exe to a labeled line in a batch program.
label Specifies a text string used in the batch program as a label.
You type a label on a line by itself, beginning with a colon.
If Command Extensions are enabled GOTO changes as follows:
GOTO command now accepts a target label of :EOF which transfers control
to the end of the current batch script file. This is an easy way to
exit a batch script file without defining a label. Type CALL /? for a
description of extensions to the CALL command that make this feature
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