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Convert Long FileNames to Short (8.3)

echo FileMustExist > "%OutResFile%"
for %%x in ("%SrcRcFile%")  do set  SrcRcFile83=%%~fsx
for %%x in ("%OutResFile%") do set OutResFile83=%%~fsx


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