get user input in a command line script, and store it in a variable with the sfk prompt command available on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

sfk prompt [text]

get user input and pass it to the next command
in the command chain. text formatting is possible
using [Red] or [def], for details see sfk echo.

default since sfk 1.9 is to convert typed chars
from the current OEM to Ansi codepage.

   -nocconv   do not convert input from dos
              to ansi codepage.

   sfk -var prompt "enter your name" +setvar name
    +tell "hello #(name)"
      ask the user to enter his name, then store
      it in variable name, and say hello.