TCC v23 UnQLite Embedded Database Support

TCC v23 UnQLite Database Support One of the more popular user suggestions over the years has been for internal database support in TCC. We haven't added it previously because (1) everybody wanted support for a different database, (2) it was difficult to design a reasonable syntax for command line usage, and (3) we weren't entirely happy with the [...]

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Take Command v23 on BitsDuJour

Hello! We're excited to announce that JP Software will soon be featuring Take Command on BitsDuJour, a 'deal-of-the-day' website that we've partnered with. BitsDuJour will [...]

Take Command / TCC Command Input Syntax Colors

Take Command / TCC v23 Syntax Coloring TCC version 23 supports syntax coloring on the command line (similar to the syntax coloring in the Take Command IDE / batch [...]

Take Command and TCC v22 Tab Completion

Take Command and TCC introduced new tab completion syntax in version 22. Many of the internal TCC commands now have a default tab completion that automatically returns the [...]

Debugging TCC Library Functions

Take Command v22 is primarily a UI and usability update, but we also added some major features. One of those features is library functions, which are similar to batch files [...]

TCC v22 & the Windows 10 Console

Windows 10 includes a number of improvements to Windows console sessions, including some additional control key shortcuts and text selection keys. Unfortunately these [...]

CMD Compatibility and CMDebug / TCC-RT, Part 2

After my request for CMD batch files that didn't work with CMDebug or TCC, a user sent me a batch file with a curious usage of the CMD delayed variable expansion [...]

Take Command and TCC Installer Analytics

I've been gathering system information about Take Command installations for the last several months. (The installer only sends system configuration information; it doesn't [...]

CMD Compatibility and CMDebug / TCC-RT, Part 1

The goal of our new stand-alone batch debugger CMDebug is to run CMD.EXE batch files with as close to 100% compatibility as possible. I asked users to send me any CMD batch [...]

CMDebug Windows Batch File Debugger

We have a number of users who tell us that they want to use Take Command's batch debugger, but their company only allows the use of CMD.EXE to run batch files. Although we [...]

Windows Processes and Job Objects in TCC v21

When Windows creates a new process, it doesn’t create a parent / child relationship with the new process. This means a new “child” processes will continue running [...]