Key Redefinitions in TCC v24

When is a UI Update a Major Update? In the last few years, JP Software has adopted an unofficial policy that odd-numbered major releases are primarily feature updates, and even numbered releases are primarily UI updates. So the just-released Take Command v24 is a "UI update". This doesn't mean v24 doesn't have significant changes -- in terms of [...]

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Take Command / TCC / CMDebug / TCC-RT v24.0 Released

We released Take Command, TCC, TCC-RT, and CMDebug 24.0 today. You can download a fully functional evaluation version from our web site. We will be sending v24 keys in the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]