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Extended Command History in TCC v32


Extended Command History in TCC Version 32

TCC Extended Command History


The command history list has always been one of the most-used features in TCC. Invoked either with the Up / Down arrows from the command line, or with the PgUp / PgDn keys to display the popup history window, it allows you to easily recall, edit, and re-execute commands. You can share your command history across multiple TCC instances, and save / restore it for new TCC sessions.

But while the command history can tell you what you did, it doesn't provide any information on when you did it, where you were (i.e., the current working directory), or what the result was.

That's why we added the Extended Command History to Take Command / TCC Version 32. Extended History saves and displays more information about the command than the original command history:

·        Timestamp - The date and time the command was executed

·        Run time - The elapsed time (in seconds.milliseconds format)

·        Return - The integer value returned by the command

·        CWD - The directory where the command was executed

·        Command - The original command line (before alias and variable expansion)

The Edit field (in the upper left corner of the dialog) lets you search for matching lines in the directory history. Searches support both extended TCC wildcards and regular expressions.

TCC will continue to support the original command history (both the HISTORY command and the popup window). But Extended Command History is the future -- if you have additional fields you would like to see, please let us know by submitting them to our Suggestions Forum