Take Command / TCC / CMDebug v26 Public Beta

Take Command, TCC, and CMDebug v26 are now available as public betas. See What’s New in Version 26 in the help for information on the new features. Version 26 is now feature complete, though we are still making some updates to the help. This is our second biggest update ever, so we'd appreciate your feedback and help in getting it ready for [...]

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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 [...]

Command Dialogs

Take Command 21.0 Command Dialogs One of the biggest (and the most complex to implement) new features in Take Command 21.0 is the expanded Command [...]