Windows Batch Debugging in Take Command / TCC v25

One of our primary aims in version 25 was to enhance the batch debugger / IDE. We implemented nearly all of the IDE feature requests in the Suggestions Forum, as well as many of our own ideas, including: The Command Expansion window will show the original command line, the command line after alias expansion, and the command line after variable [...]

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The Windows command line and JP Software – a brief history

I was writing a new blog entry about the command dialogs in Take Command v13, when it occurred to me that most readers wouldn't know the history of our previous command line [...]

Wildcards in Windows Pathnames

Users have been asking for years for the ability to use wildcards in directory names as well as in the filenames. For example, to copy files whose name matches "foo*" and [...]

Batch Debugger Tooltips

Take Command 12.0 introduced many new features in the batch debugger (BDEBUGGER). Last time we talked about conditional breakpoints; this time we'll showcase tooltips. A [...]

Conditional Breakpoints in the Take Command Batch Debugger

We have added conditional breakpoints to the batch debugger in Take Command 12.10. In previous versions, a breakpoint was unconditional - you set it by clicking in the left [...]

Whither PowerShell?

A couple of years ago there was a great surge of interest about PowerShell. Books, blogs, articles, videos, you name it-- PowerShell was the rage. There was some talk in the [...]

Feedback tab on the new JP Software web site

We've added a little orange tab on the left side of the web and forum pages labeled "Feedback". Clicking on this tab launches a JavaScript widget that takes you to our [...]

JP Software web site

For the last three months, we've been working on a complete overhaul of the (rather tired?) JP Software web site, store, and forums. You've seen some of this already in the [...]

Why no 4Linux? (Yet?)

I've had users requesting a Linux version of 4NT / TCC for many years, because they: Had to support a mixed Linux / Windows environment, and/or Were switching from [...]

JP Software’s new site & blog

Welcome to JP Software's new web site and blog! We hope you like the new site; we've put in a lot of work to update our old, tired site. We worked with Sarah Ryan at [...]