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    Sample 4START.BTM and 4EXIT.BTM files

    Migrated From JP Software Wiki Sample 4START This 4START file demonstrates setting a colorful prompt using ANSI escape sequences and conditionally restoring the previous environment. It will also rebuild the JPSTREE.IDX file if this is the first time 4NT has been launched today. if...
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    Date and Time Functions

    Migrated From JP Software Wiki This article describes Date and Time functions, including parameterless functions that act as pseudo internal variables. Pseudo internal variables (Function definitions must be on a single line with no hard returns.) 12-hour format with am/pm These...
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    Function tips and tricks

    Migrated From JP Software Wiki Function tips and tricks is for short tips or non-obvious ways to define functions. User-defined "internal" variables Internal variables return information from the system, such as the current time. 4NT lets the user create user-defined functions but not...
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    Conflicting Command Names

    Migrated From JP Software Wiki The Problem A 4NT or Take Command internal command has the same name as an external utility that I want to use. For example, when I type TOUCH I get the internal TOUCH command, when what I really want is my old familiar TOUCH.COM. How can I resolve this...
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    Useful short aliases

    Migrated From JP Software This article is for sharing simple aliases. The syntax is as listed if you issue alias with no parameters, or for importing with alias /R. You can indicate the source/authorship of a contribution in a HTML comment next to the listing. Within a subsection, put them...
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    Tab Keys for 4NT/TCI

    Migrated From JP Software You may want keystrokes to control TCI's tabs. You can set up keystroke aliases to make Control-T open a new tab, and Control-W or Control-F4 to close the current tab. Add a few lines to your 4START.BTM file: iff defined tci then alias @@[email protected]"%tci" /r...
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    PID Existence And Title Checking

    Migrated From JP Software Wiki Description These two aliases and two functions make it easy to check whether a PID exists, and if it does, what the window title is, if there is one. PIDExistChk The PIDExistChk alias tests for the existence of a PID, such as those returned by the _pid...
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    Discarding unreferenced alias parameters

    Migrated From JP Software Wiki When 4NT expands aliases, it appends all unreferenced arguments to the end of the command line: C:\>alias test=`echo one=%1 %+ echo two=%2 %+ echo three=%3` C:\>test Alpha Beta Gamma Delta Epsilon one=Alpha two=Beta three=Gamma Delta Epsilon C:\>...
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    SysUtils (plugin)

    SysUtils Author: Vincent Fatica PlugIn for: 4NT and Take Command Primary download URL: ftp://lucky.syr.edu/4plugins/sysutils.zip Alternate download URL: ftp://jpsoft.com/plugins/sysutils.zip SysUtils adds commands, variables and functions to return the current sound volume, get...
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    Plugin/SDK

    SDK Author: JPSoft PlugIn for: 4NT and Take Command Primary download URL: https://jpsoft.com/downloads/sdk/sdk.zip The Plugin SDK includes all the files you need to develop plugins in C/C++ or Delphi. A guide on how the create plugins with Ada can be found at Plugin/Ada...
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    RB Utils (plugin)

    RB_Utils Author: R.B. PlugIn for: 4NT / Take Command Primary download URL: ftp://jpsoft.com/plugins/RB_Utils.zip Alternate download URL: none RB_UTILS: Miscellaneous 4NT/TC utilities, including date and time validation functions.
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    Lua4nt (plugin)

    lua4nt Author: p.f.moore PlugIn for: 4NT and Take Command Primary download URL: lua4nt.googlecode.com/ Alternate download URL: none lua4nt is currently under development.
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    Histword (plugin)

    HistWord Author: - ? - PlugIn for: 4NT / Take Command Primary download URL: ftp://jpsoft.com/plugins/histword.zip Alternate download URL: none HISTWORD: Insert words or lines from the history list in the current command line. (Requires 4NT or Take Command version 8.0.)
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    Fedutils (Plugin)

    FedUtils Author: Federico Romano PlugIn for: 4NT and Take Command Primary download URL: http://briefcase.yahoo.com/[email protected] Alternate download URL: ftp://jpsoft.com/plugins/fedutils.zip Adds commands, variables, and functions for calendar info, encryption and...
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    EventUtils (plugin)

    EventUtils Author: Scott Mintz PlugIn for: 4NT and Take Command Primary download URL: jpsoft.com/plugins/event.zip Alternate download URL: none EventUtils adds commands and functions to synchronize activities between multiple 4NT or Take Command sessions.