Command Line constructor custom DIALOGs for batch files

rconn

Administrator
Staff member
May 14, 2008
12,344
149
Command Line constructor custom DIALOGs for batch files

Command-line constructor Dialogs for batch files would work like the command dialogs currently do.

Maybe the interface files could work like HTML forms. For example:

To construct a command like:
abatch.btm [/R] [O:[|n|i] [/F"filename"] [/G filename2]

<form action="abatch.btm">
<br><input name="/R" type="checkbox">Recurse
<br>Order:<select name="/O:">
<option value="" SELECTED>(not specified)
<option value="n">Name
<option value="i">Description
</select>
<br>Filename:<input type='text' name='/F"' width='32'>
<br>Another Filename <input type='file' name='/G'>
</form>

The /R option would not be added to the command line if it was unchecked.
The /O option would not be added to the command line if the selection was (not specified) .
The /F" option would not be added if there was no input, but the filename would be surrounded by quotes if a file was specified.
The /G option would not be added if there was no input, and the filechooser subdialog would be used.

6f6f1e59501fa2158cb825a9382e079c
Tim Pease on November 30, 2012 19:26
 
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
vefatica File name completion at the beginning of the command line Suggestions 6
R ffind /= and command line Suggestions 0
R Done Command History Window: select more than one line. Suggestions 0
Charles Dye Done TCEDIT: Command-line option to print files Suggestions 2
vefatica Declined @@key alias at beginning of partial command line Suggestions 10
M Declined Command line support for Virustotal Suggestions 0
rconn A Command-line comparison Suggestions 0
rconn Done database access from command line Suggestions 0
J Done program elevation from command line Suggestions 0
W Done Add an option to control command line parsing Suggestions 7
Joe Caverly Done Specify which LIBRARY to run command from Suggestions 2
L Done Suggestion for TCC 'ver' command Suggestions 8
JohnQSmith Done Modified last command prompt duration Suggestions 5
C Feature Request: Gain some elements of the XXCOPY feature set in COPY or a new "Mass-Copy" command Suggestions 0
D Done SHORTCUT command should accept unexpanded environment variables. Suggestions 0
mfarah Unix-like clear screen keystroke command. Suggestions 0
C Powershell ISE tabbed within Take Command Suggestions 0
D Command Input Feature Request Suggestions 0
R Done Putting command output into an array Suggestions 2
R Done Execute command while at a breakpoint Suggestions 4
R Done Allow single stepping within a command group Suggestions 5
R Declined wish-list: add a command to copy a file to clipboard. Suggestions 17
A Declined Navigation in Take Command Suggestions 4
x13 SORTARRAY command Suggestions 1
A Declined Enhance OPTION command functionality Suggestions 2
R Declined History: show in which directory a command has been typed. Suggestions 6
N Declined GUI for select command Suggestions 0
Charles Dye Declined Windows functions and command: Add syntax to specify HWND directly Suggestions 0
R Save and load a command dialog set and name it Suggestions 3
Alpengreis Done Add "Slow copy" (/WAIT) parameter to SYNC command Suggestions 1
L Completing the UnQLite command's option set Suggestions 0
joltcoder Done Support an "up" command to go to parent directory and "up3" to go up 3 directories, etc. Suggestions 4
A Declined Take Command/Debugger as a Visual Studio 2017 add-in/extension Suggestions 4
Joe Caverly Done UnLIBRARY command Suggestions 9
jaejunks Done Option for case-sensitive string comparison in IF command (for CMD compatibility) Suggestions 1
rps Done Log entry command Suggestions 3
rps Done Command and directory history pop-up additions Suggestions 2
rps Command History window options Suggestions 0
rps Declined Command output spacing options Suggestions 0
rps Done Command History edit additions Suggestions 0
J Done Set font in Take Command tabs in a .btm Suggestions 1
rconn Add a parameter to dir command to handle zip files as folders Suggestions 1
W Done Add colorize to tree command? Suggestions 0
S Done Eject removable USB drives command Suggestions 2
Alpengreis Declined Any chance for quick help with all command-options? Suggestions 3
ehab aboudaya Done Shortcut Key to switch between current active tab & command input Suggestions 0
M Done Start command issue... Suggestions 6
mfarah Done Proposal: new PROMPT $i special command. Suggestions 2
S Done Enhanced TYPE command Suggestions 9
C Done DIFF command Suggestions 0

Similar threads