$M in PROMPT

Nov 13, 2008
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Is there a way to display the remote name associated with a drive like cmd.exe? In cmd.exe's prompt, $M Displays the remote name associated with the current drive letter or the empty string if current drive is not a network drive.
 

Charles Dye

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Is there a way to display the remote name associated with a drive like cmd.exe? In cmd.exe's prompt, $M Displays the remote name associated with the current drive letter or the empty string if current drive is not a network drive.
You can embed functions and internal variables in the prompt string, nesting them to create some fairly elaborate effects. Remember to put strong quotes around the definition, or else double the percent signs.

Code:
prompt `%@truename[%_cwd]$g`
Code:
prompt `$P%@if[%@remote[%_disk:] == 1, - %@truename[%_disk:],]$g`
 

rconn

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May 14, 2008
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holla wrote:

> Is there a way to display the remote name associated with
> a drive like cmd.exe? In cmd.exe's prompt, $M Displays the
> remote name associated with the current drive letter or the
> empty string if current drive is not a network drive.

$M is already used in TCC to display the time.

In TCC, you can use the @TRUENAME and/or @UNC functions in your prompt
to display the remote name.

Rex Conn
JP Software