RevOnline: New version of Shell Command Help

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Thu Jan 6 20:15:47 EST 2011


Is there a manpath?

On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 5:39 PM, Alex Tweedly <alex at tweedly.net> wrote:

>
> There's not a nice simple command (afaik), but you can do something along
> the lines of (in a mix of LC and shell :-)
>
> echo $PATH > tPaths
> set the itemdel to ":"
> repeat for each item tFolder in tPaths
>   set the defaultfolder to tFolder
>   put the files after tAll
> end repeat
> doSomeCleverFiltering  tAll            -- that's a library function you are
> assumed to have already written :-)
> doSomethingToAddBuiltins  tAll     -- ditto
>
>
> -- Alex.
>
>
>
> On 06/01/2011 22:02, Peter Brigham MD wrote:
>
>> On Jan 5, 2011, at 2:22 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
>>
>>  Thanks pretty useful if you know already what the command is you need
>>> help with. Looks like you are getting the man pages via a shell call
>>> yourself.
>>>
>>> What would make this marketable is if there was a way to list all the
>>> shell commands available to the system and present them to the user in a
>>> list, have the user be able to click on a shell command and have the man
>>> page load, and then be able to insert the command into a rev script with the
>>> proper LiveCode syntax. I would pay money for that!
>>>
>>> Bob
>>>
>>
>> That was just my reaction to the stack -- great if you know what you're
>> doing already, but you have to know shell commands. (I dropped it into my
>> Plugins folder anyway....)
>>
>> Is there a shell command to get all the shell commands on the currently
>> running system? If so, it should be a snap to expand the stack accordingly.
>>
>>  On Dec 28, 2010, at 1:55 AM, Phil Davis wrote:
>>>
>>>  Hi folks,
>>>>
>>>> I just uploaded a new version of the Shell() Command Help plugin.
>>>>
>>>> New features:
>>>> - Search for words in the displayed help text.
>>>> - Print the displayed help text.
>>>> - Use arrow keys to retrieve previous commands (like the LC message
>>>> box).
>>>>
>>>> Enjoy!
>>>> --
>>>> Phil Davis
>>>>
>>>
>> -- Peter
>>
>> Peter M. Brigham
>> pmbrig at gmail.com
>> http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig
>>
>>
>>
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