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ConsoleZ Comments


Positive Comment by freaktose
about ConsoleZ and clink Jun 2015

Another decent option is Small clink iconclink which can either be run on demand inside a cmd window or auto-injected so it runs every time you dial up a cmd window (check the dox). From the Clink page linked above:

  • The same line editing as Bash (from GNU’s Readline library)
  • History persistence between sessions
  • Context sensitive completion
    * Executables (and aliases)
    Directory commands
    * Environment variables
    Thirdparty tools; Git, Mercurial, SVN, Go, and P4
  • New keyboard shortcuts
    * Paste from clipboard (Ctrl-V)
    Incremental history search (Ctrl-R/Ctrl-S)
    * Powerful completion (TAB)
    Undo (Ctrl-Z)
    * Automatic “cd ..” (Ctrl-Alt-U)
    Environment variable expansion (Ctrl-Alt-E)
    ** Press Alt-H for many more…
  • Scriptable completion with Lua
  • Coloured and scriptable prompt
  • Auto-answering of the “Terminate batch job?” prompt