Plugins

Here are a few plugins I have created for Take Command; they may be downloaded freely. I make no warranty or guarantee of their correct operation.

Acquire Download a file from the internet. Does not use IP*Works, and can be used with TCC/LE. 0.67.3
2015-12-10
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APing Audibly ping a network host. 0.75.0
2018-03-16
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ByArgs Provides keystrokes to move the cursor left and right by arguments, and to delete the argument to the left or right of the cursor. 0.91.2
2017-10-16
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Chill Schedules a command to be run later. 1.2.0
2014-10-29
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CmdTimer An automatic command timer for Take Command. 0.91.1
2014-08-04
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ConSearch Searches for text in the console scrollback buffer. 0.33.1
2017-10-16
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Domain Join and leave network domains; check domain membership status. 0.64.3
2017-11-28
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EKeys Define custom hotkeys which operate on the space-delimited word at the cursor. 0.49.2
2017-10-13
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EmailAdx Adds a function to validate an email address. 0.35.1
2014-12-11
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FileUtils Sundry file- and drive-related features. 0.27.6
2018-01-04
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FixNames Renames files to remove troublesome characters. 0.28.1
2018-01-16
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Fortune Returns a random line from a text file. Provisions are made for not repeating the last n lines retrieved, and for biasing the selection to make some lines more likely than others. 1.2.3
2016-01-22
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HTMLDump Dumps the console buffer to an HTML file. 1.1.10
2017-01-05
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ISO8601 Extends Take Command’s date-handling functions with new date formats; a larger, consistently enforced date range; and more consistent validity checking of input dates. Re-implements most date-related variable functions and adds several new ones, plus a few internal variables and commands. There are also some new functions for basic time-related math. 1.6.4
2017-12-06
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OSD Beta: An enhanced version of the OSD command. Can be used in TCC/LE. 0.95.5
2017-04-27
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PopInfo Provides a quick way to check a file’s properties while composing a command line. When you press a hotkey, a popup message box will display the file’s size, attributes, date and time stamps, and a few other bits of information. 1.2.0
2017-11-21
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PopupFix This plugin is intended to solve problems with TCC popup windows, particularly in Console2. 1.3.0
2014-10-29
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PrinterStuff Create, delete, and manage printers from within TCC (beta) 0.66.1
2017-11-29
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QCAL A stripped-down version of the ISO8601 plugin, containing only the QCAL command and a (very) few functions. 1.6.4
2017-12-06
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QuickEval Press a hotkey to evaluate the expression at the cursor while composing a command line. 1.10.3
2014-10-20
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Revisit Provides a quick way to return to recently-used directories. 0.92.1
2014-11-03
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SafeChars Provides functions for reading and writing text which may contain characters having special meaning to TCC (“dangerous” characters.) 1.9.3
2016-08-16
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Say Speaks text from the command line, or from a file or pipe. 1.1.0
2014-04-23
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ScreenShot Create screen shots from the command line or in a batch file. 1.0.0
2017-11-29
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Sift Finds the n largest, smallest, oldest, or newest files in a single directory or a directory tree, and sorts them into an array variable. Requires the full Take Command — TCC/LE does not support arrays. 0.71.1
2014-10-31
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SMBStuff Retrieves system information via SMBIOS. Requires Windows Vista or later; will not work with XP or earlier. It will work in Windows PE, provided it’s Vista or later. 0.26.1
2017-04-05
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Snapshot Create and restore snapshots of the console screen buffer. This is basically a more elaborate take on the SAVECON and RSTRCON commands in Vincent Fatica's 4CONSOLE plugin. 1.1.0
2014-10-29
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TextUtils A miscellany of text-related features. Count words, sentences, and paragraphs in text; find words in prose text and display them in context; display the lines of a text file in reverse order; return the character encoding and formatting of text files; scramble and unscramble text; generate random passwords and Metaphone codes; a few other features. 0.73.6
2017-12-05
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UIStuff Miscellaneous user-interface features. Get and set the screen resolution for any monitor, the wallpaper image and style, the screen saver settings, and the master sound volume and mute state. Pin or unpin shortcuts to the Windows 7 taskbar or Start menu. 0.72.8
2017-11-28
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Here is a batch file which I use to set up file associations, Explorer shell verbs, and so on for Take Command: RegTweaks.btm

Here are some miscellaneous command-line programs which can be used in either Take Command or CMD.EXE:

Words Words is a command-line utility which counts words, sentences, and paragraphs in English text. 0.99.5
2012-06-01
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Wrap This program word-wraps English text to fit a specified width. It can be used as a filter reading from standard input, or it can read from one or more files specified on the command line. 0.99.12
2014-09-13
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Xcode This utility converts text files from one character-encoding scheme to another. It can be used as a filter reading from standard input, or it can read from one or more files specified on the command line. 0.61.3
2012-05-03
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