No installation. USB stick portable applications.
Swiss File Knife

a command line
multi function tool.

remove tabs
list dir sizes
find text
filter lines
find in path
collect text
instant ftp or
http server
file transfer
send text
patch text
patch binary
run own cmd
convert crlf
dup file find
md5 lists
fromto clip
split files
list latest
compare dirs
save typing
trace http
echo colors
head & tail
find classes
dep. listing
speed shell
zip search
zip dir list

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zip and unzip
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cpp sources

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stat. c array
stat. java array
var. c array
var. java array
view all text
as you type
surf over text
find by click
quick copy
multi view
find nearby
find by path
location jump
skip accents
clip match
filter lines
edit text
load filter
hotkey list
receive text
send in C++
send in Java
smooth scroll
touch scroll
fly wxWidgets
fly over Qt
search Java

Continue an SFK script at a different point,

or stop the script due to a condition with sfk if.
- download the free Swiss File Knife Base from Sourceforge.
- open the Windows CMD command line, Mac OS X Terminal or Linux shell.
- OS X : type mv sfk-mac-64.exe sfk and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk
- Linux: type mv sfk-linux-64.exe sfk    and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk
  OS X and Linux syntax may differ, check the help within the tool.
SFK The Book - A Long Winters Literature.
sfk ... +if [opts] expression command1 ... +command2
sfk ... +[t]if expr [+]begin +cmd1a +cmd1b ... +endif +cmd2

execute command1 if expression is true, then continue to command2.
if expression is not true, skip directly to command2.
can be used only in a command chain, after another command.

use "+if expr +begin ... +endif" to run multiple commands
as one block, if expression is true.

supported expressions

   return code comparison
   "rc=n"     return code of previous command equal  to   n
   "rc>n"     return code of previous command higher than n
   "rc<n"     return code of previous command lower  than n
   "rc<>n"    return code of previous comm.  not equal to n

   generic text or number comparison
   "l = r"    left part is equal to right
   "l <> r"   left part is not equal to right
   "l < r"    left part is lower  then right
   "l > r"    left part is higher then right
   "l <= r"   left part is lower  or equal
   "l >= r"   left part is higher or equal
   if both l and r contain only digits a numeric
   comparison is done, else a text comparison.

   options for if must be given before expression.
   -var       use sfk variables, must be first option
   -text      force text comparison (nocase)
   -case      case sensitive text comparison
   -debug     tell what is done in a generic comparison

limited nesting
   if ... begin ... endif
   - may not contain other if[exist] / begin / endif
   - but may contain short if ... without begin.
   invalid nesting causes an undefined program flow.

chaining support since sfk 1.9.3
   +if   does not accept any chain input data, as this
         creates ambiguities with many following
         commands, like +if ... +setvar a=text
   +tif  expects text and stream chain input data.
   bad example:
     +xed /a/b/ +if ... +xed /b/c/
       data cannot be passed from the first to the
       second xed this way, as +if will block this.
     +xed /a/b/ +tif ... +xed /b/c/
       the +tif explicitely requests text data.
       you may also use global option -keepdata.
       for more details see: sfk help chain

see also
   sfk ifexist  check if a file or folder exists.
   sfk call     call sub functions in a script.
   sfk goto     jump to a local label.

   sfk filter in.txt -+err +if "rc>0" run -yes "x.bat" +echo done
      if file in.txt contains the word "err", run x.bat.
      the "echo done" is always executed.

   sfk xex -justrc in.txt "/foo*bar/"
    +if "rc=0" stop 9 "[Red]error:[def] miss" +echo "match"
      type this all in one line, or use "sfk cmd 18". [18]
      if file in.txt does not contain the search pattern
      then stop with return code 9, printing an error.

sfk is a free open-source tool, running instantly without installation efforts. no DLL's,
no registry changes - just get sfk.exe from the zip package and use it (binaries for
windows, linux and mac are included).

read more about all sfk functions here.

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