How to do things
AI Noob vs. Pro
Free Open Source:
a command line
free external tools,
- 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 update [-get] check for SFK updates. options -get download update ----- example output: ----- Latest version available: 1.8.1 Summary: added support for sfk variables, allowing to store data from a command and Changelist: - ADD: sfk variables. type "sfk help var" for infos. allows to store data - ADD: sfk perline, run sfk commands per text input line. similar to sfk r - CHG: Syntax Change: sfk call, if: no longer clears chain text after comm - CHG: Syntax Change: sfk echo ... +call +xex no longer passes text of ech - CHG: Syntax Change: sfk gettext output changed with text produced by sto - add: sfk samp http, create an example script for web access automation. - add: sfk xed, xex, xreplace, simple expressions: [setvar name]...[endvar - add: sfk xed, simple expressions: keyword [ortext] to search literals OR - add: sfk xed, simple expressions: keyword [keep] to search text that sho - add: sfk echo -lines to print every string as one line. - add: sfk xed: option -firsthit to use only first matching result. - add: sfk filter: option -line=n to read nth line from input. - add: sfk web: option -showreq, similar to -status. - add: sfk find: option -head=n to read only n lines. - add: sfk batch, alias of sfk samp sfkbat. may also create .sh files unde - add: sfk xf, alias for xmlform. - fix: command chaining: unexpected drop of data when chaining to echo, fr - add: command chaining: +tcall to consume text data and +tend to return t - fix: sfk script -from begin: if script contained a label begin2 this was - chg: sfk xex, xed: improved help examples, separate examples for xex and - chg: sfk samp sfkbat, sfkbash now use %0 or $0 instead of the script fil - chg: Simple Expressions: now support zero length tokens like in "/[start - chg: sfk samp: path now allowed in output file with some language types. - add: sfk xex, xed: option -justrc to just set return code without printi - add: sfk ... +tovoid to drop current chain text. - add: sfk stop: optional text to print, info on rc 9 to stop a script fro - add: sfk call: improved help text. - FIX: sfk script, call: missing parameters produced errors or even crashe - fix: sfk ... +run was blocked with http:// url's. - fix: sfk web -status=... +xex didn't work. - fix: sfk echo: quoted multi line parms output contained unwanted CR char - fix: sfk web: always produced rc 9. - fix: run -stoprc: did not work in a script. - fix: script: +if ... stop -all didn't work, as "if" misinterpreted optio - fix: script: +stop no longer requires +then stop. - fix: gettext: missing linefeeds on terminal output after multiple storet - fix: sfk version -own +filter didn't work. - fix: expression part info didn't show # chars. - chg: sfk samp sfkbat, sfkbash new templates. - add: sfk knxsend: support for alternative IP group, send of search reque - add: sfk knxdump: option -verbose to print search response verbosely. - doc: extended echo help. - doc: reworked help for sfk script. - doc: help text for sfk then. Additional infos: - Depeche View now also supports http:// text loading. ------------------------------------ A newer version of SFK is available. ------------------------------------ Add option -get to download from: http://stahlworks.com/sfk.exe
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.