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cmd2 0.7.2

Extra features for standard library's cmd module

cmd2 is an enhancement to the standard library’s cmd module for Python 2.7 and Python 3.3+. It is pure Python code with dependencies only on the six and pyparsing modules.

The latest documentation for cmd2 can be read online here:

Drop-in replacement adds several features for command-prompt tools:

  • Searchable command history (commands: “hi”, “li”, “run”)
  • Load commands from file, save to file, edit commands in file
  • Multi-line commands
  • Case-insensitive commands
  • Special-character shortcut commands (beyond cmd’s “@” and “!”)
  • Settable environment parameters
  • Parsing commands with flags
  • > (filename), >> (filename) redirect output to file
  • < (filename) gets input from file
  • bare >, >>, < redirect to/from paste buffer
  • accepts abbreviated commands when unambiguous
  • py enters interactive Python console
  • test apps against sample session transcript (see examples/

Usable without modification anywhere cmd is used; simply import cmd2.Cmd in place of cmd.Cmd.

File Type Py Version Uploaded on Size
cmd2-0.7.2.tar.gz (md5) Source 2017-05-22 54KB