A prompt where directives are typed. More commonly handled by a GUI
The Command line, or system prompt, is the area where you enter commands in character-based systems like VM/CMS, DOS and Icarus.
A type of user interface which allows the user to interact with the computer by typing in commands.
Instruction which has been entered at the command line location is often referred to as the command line.
An editable text field in the AdaDebug Program View window, where the user enters an Ada debugger command.
1. n. On a display screen, a display line usually at the bottom of the screen, in which only commands can be entered. 2. n. In Common User Access (CUA) architecture, obsolete term for command area.
The interface that this Perforce manual describes. If you're looking at this glossary entry because you don't know what a command line is, and you're expecting to use a GUI, you're in the wrong manual.
A command line is generally a [B/D] command, followed by apparopriate arguments to the command. The arguments must be separated from the command by at least one space, or by one colon. The command itself must consist of contiguous characters. Thereafter, as many spaces as desired can be strewn amongst the characters forming the arguments.
The text you type at a shell prompt. A Unix shell reads the command line, parses it to find the command name (which is usually the first word on the command line, though it can be a variable assignment), and executes the command. A command line may have more than one command joined by operators such as semicolons (;), pipes (|), or doubleampersands (&&).
a line on the screen on which you type commands (instructions) to your computer
a line that begins with a period ("
a text-based interface for interacting with your computer
A user interface that relies upon commands typed by a user rather than graphical representations of objects in the environment. See also GUI.
A computer systems main prompt is its command line (prompts often end in symbols such as $ or % or ). More broadly, any time that a user can type in commands to the computer, whether at the operating system's prompt, or within a program, this is the "command line." Command line programs often require the user to remember and type in commands.
An operating-system command line. Most Oracle products can be invoked from a command line using a number of executable arguments.
The command followed by any other relevant information given at one time to the computer, to enable it to carry out your instructions. The command line ends when you press the Enter key.
The interface method in which the user enters in commands at the command interpreter's prompt.
In contrast to a graphical user interface you can control the computer with UNIX-like operating systems, such as Linux, with commands entered with the keyboard. In the KDE interface you can call up a command line in a console window. You can find an icon for the program "konsole" in the grey bar at the bottom of the screen.
provided by a shell and allows the user to type commands directly. Also subject of an eternal "flame war" between its supporters and its detractors.
A line on a computer display on which typed in commands appear. An example of a command line is the area next to the DOS prompt on a personal computer. See also prompt.
StarTeam's command-line interface is the same for Windows and UNIX platforms. You can perform many operations from a command-line session using the command stcmd and the appropriate options. These commands also allow you to perform StarTeam's version control operations from any development environment that allows you to add tools to menus.
The instructions you type next to the shell prompt. Command lines can contain commands, arguments, and filenames. You can enter more than one command on a command line by joining commands with a pipe (|), or by separating commands using the command separator (;). The shell executes your command line when you press Enter.
A line consisting of one or more commands, options, and arguments used in the command(s).
(1) The shell command line from which the current vi or Emacs session was started; (2) the ex command line, where ex commands are entered.
On Unix host systems, this is where you tell the machine what you want it to do, by entering commands.
A text based interface into the computer from which programs can be run and the file system navigated. On Mac OS X, the command line is accessed via the Terminal application, or with an X windows interface.
The command or series of commands entered in the McIDAS-X Text and Command Window. It may consist of positional parameters, keywords and quoted text. In McIDAS-X, the number of characters permitted in a command line is workstation dependent, although there is no practical limit.
The text you type at a shell prompt. A UNIX shell reads the command line, parses it to find the command name (which is the first word on the command line), and executes the command. A command line may have more than one command joined by operators like semicolons (;) ( 8.5), pipes (|) ( 1.4), or double ampersands (&&) ( 44.9).
Where you tell the computer (usually on a UNIX system) what you want it to do, by entering commands.
A command found in the Run Menu in the Desktop Window. Selecting this command displays a dialog that lets you enter a command in text form and run it from the dialog.
Direct textual input to a computer's shell that invokes a specific command or commands.
A way to operate a computer entirely with the keyboard by typing commands at a prompt. MS-DOS is the most popular operating system to use a command line.
In a text-based operating system, the line on which the user types instructions for the system.
The shell prompt, where you enter commands.
Synonyms: command line arguments, command line options Traditionally, software was started by typing in commands to the computer. These commands had options that could control the details of what the software would do. On Microsoft Windows, these command line options usually start with a forward slash (/). On Unix, these commands usually start with a single or double hyphen (- or --) Many search engines include tools that are run from the command line. This allows them to be run from a script file or "cron job".
area at the top of the IOF screen where commands may be entered
Commands you type to run an application. You can type commands at an MS-DOS prompt or in the Run dialog box in the Program Manager of Windows. Interfaces in which you type commands rather than choose them from a menu are often called command line interfaces. MS-DOS has a command line interface while the Macintosh does not.
The area of the display, usually identified by an arrow prompt, "====", where THE commands are entered.
Line on a terminal-based interface where you enter commands to the operating system. Some Internet accounts are command-line based.
a text entry area where a user can issues commands to the operating system, used in DOS and UNIX.
A line in an application where the system prompts you for a command. ACDSee picture viewer includes options for command line image searching.
Where you type commands to an operating system such as DOS or Unix. Command-line operating systems can be powerful but are often a pain to work with, especially for those used to a window interface.