LLWatch repeats execution of a DOS command and monitors its console output. Optionally homing the cusor and highlighting changes.
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LLWatch v1.1 - Jan 23 2016 By: Dennis Lang https://landenlabs.com/ SUMMARY: Watch - execute a program periodically, showing output USAGE: llwatch [-dhv] [-t #lines][-b #lines] [-n ] -- DESCRIPTION: Watch runs command repeatedly, displaying its output. This allows you to Watch the program output change over time. By default, the program is run every 2 seconds. -d Disable highlighting the differences between successive updates. -h Home cursor between updates -n Specify update interval, default 2 seconds -t <#lines> Limit output to top # lines, default is 20 -b <#lines> Limit output to bottom # lines, default is all -v Toggle verbose output -g Match grep pattern for line to show. -r Use with -g and perform replacement per line. EXAMPLES: To watch the contents of a directory change, you could use: llwatch -- cmd /c dir *.txt Use find to filter command output llwatch -- cmd /c "c:\Windows\System32\tasklist.exe | find "Console"" Use built-in grep filter to file command output llwatch -g Console -- c:\Windows\System32\tasklist.exe
Example of scrolling output and highlighted changes:
Example of updating screen with 'home screen' enabled: