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#!/usr/bin/env python
# (c) 2011-2013 Giles Lavelle GPLv3
import os
from argparse import ArgumentParser
from main import *
from settings import *
def main():
Wrapper around the rest of the program's functionality.
Receives the command line parameters and passes them on to be processed.
Also does some other stuff that needs to be done every time the program runs.
# Create the folder for storing screenshots if it doesn't exist
if not os.path.exists(SCREENSHOT_PATH):
# Create the folder for storing temporary files if it doesn't exist
if not os.path.exists(TMP_PATH):
# Add command line options
# Create the master argument parser instance
parser = ArgumentParser(description=HELP_MESSAGE)
# Add any global options - ones that apply to all tools
parser.add_argument('-s', '--share', dest='share',
help="share a link to the file to a social media site",
default='clipboard', choices=SHARING_SERVICES)
# Create the subparsers for each of the program's separate tools
subparsers = parser.add_subparsers()
# Create the parser for options that only apply to uploading files and folders
upload_parser = subparsers.add_parser('up')
upload_parser.add_argument('filepaths', nargs='+')
# Create the parser for options that only apply to revisiting old uploads
revisit_parser = subparsers.add_parser('revisit')
choices=['local', 'remote', 'upload'])
revisit_parser.add_argument('id', type=int)
# Create the parser for options that only apply to sharing text snippets
text_parser = subparsers.add_parser('text')
text_parser.add_argument('-v', '--text-service', dest='text',
help="The hosting service to upload text snippets to",
default='dropbox', choices=['dropbox'])
# The Dropbox file viewer has inbuilt syntax highlighting so the file extension is relevant
text_parser.add_argument('-e', '--extension', dest='extension',
help="The extension of the file to save the snippet of text to",
# Create the parser for options that only apply to taking screenshots
screenshot_parser = subparsers.add_parser('snap')
screenshot_parser.add_argument('-m', '--mode', dest='mode',
help="The way the area of the screen to be captured is defined",
default='screen', choices=['screen', 'select'])
# Create the parser for options that only apply to viewing the history
history_parser = subparsers.add_parser('history')
history_parser.add_argument('-l', '--limit', dest='limit', type=int,
help="The number of records in the history database to show",
history_parser.add_argument('-d', '--direction', dest='direction',
help="The direction to sort the results by - ascending or descending",
default='a', choices=['a', 'd'])
history_parser.add_argument('-t', '--sort-by', dest='sort_by',
help="The field to sort the history results by",
default='id', choices=['id', 'url', 'path', 'timestamp'])
history_parser.add_argument('-b', '--start', dest='start', type=int,
help="The ID of the record to start the history table at",
# Finally parse all the arguments
args = parser.parse_args()
# Run the relevant function
if __name__ == '__main__':