Chapter 2. Shell Console Commands

The shell command group provides a number of commands that provide basic console functions such as displaying system information and showing the contents of files.
Type shell: then press Tab at the prompt to view the commands in this group.

2.1. shell:cat, cat

Abstract

displays the contents of a file or URL

Synopsis

shell:cat [ -n ] [ --help ] {[ path ] | [ URL ]}

Arguments

Table 2.1, “shell:cat Arguments” describes the arguments for this command.

Table 2.1. shell:cat Arguments

ArgumentInterpretation
-n Display line numbers.
--help Displays the online help for this command
path The path(s) of the file to display, separated by whitespace (separated by - for STDIN)
URL The URL(s) to display, separated by whitespace (separated by - for STDIN)