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'\" Copyright (c) 2013-2016 Andreas Kupries
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.TH "cmdr-spec-dsl-private" n 1\&.2 doc "Cmdr, a framework for command line parsing and dispatch"
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.SH NAME
cmdr-spec-dsl-private \- Cmdr - Private Specification Language
.SH SYNOPSIS
\fBdescription\fR \fItext\fR
.sp
\fBinput\fR \fIname\fR \fIhelp\fR \fIscript\fR
.sp
\fBinteractive\fR
.sp
\fBoption\fR \fIname\fR \fIhelp\fR \fIscript\fR
.sp
\fBsection\fR \fIword\fR\&.\&.\&.
.sp
\fBstate\fR \fIname\fR \fIhelp\fR \fIscript\fR
.sp
\fBundocumented\fR
.sp
\fBuse\fR \fIname\fR
.sp
.BE
.SH DESCRIPTION
.PP
Welcome to the Cmdr project, written by Andreas Kupries\&.
.PP
For availability please read \fICmdr - How To Get The Sources\fR\&.
.PP
This document is for users of the cmdr framework\&. It introduces the
domain-specific language for the specification of privates in detail\&.
.SH "RELATED SPECIFICATION DOCUMENTS"
.IP [1]
\fICmdr - Introduction to the Specification Language\fR
.IP [2]
\fICmdr - Officer Specification Language\fR
.IP [3]
\fICmdr - Private Specification Language\fR
.IP [4]
\fICmdr - Parameter Specification Language\fR
.IP [5]
\fICmdr - Runtime Processing Flow\fR
.PP
.SH "LANGUAGE REFERENCE"
.PP
The specification of \fIprivate\fRs is quite easy, with only
seven commands\&. The important parts are found in the \fIparameter\fR
specifications, explained in \fICmdr - Parameter Specification Language\fR\&.
.TP
\fBdescription\fR \fItext\fR
This command declares the help text for the \fIprivate\fR\&.
.TP
\fBinput\fR \fIname\fR \fIhelp\fR \fIscript\fR
This command adds an \fIinput\fR (i\&.e\&. positional) \fIparameter\fR
to the \fIprivate\fR, with description \fIhelp\fR and its
specification \fIscript\fR of parameter commands as described in
\fICmdr - Parameter Specification Language\fR\&.
.TP
\fBinteractive\fR
This command activates a mini-shell for this \fIprivate\fR which will
be invoked when required \fIparameter\fRs do not have a value after
argument extraction and matching\&.
.sp
By default the only interactive command line shells are
associated with the \fIofficer\fRs\&.
.sp
The command \fBcmdr::config interactive\fR provided by the
package \fBcmdr::config\fR can be used to globally activate this
type of shell for all \fIprivate\fRs\&.
.TP
\fBoption\fR \fIname\fR \fIhelp\fR \fIscript\fR
This command adds an \fIoption\fR (i\&.e\&. named) \fIparameter\fR to
the \fIprivate\fR, with description \fIhelp\fR and its specification
\fIscript\fR of parameter commands as described in
\fICmdr - Parameter Specification Language\fR\&.
.TP
\fBsection\fR \fIword\fR\&.\&.\&.
This command places the \fIprivate\fR into a help section/category,
for use by the standard help format \fIby-category\fR
(See \fICmdr - (Internal) Utilities for help text formatting and setup\fR)\&.
.sp
The section/category is specified as a list of words, each
denoting part of the path to the section\&. This means that the last
word is the section of the private, with the preceding words the
sections it is nested in\&.
.sp
Multiple calls are possible and accumulate\&. In other words,
the private can be placed in more than one section/category\&.
.sp
Note further that \fIprivates\fR not put into any section are
automatically placed into a generated section named
\fBMiscellaneous\fR\&.
.TP
\fBstate\fR \fIname\fR \fIhelp\fR \fIscript\fR
This command adds a \fIstate\fR (i\&.e\&. hidden) \fIparameter\fR to the
\fIprivate\fR, with description \fIhelp\fR and its specification
\fIscript\fR of parameter commands as described in
\fICmdr - Parameter Specification Language\fR\&.
.TP
\fBundocumented\fR
This command excludes the \fIprivate\fR from the generated help\&.
.TP
\fBuse\fR \fIname\fR
This command is the counterpart to \fBcommon\fR of \fIofficer\fRs
(See \fICmdr - Officer Specification Language\fR)\&.
It inserts the named block into the specification, executing it in
place\&. As such it expects the contents to be a script of private
commands as described in this section\&.
.PP
.PP
Please continue reading with \fICmdr - Parameter Specification Language\fR\&.
.SH "RELATED DOCUMENTS"
.IP [1]
\fICmdr - Introduction to the project\fR
.IP [2]
\fICmdr - License\fR
.IP [3]
\fICmdr - Log of Changes\fR
.IP [4]
\fICmdr - How To Get The Sources\fR
.IP [5]
\fICmdr - The Installer's Guide\fR
.IP [6]
\fICmdr - The Developer's Guide\fR
.PP
.SH "BUGS, IDEAS, FEEDBACK"
Both the package(s) and this documentation will undoubtedly contain
bugs and other problems\&.
Please report such at
\fICmdr Tickets\fR [https:/core\&.tcl\&.tk/akupries/cmdr]\&.
.PP
Please also report any ideas you may have for enhancements of
either package(s) and/or documentation\&.
.SH KEYWORDS
arguments, command hierarchy, command line completion, command line handling, command tree, editing command line, help for command line, hierarchy of commands, interactive command shell, optional arguments, options, parameters, processing command line, tree of commands
.SH COPYRIGHT
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Copyright (c) 2013-2016 Andreas Kupries
Copyright (c) 2013-2016 Documentation, Andreas Kupries

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