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Is there a win32 command line tabifier that supports … read details (revised)?

I use an editor that allows me to type in a command to run. In order to see the output without having to redirect it to a file, I precede the command with "cmd /k," which leaves an open cmd.exe window. So I'd like to find a way to move catch the call to cmd.exe and give it to an application that tabifies cmd.exe, a terminal emulator as it's called.

The desired result would be similar to what happens in a tabbed editor, when that editor is to open some file, it does so in another tab, and not in another window. While in a given situation it may be easier to modify the command to redirect output to display in the editor itself, in general it would be more helpful if I could find a way to catch all such calls into one window.

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marked as duplicate by paradroid, nhinkle Jun 15 '11 at 19:20

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Please try to mark answers to some of your questions as accepted. – Dennis Williamson Mar 15 '11 at 3:45
Please don't post the same question twice. If you don't get a suitable answer, you can edit to clarify your question. – nhinkle Jun 15 '11 at 19:20
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I don't think it's possible to have cmd windows with tabs without some kind of add-on tool. Console will let you have a window with multiple cmd tabs, but I don't know whether there's a way to start a tab from your editor. Not much, but it may get you started in the right direction.

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