Program transforms a series of file paths piped in, one file path per line, into a tree structure, similar to what would Windows'
tree command create.
Intent and purpose:
The intent of the software was to make a small command line utility that would transform the output of
hg status command from a list of filenames into a tree view. It would properly support file status attributes reported from Mercurial. Also, it is intended to give option for colorized output, which is displayed with an external utility(cmdcolor, https://github.com/jeremejevs/cmdcolor).
There are possibly other uses for such a tool, so it is configurable to some degree.
Program does not sanitize the paths, provide paths in Windows-style (backslash '\' instead of slash '/'), and remove any double path slashes. Program assumes the last item in the path is a file, not a folder. This is visible in test data example. Options can be specified either Windows or Unix style.
- Use options -t for Test data.
- Use option -s to properly display Status flags from hg status commands.
- Use option -c to allow Color output, which you must pipe to cmdcolor.exe, as here: https://github.com/jeremejevs/cmdcolor
- Use option -i to print tree with Invisible branches, useful if you like the 'light' view or don't support unicode.
- Use option -l to print Large tree, a tree with spaces between folders.
How do I use it?
- Place the .exe some where on your %PATH%.
- Pipe in input lines, one line per file.
- Use any switches, described in Details section.
> hg status ? asd\gfgfdg\asdasd\asdasd\ghfg.txt ? asd\gfgfdg\asdasd\erert.txt ? asd\gfgfdg\ggdfg.txt ? asd\gfgfdg\ghfh.txt
> hg status | PathToTree /c /s | cmdcolor ────────────────────────────────── asd └─┬ gfgfdg │ ? ggdfg.txt │ ? ghfh.txt └─┬ asdasd │ ? erert.txt └── asdasd ? ghfg.txt ──────────────────────────────────