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help capturing cmd console 's output to a text file

#1 Post by bars143 » 20 Nov 2013 22:28

hi experts,

want correction to my code below:


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@echo off

for /f "delims=" %%A in (' start "" "C:\Program Files\Easy ADB\adb\adb.exe" help^|find "^" ^>^>no_created.txt ') do (
echo %%A >>no_file_crea.ted
) >>no_file_created.yet
pause

"C:\Program Files\Easy ADB\adb\adb.exe" help >>created_without_content.txt
pause

start "" "C:\Program Files\Easy ADB\adb\adb.exe" help >>created_without_content.yet
pause

echo lazy making next code.
echo help is appreciated.


but why other .exe always work? like below:

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cmd /? >>will_output.txt
cmd.exe /? >>will_also_output.txt


anyway "adb.exe help " without the quote will always output in cmd console in both command prompt and batch file! but i dont know output'ed to a text file? :?:

and i repeat - i dont know how to capture or screenshot automatically
and directly the output of a cmd's console to a text file
by using code/script rather than lazily copy and paste manually?
any :idea: :?:

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thanks in advance,

bars

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Re: help capturing cmd console 's output to a text file

#2 Post by foxidrive » 21 Nov 2013 05:05

Add a few lines describing what your code should do, and what it isn't doing.

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Re: help capturing cmd console 's output to a text file

#3 Post by bars143 » 21 Nov 2013 08:18

hi @foxi,

my first post with code above are for testing with different codes to redirect "adb.exe help list" output to a text file but failed.

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well, my intention is how to redirect output of adb.exe's command help to a text file only.

but this two codes below :

adb.exe help >will_create_file_without_content_inside.txt
adb.exe rem will not create file and only output'ed to cmd console


now i only need output of adb.exe's help list that redirected to a text file.

but first i had some tee.bat and APAtee.bat to used for testing and both working in cmd console but no content when redirected to a text file.

here is code i used above:

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"C:\Program Files\Easy ADB\adb\adb.exe" ^|tee.bat "c:\users\jocelyn\desktop2\output.txt"


other code is;

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"C:\Program Files\Easy ADB\adb\adb.exe" ^|APAtee.bat "c:\users\jocelyn\desktop2\output.txt"


there is something adb.exe would not allowed result be redirected to a text file?

cmd.exe
dir
and the like i tested are working except adb.exe (it is an .exe for android/apk use)

maybe you had a code that redirected content of cmd console to a text file?
so that i will have no trouble redirecting cmd console's output to a text file if other .exe have similarity with adb.exe ?


here are content of "adb.exe help" that i copy and paste manually in the cmd console:

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Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Jocelyn>"C:\Program Files\Easy ADB\adb\adb.exe"
Android Debug Bridge version 1.0.29

 -d                            - directs command to the only connected USB device
                                 returns an error if more than one USB device is present.
 -e                            - directs command to the only running emulator.
                                 returns an error if more than one emulator is running.
 -s <serial number>            - directs command to the USB device or emulator with
                                 the given serial number. Overrides ANDROID_SERIAL
                                 environment variable.
 -p <product name or path>     - simple product name like 'sooner', or
                                 a relative/absolute path to a product
                                 out directory like 'out/target/product/sooner'.
                                 If -p is not specified, the ANDROID_PRODUCT_OUT
                                 environment variable is used, which must
                                 be an absolute path.
 devices                       - list all connected devices
 connect <host>[:<port>]       - connect to a device via TCP/IP
                                 Port 5555 is used by default if no port number is specified.
 disconnect [<host>[:<port>]]  - disconnect from a TCP/IP device.
                                 Port 5555 is used by default if no port number is specified.
                                 Using this command with no additional arguments
                                 will disconnect from all connected TCP/IP devices.

device commands:
  adb push <local> <remote>    - copy file/dir to device
  adb pull <remote> [<local>]  - copy file/dir from device
  adb sync [ <directory> ]     - copy host->device only if changed
                                 (-l means list but don't copy)
                                 (see 'adb help all')
  adb shell                    - run remote shell interactively
  adb shell <command>          - run remote shell command
  adb emu <command>            - run emulator console command
  adb logcat [ <filter-spec> ] - View device log
  adb forward <local> <remote> - forward socket connections
                                 forward specs are one of:
                                   tcp:<port>
                                   localabstract:<unix domain socket name>
                                   localreserved:<unix domain socket name>
                                   localfilesystem:<unix domain socket name>
                                   dev:<character device name>
                                   jdwp:<process pid> (remote only)
  adb jdwp                     - list PIDs of processes hosting a JDWP transport
  adb install [-l] [-r] [-s] <file> - push this package file to the device and install it
                                 ('-l' means forward-lock the app)
                                 ('-r' means reinstall the app, keeping its data)
                                 ('-s' means install on SD card instead of internal storage)
  adb uninstall [-k] <package> - remove this app package from the device
                                 ('-k' means keep the data and cache directories)
  adb bugreport                - return all information from the device
                                 that should be included in a bug report.

  adb backup [-f <file>] [-apk|-noapk] [-shared|-noshared] [-all] [-system|-nosystem] [<packages...>
]
                               - write an archive of the device's data to <file>.
                                 If no -f option is supplied then the data is written
                                 to "backup.ab" in the current directory.
                                 (-apk|-noapk enable/disable backup of the .apks themselves
                                    in the archive; the default is noapk.)
                                 (-shared|-noshared enable/disable backup of the device's
                                    shared storage / SD card contents; the default is noshared.)
                                 (-all means to back up all installed applications)
                                 (-system|-nosystem toggles whether -all automatically includes
                                    system applications; the default is to include system apps)
                                 (<packages...> is the list of applications to be backed up.  If
                                    the -all or -shared flags are passed, then the package
                                    list is optional.  Applications explicitly given on the
                                    command line will be included even if -nosystem would
                                    ordinarily cause them to be omitted.)

  adb restore <file>           - restore device contents from the <file> backup archive

  adb help                     - show this help message
  adb version                  - show version num

scripting:
  adb wait-for-device          - block until device is online
  adb start-server             - ensure that there is a server running
  adb kill-server              - kill the server if it is running
  adb get-state                - prints: offline | bootloader | device
  adb get-serialno             - prints: <serial-number>
  adb status-window            - continuously print device status for a specified device
  adb remount                  - remounts the /system partition on the device read-write
  adb reboot [bootloader|recovery] - reboots the device, optionally into the bootloader or recovery
program
  adb reboot-bootloader        - reboots the device into the bootloader
  adb root                     - restarts the adbd daemon with root permissions
  adb usb                      - restarts the adbd daemon listening on USB
  adb tcpip <port>             - restarts the adbd daemon listening on TCP on the specified port
networking:
  adb ppp <tty> [parameters]   - Run PPP over USB.
 Note: you should not automatically start a PPP connection.
 <tty> refers to the tty for PPP stream. Eg. dev:/dev/omap_csmi_tty1
 [parameters] - Eg. defaultroute debug dump local notty usepeerdns

adb sync notes: adb sync [ <directory> ]
  <localdir> can be interpreted in several ways:

  - If <directory> is not specified, both /system and /data partitions will be updated.

  - If it is "system" or "data", only the corresponding partition
    is updated.

environmental variables:
  ADB_TRACE                    - Print debug information. A comma separated list of the following va
lues
                                 1 or all, adb, sockets, packets, rwx, usb, sync, sysdeps, transport
, jdwp
  ANDROID_SERIAL               - The serial number to connect to. -s takes priority over this if giv
en.
  ANDROID_LOG_TAGS             - When used with the logcat option, only these debug tags are printed
.

C:\Users\Jocelyn>



thanks foxi for reply

bars

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Re: help capturing cmd console 's output to a text file

#4 Post by ShadowThief » 21 Nov 2013 08:58

adb help outputs to stderr instead of stdout like a normal program. Use

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adb.exe help 2>>help.txt

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Re: help capturing cmd console 's output to a text file

#5 Post by Squashman » 21 Nov 2013 08:58

It is quite possible that the developer of the tool is forcing the output to go to the console. You cannot redirect console output to a file.

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Re: help capturing cmd console 's output to a text file

#6 Post by Squashman » 21 Nov 2013 08:59

ShadowThief wrote:adb help outputs to stderr instead of stdout like a normal program. Use

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adb.exe help 2>>help.txt

Good call. I have seen that before as well.

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Re: help capturing cmd console 's output to a text file

#7 Post by bars143 » 21 Nov 2013 17:57

Squashman wrote:
ShadowThief wrote:adb help outputs to stderr instead of stdout like a normal program. Use

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adb.exe help 2>>help.txt

Good call. I have seen that before as well.


@ShadowThief,

thanks for great help and it is working now:

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C:\Program Files\Easy ADB\adb>adb.exe 2>>help.txt
Access is denied.

C:\Program Files\Easy ADB\adb>adb.exe 2>>C:\Users\Jocelyn\Desktop2\help.txt

C:\Program Files\Easy ADB\adb>

first test got "access denied" :shock:
and i added path and got working now!!! 8)
but some other syntax needs only ">" or ">>" :!:
as shown below:

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C:\Program Files\Easy ADB\adb>adb.exe  version >C:\Users\Jocelyn\Desktop2\version.txt



@Squashman,

thanks for info regarding developer option for his own .exe status. :idea:


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and again ,thanks to all

Bars

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