Shell (API)

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The shell API allows you to interface with the shell.

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Method NameDescription
shell.exit() Exits the current shell
shell.dir() Returns the directory
shell.setDir(string path) Sets the directory
shell.path() Returns the path
shell.setPath(string path) Sets the path
shell.resolve(string localpath) Resolves a local path to an absolute path.
shell.resolveProgram(string name) Resolves the absolute path to the program whose name you provided.
shell.aliases() Returns aliases.
shell.setAlias(string alias, string program) Sets an alias.
shell.clearAlias(string alias) Clears an alias.
shell.programs([boolean hidden]) Returns a table of programs. program, string arguments) Runs a program.
shell.getRunningProgram() Returns the absolute path to the currently-executing program.