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Command line mode

SpecXpert also works in command line mode.

specxpert -? shows the available command line parameters.

-plant:exampleplant
  • Smart 3D plant name.
  • Alias: -p
  • Required.
-permgroup:examplepermgr
  • Permission group for SpecTester.
  • Alias: -pg
  • If not defined, last used.
  • Optional.
-mode:mode
  • Execution modes:
    ST - SpecTester
    BLG - BulkloadGenerator
    CT - CompareTool
  • Alias: -m
  • If not defined, last used.
  • Optional.
-s3dversion:version
  • Valid values for CompareTool (Templates):
    2009.1
    2011 SP1
    2011 R1
    2014
    2014 R1
    2016
    2018
    2019
    V13
    V13.1
  • Alias: -v
  • If not defined, last used.
  • Optional.
-output:outputpath
  • Path of result/report for SpecTester, BulkloadGenerator or CompareTool.
  • Alias: -out
  • If not defined, last used.
  • Optional.
-current:currentpath
  • Directory containing current data for CompareTool.
  • Alias: -curr
  • If not defined, last used.
  • Optional.
-requested:requestedpath
  • Directory contaning requested data for CompareTool.
  • Alias: -requ
  • If not defined, last used.
  • Optional.
-addreq:filename.xls
  • Additional requirements for SpecTester.
  • Valid sheet names in filename.xls:
    Excluded
    UserDefinedDesignPTPipeRun
  • Alias: -ar (old: -excl and -exclusions)
  • Optional.
-config:filename.ini
  • Configuration file containing all settings except parameters in command line.
  • Alias: -cfg
  • If not defined then configuration file of plant is used.
  • Optional.
-continue
  • Continue last run if SpecTester was not completed.
  • Alias: -cont
  • Optional.
-sheet:sheetcategory
  • Sheet categories for BulkloadGenerator or CompareTool. Option can be used more than once in command line.
  • Valid values:
    SP - Pipe spec with parts
    CL - Codelists
    GD - Generic data
    PO - Plant options
    PR - Plant rules
    ID - Insulation data
    PB - Pipe bending data
    IS - Instruments and specialties
  • Alias: -sh
  • If not defined, last used.
  • Optional.
-spec:“name|2 in|6 in”
  • Specname for SpecTester and BulkloadGenerator. NPDs for SpecTester, if defined. Option can be used more than once in command line.
  • Alias: -s
  • You can also specify a text file with a list of specs (use file extension .lst)
  • If not defined, last used.
  • Optional.
-oneworkbook:true
  • Export of specification data in one or more workbook(s).
  • Alias: -s1w
  • Valid values: true or false
  • If not defined, last used.
  • Optional.
-deleteemptysheets:true
  • If no record exists then the sheet is deleted.
  • Alias: -de
  • Valid values: true or false
  • If not defined, last used.
  • Optional.