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
- 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.