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7.2.9 Dico Command Summary

For convenience, this subsection lists all available dico commands along with their short description and a reference to the part of this manual where they are described in detail. The command names are given without prefix.

open host port

Connect to a DICT server. Both arguments are optional. If any of them is absent, the value supplied with the previous open command is used. If there was no previous value, the default is used, i.e., ‘gnu.org.ua’ for host, and 2628 for port.

See open.

close

Close the connection.

See close.

autologin [file]

Set or display the autologin file name.

See Autologin.

sasl [bool]

Without argument, show whether the SASL authentication is enabled. With argument, enable or disable it, depending on the value of bool. See Autologin.

database [name]

Set or display the current database name.

See database.

strategy [name]

Set or display the current strategy name.

See strategy.

distance [num]

Set or query Levenshtein distance. This command takes effect only if the remote server supports ‘xlev’ experimental capability (see XLEV).

See distance.

ls

List available matching strategies.

See ls.

ld

List all accessible databases.

See ld.

info [db]

Display information about the database db, or the current database, if used without argument.

prefix [c]

Set or display the command prefix.

See prefix.

transcript [bool]

Set or display session transcript mode.

See Session Transcript.

verbose [number]

Set or display debugging verbosity level. Currently (as of version 2.4) it is a no-op.

prompt string

Change command line prompt.

See prompt.

pager string

Change or display pager settings.

See Pager.

history

Display command history.

See History Commands.

help

Display short command usage summary.

See help.

version

Print program version.

See version.

warranty

Print copyright statement.

See warranty.

quiet bool

Toggle display of dico welcome banner. This command can be used only in initialization file.

See quiet.

quit

Quit the shell.

See quit.

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