About the CLI Guidelines category

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The CLI guidelines are Canonical’s best practices around designing command line tools and console UIs.

Navigation

Commands structure
Positional arguments
stdout or stderr
–help
To new line or not to new line
Use of colours
Interactive prompts
Incomplete commands
Punctuation
Tone of voice
Empty states
Tables

URLs

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Topic Path

Redirects

Mapping table
Path Location