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msgfilter - Unix, Linux Command


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NAME

msgfilter - edit translations of message catalog

SYNOPSIS

msgfilter [OPTION] FILTER [FILTER-OPTION]

DESCRIPTION

Applies a filter to all translations of a translation catalog.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

Input file location:

TagDescription
-i, --input=INPUTFILE
  input PO file
-D, --directory=DIRECTORY
  add DIRECTORY to list for input files search
If no input file is given or if it is -, standard input is read.

Output file location:

TagDescription
-o, --output-file=FILE
  write output to specified file
The results are written to standard output if no output file is specified or if it is -.

The FILTER can be any program that reads a translation from standard input and writes a modified translation to standard output.

Useful FILTER-OPTIONs when the FILTER is ’sed’:

TagDescription
-e, --expression=SCRIPT
  add SCRIPT to the commands to be executed
-f, --file=SCRIPTFILE
  add the contents of SCRIPTFILE to the commands to be executed
-n, --quiet, --silent
  suppress automatic printing of pattern space

Input file syntax:

TagDescription
-P, --properties-input
  input file is in Java .properties syntax
--stringtable-input
  input file is in NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings syntax

Output details:

TagDescription
--no-escape
  do not use C escapes in output (default)
-E, --escape
  use C escapes in output, no extended chars
--force-po
  write PO file even if empty
--indent
  indented output style
--keep-header
  keep header entry unmodified, don’t filter it
--no-location
  suppress ’#: filename:line’ lines
--add-location
  preserve ’#: filename:line’ lines (default)
--strict
  strict Uniforum output style
-p, --properties-output
  write out a Java .properties file
--stringtable-output
  write out a NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings file
-w, --width=NUMBER
  set output page width
--no-wrap do not break long message lines, longer than the output page width, into several lines
-s, --sort-output
  generate sorted output
-F, --sort-by-file
  sort output by file location

Informative output:

TagDescription
-h, --help display this help and exit
-V, --version
  output version information and exit

AUTHOR

Written by Bruno Haible.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-gnu-gettext@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2001-2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO

msgfilter is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and msgfilter programs are properly installed at your site, the command
TagDescription
info msgfilter
should give you access to the complete manual.

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