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MSGATTRIB


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NAME

msgattrib − attribute matching and manipulation on message catalog

SYNOPSIS

msgattrib [OPTION] [INPUTFILE]

DESCRIPTION

Filters the messages of a translation catalog according to their attributes, and manipulates the attributes.

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

Input file location:
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:
−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 -.

Message selection:
−−translated

keep translated, remove untranslated messages

−−untranslated

keep untranslated, remove translated messages

−−no−fuzzy

remove ’fuzzy’ marked messages

−−only−fuzzy

keep ’fuzzy’ marked messages

−−no−obsolete

remove obsolete #~ messages

−−only−obsolete

keep obsolete #~ messages

Attribute manipulation:
−−set−fuzzy

set all messages ’fuzzy’

−−clear−fuzzy

set all messages non-’fuzzy’

−−set−obsolete

set all messages obsolete

−−clear−obsolete

set all messages non-obsolete

−−previous

when setting ’fuzzy’, keep previous msgids of translated messages.

−−clear−previous

remove the "previous msgid" from all messages

−−empty

when removing ’fuzzy’, also set msgstr empty

−−only−file=FILE.po

manipulate only entries listed in FILE.po

−−ignore−file=FILE.po

manipulate only entries not listed in FILE.po

−−fuzzy

synonym for −−only−fuzzy −−clear−fuzzy

−−obsolete

synonym for −−only−obsolete −−clear−obsolete

Input file syntax:
−P
, −−properties−input

input file is in Java .properties syntax

−−stringtable−input

input file is in NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings syntax

Output details:
−−color

use colors and other text attributes always

−−color=WHEN

use colors and other text attributes if WHEN. WHEN may be ’always’, ’never’, ’auto’, or ’html’.

−−style=STYLEFILE

specify CSS style rule file for −−color

−e, −−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

−i, −−indent

write the .po file using indented style

−−no−location

do not write ’#: filename:line’ lines

−n, −−add−location

generate ’#: filename:line’ lines (default)

−−strict

write out strict Uniforum conforming .po file

−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:
−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 © 2001-2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for msgattrib is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and msgattrib programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info msgattrib

should give you access to the complete manual.

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