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msgattrib (1)

Name

msgattrib - attribute matching and manipulation on message catalog

Synopsis

msgattrib [OPTION] [INPUTFILE]

Description

MSGATTRIB(1)                          GNU                         MSGATTRIB(1)



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 speci-
       fied 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  mes-
              sages.

       --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 (C) 2001-2016 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.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | text/gnu-gettext |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted      |
       +---------------+------------------+
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.



NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source   was   downloaded   from   https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gettext/get-
       text-0.19.8.tar.xz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.gnu.org/software/gettext.



GNU gettext-tools 0.19.8           June 2016                      MSGATTRIB(1)