|read the named default from the specified domain. If no key is given - read all defaults from the domain. If no domain is given - read all defaults from all domains. A domain is either an application name, or "NSGlobalDomain", for system level defauts. (Running programs can access two other domains, "NSArgumentDomain", for command line arguments, "NSRegistrationDomain", a second-chance domain in which "defaults for defaults" can be registered, and possibly domains for specific locales.)|
|defaults readkey key|
|read the named default from all domains.|
|defaults write domain key value|
|write value as default key in the specified domain. value must be a property list in single quotes.|
|defaults write domain dictionary|
|write dictionary as a replacement for the specified domain. dictionary must be a property list in single quotes.|
|reads standard input for defaults in the format produced by defaults read and writes them to the database.|
|defaults delete [ domain [ key] ]|
|remove the specified default(s) from the domain. If no key is given - delete the entire domain.|
|read standard input for a series of lines containing pairs of domains and keys for defaults to be deleted.|
|lists the domains in the database (one per line)|
|defaults find word|
|searches domain names, default names, and default value strings for those equal to the specified word and lists them on standard output.|
|output some information about property lists|
list options for the defaults command.
~/GNUstep/Defaults/.GNUstepDefaults holds defaults for a user
The defaults command appeared in OpenStep and combined the capabilities of the earlier NeXTstep commands dread, dwrite, and dremove.The GNUstep version was written in 1998.
This manual page first appeared in gnustep-base 1.9.2 (March 2004).
defaults was written by Richard Frith-Macdonald <firstname.lastname@example.org>
|GNUstep||DEFAULTS (1)||February 2004|