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Manual Reference Pages  -  RECSET (1)

NAME

recset - manipulate fields in a recfile

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Author
Copyright

SYNOPSIS

recset [OPTION]... [FILE]...

DESCRIPTION

Alter or delete fields in records.
--no-external
  don’t use external descriptors.
--force alter the records even if violating record restrictions.
--help print a help message and exit.
--version
  show version and exit.

    Record selection options:

-i, --case-insensitive
  make strings case-insensitive in selection expressions.
-t, --type=TYPE
  operate on records of the specified type only.
-e, --expression=RECORD_EXPR
  selection expression.
-q, --quick=STR
  select records with fields containing a string.
-n, --number=NUM,...
  select specific records by position, with ranges.
-m, --random=NUM
  select a given number of random records.

    Field selection options:

-f, --fields=FIELDS
  comma-separated list of field names with optional subscripts.

    Actions:

-s, --set=VALUE
  change the value of the selected fields.
-a, --add=VALUE
  add the selected fields with the given value.
-S, --set-add=VALUE
  change the value of the selected fields. If they don’t exist then add a new field with that value.
-r, --rename=NAME
  rename the selected fields to a given name. If an entire record set is selected then the field is renamed in the record descriptor as well.
-d, --delete
  delete the selected fields.
-c, --comment
  comment out the selected fields.

AUTHOR

Written by Jose E. Marchesi.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to: bug-recutils@gnu.org
GNU recutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/recutils/>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Jose E. Marchesi. 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 recset is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and recset programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info recutils
should give you access to the complete manual.
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