xddump - dump an XDiary calendar to file
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reads a calendar and saves the entries in a file or the entries
are displayed on the screen. xddump can be used to make a backup of a calendar
or to display the calendar on a character terminal.
xddump produces a tagged file where each entry is split into components (such as
alarm offsets, flags, entry text etc.) which are identified with a tag. The
tagged file can then be used by other utilities. One utility that uses the
output file from xddump is xdrestore which restores a calendar from a tagged
xddump can be run in either display mode or backup mode. In display mode, the
contents of a calendar is displayed on the screen while in backup mode, a
tagged file is written.
In display mode, xddump provides a 'hook' for your own customized output. The
tagged file produced by xddump is passed to a program or shell script you
provide. This allows you to customize the output from xddump.
supports several options which are described in the XDiary on-line
The built in help in XDiary.
Roger Larsson ( email@example.com
Comments, suggestions, and bug reports are always welcome.