Provided by: qqwing_1.3.4-1.1_amd64

**NAME**

qqwing - A tool for generating and solving Sudoku puzzles

**SYNOPSIS**

qqwing--generate [OPTIONS...]qqwing--solve [OPTIONS...]

**DESCRIPTION**

qqwingis a Sudoku puzzle generator and solver. It offers the following features: · Fast. It can solve 1000 puzzles in 1 second and generate 1000 puzzles in 25 seconds. · Uses logic. Uses as many solve techniques as possible when solving puzzles rather than guessing. · Rates puzzles. Most generators don't give an indication of the difficulty of a Sudoku puzzle. QQwing does. · Can print solve instructions. Tells steps that need to be taken to solve any puzzle. · Customizable output style, including a CSV style that is easy to import into a database.

**OPTIONS**

--generate<num>Generate new puzzles--solveSolve all the puzzles from standard input--difficultyGenerate only simple, easy, intermediate, expert, or any--symmetry<sym>Symmetry: none, rotate90, rotate180, mirror, flip, or random--puzzlePrint the puzzle (default when generating)--nopuzzleDo not print the puzzle (default when solving)--solutionPrint the solution (default when solving)--nosolutionDo not print the solution (default when generating)--statsPrint statistics about moves used to solve the puzzle--nostatsDo not print statistics (default)--timerPrint time to generate or solve each puzzle--notimerDo not print solve or generation times (default)--count-solutionsCount the number of solutions to puzzles--nocount-solutionsDo not count the number of solutions (default)--historyPrint trial and error used when solving--nohistoryDo not print trial and error to solve (default)--instructionsPrint the steps (at least 81) needed to solve the puzzle--noinstructionsDo not print steps to solve (default)--log-historyPrint trial and error to solve as it happens--nolog-historyDo not print trial and error to solve as it happens--one-linePrint puzzles on one line of 81 characters--compactPrint puzzles on 9 lines of 9 characters--readablePrint puzzles in human readable form (default)--csvOutput CSV format with one line puzzles-h,--helpDisplay help message--aboutDisplay author and license information--versionDisplay version number

**SEE** **ALSO**

http://qqwing.com/ 2014-08-03 QQWING(1)