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recsel - print records from a recfile
recsel [OPTION]... [-t TYPE] [-j FIELD] [-n INDEXES | -e RECORD_EXPR | -q STR | -m NUM] [-c | (-p|-P) FIELD_EXPR] [FILE]...
Select and print rec data. -d, --include-descriptors print record descriptors along with the matched records. -C, --collapse do not section the result in records with newlines. -S, --sort=FIELD,... sort the output by the specified fields. -G, --group-by=FIELD,... group records by the specified fields. -U, --uniq remove duplicated fields in the output records. -s, --password=STR decrypt confidential fields with the given password. --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. -j, --join=FIELD perform an inner join using the specified field. Output options: -p, --print=FIELDS comma-separated list of fields to print for each matching record. -P, --print-values=FIELDS as -p, but print only the values of the selected fields. -R, --print-row=FIELDS as -P, but separate the values with spaces instead of newlines. -c, --count print a count of the matching records instead of the records themselves. Special options: --print-sexps print the data in sexps instead of rec format.
Written by Jose E. Marchesi.
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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.
The full documentation for recsel is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and recsel programs are properly installed at your site, the command info recutils should give you access to the complete manual.