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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.

              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 the data in sexps instead of rec format.


       Written by Jose E. Marchesi.


       Report bugs to:
       GNU recutils home page: <>
       General help using GNU software: <>


       Copyright © 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014  Jose  E.  Marchesi.   License  GPLv3+:  GNU  GPL
       version 3 or later <>.
       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.