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       embossdata - Find and retrieve EMBOSS data files


       embossdata [-showall toggle] -fetch boolean -filename string -reject selection
                  [-outfile outfile]

       embossdata -help


       embossdata is a command line program from EMBOSS (“the European Molecular Biology Open
       Software Suite”). It is part of the "Utils" command group(s).


   Input section
       -showall toggle

       -fetch boolean

       -filename string
           This specifies the name of the file that should be fetched into the current directory
           or searched for in all of the directories that EMBOSS programs search when looking for
           a data file. The name of the file is not altered when it is fetched.

   Advanced section
       -reject selection
           This specifies the names of the sub-directories of the EMBOSS data directory that
           should be ignored when displaying data directories. Default value: 3, 5, 6

   Output section
       -outfile outfile
           This specifies the name of the file that the results of a search for a file in the
           various data directories is written to. By default these results are written to the
           screen (stdout). Default value: stdout


       Bugs can be reported to the Debian Bug Tracking system (, or
       directly to the EMBOSS developers


       embossdata is fully documented via the tfm(1) system.


       Debian Med Packaging Team <>
           Wrote the script used to autogenerate this manual page.


       This manual page was autogenerated from an Ajax Control Definition of the EMBOSS package.
       It can be redistributed under the same terms as EMBOSS itself.