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NAME

       dbfcreate - Create an empty xBase DBF file

SYNOPSIS

       dbfcreate filename[[-s fieldname width] | [-n fieldname width decimals]]...

DESCRIPTION

       Creates  an  empty  DBF  file  called filename with columns described by all the -s and -n
       options that follow.

OPTIONS

       -s fieldname width
              adds a column named fieldname taking textual values of at most width characters.

       -n fieldname width decimals
              adds a column named fieldname taking numeric values of at  most  width  digits  and
              precision  of  at  most decimals decimal places.  The number of digits of precision
              should be included in width.

EXIT STATUS

       0      Successful program execution.

       1      Missing filename argument.

       2      Failed to create the file filename for writing.

       3      Missing fieldname,width, or decimals argument for a -s or -n option.

       4      Failed to add a column given by a -s or -n option.

DIAGNOSTICS

       The following diagnostics may be issued on stdout:

       DBFCreate(filename) failed.

       DBFAddField(fieldname,FTString,width,0) failed.

       DBFAddField(fieldname,FTDouble,width,decimals) failed.

       Argument incomplete, or unrecognised: arg

AUTHORS

       Frank Warmerdam (warmerdam@pobox.com) is the maintainer of the shapelib shapefile library.
       Joonas Pihlaja (jpihlaja@cc.helsinki.fi) wrote this man page.

SEE ALSO

       dbfadd(1), dbfdump(1), dbf_dump(1), shpadd(1), shpcreate(1), shpdump(1), shprewind(1)