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MSGINIT(1)				       GNU				       MSGINIT(1)

NAME
       msginit - initialize a message catalog

SYNOPSIS
       msginit [OPTION]

DESCRIPTION
       Creates a new PO file, initializing the meta information with values from the user's envi-
       ronment.

       Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

   Input file location:
       -i, --input=INPUTFILE
	      input POT file

       If no input file is given, the current directory is searched for the POT file.  If  it  is
       -, standard input is read.

   Output file location:
       -o, --output-file=FILE
	      write output to specified PO file

       If  no  output  file is given, it depends on the --locale option or the user's locale set-
       ting.  If it is -, the results are written to standard output.

   Input file syntax:
       -P, --properties-input
	      input file is in Java .properties syntax

       --stringtable-input
	      input file is in NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings syntax

   Output details:
       -l, --locale=LL_CC
	      set target locale

       --no-translator
	      assume the PO file is automatically generated

       -p, --properties-output
	      write out a Java .properties file

       --stringtable-output
	      write out a NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings file

       -w, --width=NUMBER
	      set output page width

       --no-wrap
	      do not break long message lines, longer than the output page  width,  into  several
	      lines

   Informative output:
       -h, --help
	      display this help and exit

       -V, --version
	      output version information and exit

AUTHOR
       Written by Bruno Haible.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-gnu-gettext@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2001-2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This  is  free software; see the source for copying conditions.	There is NO warranty; not
       even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO
       The full documentation for msginit is maintained as a Texinfo manual.   If  the	info  and
       msginit programs are properly installed at your site, the command

	      info msginit

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU gettext-tools 0.14.4		    April 2005				       MSGINIT(1)
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