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MSGEN(1)								GNU								  MSGEN(1)

NAME
msgen - create English message catalog
SYNOPSIS
msgen [OPTION] INPUTFILE
DESCRIPTION
Creates an English translation catalog. The input file is the last created English PO file, or a PO Template file (generally created by xgettext). Untranslated entries are assigned a translation that is identical to the msgid, and are marked fuzzy. Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too. Input file location: INPUTFILE input PO or POT file -D, --directory=DIRECTORY add DIRECTORY to list for input files search If input file is -, standard input is read. Output file location: -o, --output-file=FILE write output to specified file The results are written to standard output if no output file is specified or if it is -. Output details: -e, --no-escape do not use C escapes in output (default) -E, --escape use C escapes in output, no extended chars --force-po write PO file even if empty -i, --indent indented output style --no-location suppress '#: filename:line' lines --add-location preserve '#: filename:line' lines (default) --strict strict Uniforum output style -w, --width=NUMBER set output page width --no-wrap do not break long message lines, longer than the output page width, into several lines -s, --sort-output generate sorted output -F, --sort-by-file sort output by file location 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) 2001-2002 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 PARTICU- LAR PURPOSE.
SEE ALSO
The full documentation for msgen is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and msgen programs are properly installed at your site, the command info msgen should give you access to the complete manual. GNU gettext 0.11.4 July 2002 MSGEN(1)