anxgrep - Man Page

Search for PATTERN in each annodex FILE or standard input.


anxgrep [-E  | --extended-regexp ]  [-G  | --basic-regexp ]  [-i  | --ignore-case ]  [-v  | --invert-match ]  [-o filename  | --output filename ]  [--label LABEL ]  [-q  | --quiet  | --silent ]  [-L  | --files-without-match ]  [-l  | --files-with-matches ]  [-c  | --count ]  [-h  | --help ]  [--version ] filename  


anxgrep searches the CMML tracks of Annodex FILEs  (or standard input if no files are named, or the file name - is given)  for elements containing a match to the given PATTERN. By default,  anxgrep prints the matching elements.


anxgrep accepts the following options:

Regexp selection and interpretation

-E,  --extended-regexp

PATTERN is an extended regular expression

-G,  --basic-regexp

PATTERN is a basic regular expression

-i,  --ignore-case

Ignore case distinctions

-v,  --invert-match

Select non-matching elements

CMML options


Search only the CMML head element of each file (ignore clips)


Search only meta elements (ignore clip descriptions)

Output options

-o filename, --output filename

Write output to the specified  filename instead of printing it to  standard output.

--label LABEL

Print LABEL as the filename  for standard input.

-q,  --quiet,  --silent

Suppress all normal output

-L,  --files-without-match

Only print FILE names containing no match

-l,  --files-with-matches

Only print FILE names containing matches

-c,  --count

Only print a count of matching lines per FILE

Miscellaneous options

-h,  --help

Display usage information and exit.


Output version information and exit.


Conrad Parker        March 2, 2005;      

See Also

grep(1)       anxrip(1)      

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Referenced By

anxinfo(1), anxrip(1).