gmtget man page

gmtget — Get individual GMT default parameters

Synopsis

gmtget [ -Gdefaultsfile ] [ -L ] PARAMETER1 [ PARAMETER2 PARAMETER3 ... ]

Note: No space is allowed between the option flag and the associated arguments.

Description

gmtget will list the value of one or more GMT default parameters.

Required Arguments

PARAMETER
Provide one or several parameters of interest. The current value of those parameters will be written to stdout. For a complete listing of available parameters and their meaning, see the gmt.conf man page.

Optional Arguments

-Gdefaultsfile
Name of specific gmt.conf file to read [Default looks first in current directory, then in your home directory, then in ~/.gmt and finally in the system defaults].
-L
Return the values of the parameters on separate lines [Default returns all selected parameter values on one line separated by spaces]

Example

To list the value of the parameter PS_COMMENTS:

gmt get PS_COMMENTS

To get both the values of the parameter MAP_GRID_CROSS_SIZE_PRIMARY and MAP_GRID_CROSS_SIZE_SECONDARY on one line, try

gmt get MAP_GRID_CROSS_SIZE_PRIMARY MAP_GRID_CROSS_SIZE_SECONDARY

See Also

gmt, gmt.conf, gmtdefaults, gmtset

Info

October 20, 2016 5.3.1 GMT