gsf man page

gsf — archiving utility using the G Structured File library

Synopsis

gsf [OPTION...] SUBCOMMAND ARCHIVE...

Description

This manual page briefly documents the gsf command.

gsf is a simple archive utility, somewhat similar to tar(1). It operates on files following one of the structured file formats understood by the G Structured File library, for example, Microsoft Excel(TM) files.

Options

Options

-?, --help
Show help options
-v, --version
Display gsf's version

Subcommands

cat
Output one or more files in archive
dump
Dump one or more files in archive as formatted hexadecimal
help
List subcommands
list
List files in archive
props
Archive list of property names

Examples

To list the content structure of a Microsoft Excel(TM) file arrays.xls:

gsf list arrays.xls

To dump Workbook, an individual data stream in arrays.xls:

gsf dump arrays.xls Workbook

Authors

gsf's primary authors are Morten Welinder <terra@gnome.org> and Jody Goldberg <jody@gnome.org>.

The initial version of this manpage was written by J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <jdassen@debian.org>.

See Also

gnumeric(1)

The Gnumeric homepage

The GNOME project page

Info

29 November 2009 gsf GNOME