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Get_scf_field

NAME

get_scf_field -- extract comments from an SCF file

SYNOPSIS

get_scf_field [ -cqs ] filename [ Field-ID ... ]

DESCRIPTION

The get_scf_field command extracts comments from an SCF file. Each comment is of the form Field-ID=comment. Where Field-ID is a 4 character identifier.

With no Field-ID arguments specified all comments are listed. Otherwise only those specified on the command line are listed.

OPTIONS

-c
Suppresses the output of the Field-ID. Only the right hand side of the comment is displayed. The default action is the display the full comment in the form listed above.
-q
Query mode. Here we display no output, but simply return true or false depending on whether any of requested comments were found.
-s
Silent mode. No error messages are produced, except for usage messages. We still return true or false for success or failure.

SEE ALSO

See section scf(4).


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