Command Line Arguments

Command line arguments consist of various option flags followed by an optional filename. If a filename is given, test input data will be read from that file.

-c[lasses] <filename>
Read definitions of character classes from file <filename>
-d[ebug]
Set debug flag. Among other things, this prevents the various temporary files from being deleted on exit.
-F[eatures] <filename>
Read program feature settings from the specified file.
-f[ilter]
If this flag is specified, regular expression output is sent to the standard output as well as to the output window, and test data is automatically read from the standard input.
-H
Do not read history file.
-h[elp]
Print usage information.
-I <file name>
Read the file <file name> as the initialization file.
-i
Do not read initialization file.
-n
Do not execute feature tests.
-P[rogramlist]
List the programs supported and indicate which are available.
-p[rogram] <program>
Use <program> to execute regular expressions. If this option is used, it overrides both the default and any specification of the program in the user's initialization file.
-s[ubstitution mode]
Start up in substitution mode.
-t[est]
Print the results of feature tests during palette construction.
-v[ersion]
Print the program name and version.

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