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PROGRAM:

NAME


dbfcreate - Create an empty xBase DBF file

SYNOPSIS


dbfcreate xbase_file [[-s field_name width] | [-n field_name width decimals],...]

DESCRIPTION


Creates an empty DBF file called xbase_file with columns described by all the -s and -n
options that follow.

OPTIONS


xbase_file
the name of xBase file to be created. Doesn´t need the extension.

-s field_name width
creates a string field with name field_name and size width.

-n field_name width decimals
creates a numeric field with name field_name, width of width and with decimals
places sized by decimals.

EXAMPLE


dbfcreate testbase -s NAME 20, -n AREA 9 3, -n VALUE 9 2

this will create a file named testbase.dbf with 3 fields: NAME (string (20)), AREA (float
(9,3)) and VALUE (float (9,2))

EXIT STATUS


0 Successful program execution.

1 Missing xbase_file argument.

2 Failed to create the file xbase_file for writing.

3 Missing field_name, width, or decimals argument for a -s or -n option.

4 Failed to add a column given by a -s or -n option.

DIAGNOSTICS


The following diagnostics may be issued on stdout:

DBFCreate(xbase_file) failed.

DBFAddField(field_name,FTString,width,0) failed.

DBFAddField(field_name,FTDouble,width,decimals) failed.

Argument incomplete, or unrecognised: arg

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