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cueprint(1)		    General Commands Manual		   cueprint(1)

NAME
       cueprint	- report disc and track	information from a CUE or TOC file

SYNOPSIS
       cueprint	 [  {  -i  format  |  --input-format=format  }	{  -n number |
       --track-number=number } { -d template | --disc-template=template	} { -t
       template	| --track-template=template } ]	[ file ... ]
       cueprint	-h | --help
       cueprint	-V | --version

DESCRIPTION
       cueprint	 reports  disc	and  track information from CUE	and TOC	files,
       which are typically created by compact disc ripping software.

       By default, cueprint reports a default set of disc information,	and  a
       default	set  of	information for	each track on the disc.	 With options,
       the report can be restricted to a specific track, and the  presentation
       of  the	disc and track information can be extensively customized using
       printf(3)-style format strings (referred	 to  here  as  `templates'  to
       avoid  confusion	with the concept of file format).  All characters in a
       template	are reproduced as-is in	 the  output  except  for  conversions
       (which begin with `%') and escapes (which begin with `\').

       If  no filenames	are specified, cueprint	reads from standard input, and
       an input	format option must be specified.  If one or more filenames  is
       provided,  but the input	format option is not specified,	the input for-
       mat will	be guessed based on each file's	suffix (e.g., .cue  or	.toc).
       This heuristic is case-insensitive.

   Conversions
       A conversion has	the form `%[flags][width][.precision]type'.

       flags may be zero or more of the	following:

       Character     Meaning
       -----------------------------------------------------------
       -	     left-justify expansion
       +	     place sign	before numbers
       ` ' (space)   place a blank space before	a positive number
       0	     pad numbers with zeroes

       width  is  the minimum field width.  precision is the maximum width for
       strings.	 type is a single character  which  specifies  the  conversion
       type -- apart from %, it	is the only mandatory part of the conversion.

       The  available  conversion types	are presented in the table below; disc
       conversion types	are presented in the left half of the table, and track
       conversion types	in the right half.  Disc template expansion characters
       are valid for both disc and track templates.

       Character   Conversion	      Character	  Conversion
       ----------------------------------------------------------------
       A	   album arranger     a		  track	arranger
       C	   album composer     c		  track	composer
       G	   album genre	      g		  track	genre
				      i		  track	ISRC
       M	   album message      m		  track	message
       N	   number of tracks   n		  track	number
       P	   album performer    p		  track	performer
       S	   album songwriter
       T	   album title	      t		  track	title
       U	   album UPC/EAN      u		  track	ISRC (CD-TEXT)

       Any other character used	as a conversion	type expands to	itself.	  This
       is how a	literal	percent	sign is	placed in the template;	i.e., `%%' ex-
       pands to	`%'.

   Escapes
       The recognized escapes are all single characters, and listed in the ta-
       ble below.

       Escape Sequence	 Expansion
       ----------------------------------
       \a		 alert (bell)
       \b		 backspace
       \f		 formfeed
       \n		 newline
       \r		 carriage return
       \t		 horizontal tab
       \v		 vertical tab
       \0		 null

       Any other character used	after the `\' in an escape sequence expands to
       itself.	This is	how a literal escape character is placed in  the  tem-
       plate; i.e., `\\' expands to `\'.

OPTIONS
       -d template, --disc-template=template
	      set disc template	(see Conversions )

       -h, --help
	      displays a usage message and exits.

       -i format, --input-format=format
	      sets  the	 expected format of the	input file(s) to format, which
	      must be either cue or toc.

       -n number, --track-number=number
	      only print track information for a single	track.	The default is
	      to print information for all tracks.

       -t template, --track-template=template
	      set track	template (see Conversions )

       -V ,  --version
	      displays version information and exits.

EXIT STATUS
       cueprint	 exits with status zero	if it successfully reports information
       from each input file, and nonzero if there were problems.

EXAMPLES
       To display disc and track information (using the	default	 template  for
       both):

       % cueprint album.cue

       To print	the number of tracks in	a CUE file:

       % cueprint -d '%N\n' album.cue

AUTHOR
       Cuetools	 was  written by Svend Sorensen.  Branden Robinson contributed
       fixes and enhancements to the utilities and documentation.

SEE ALSO
       cuebreakpoints(1), cueconvert(1), printf(3)

								   cueprint(1)

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