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ged2gwb(1)		    General Commands Manual		    ged2gwb(1)

NAME
       ged2gwb - Create	a GeneWeb database from	a GEDCOM file

SYNOPSIS
       ged2gwb [ _ged_ ] [ options ]

DESCRIPTION
       ged2gwb	creates	 a starter database for	use by GeneWeb , from a	GEDCOM
       file.

       The primary documentation of ged2gwb  is	 in  the  HTML	documentation,
       which  you  can find in the documentation directory (/usr/share/doc/ge-
       neweb on	Debian systems).
       Please look there for complete and up-to-date documentation.

OPTIONS
       -help   command-line help

       -o <file>
	       output database (default: a.gwb)

       -f      Remove database if already existing

       -log <file>
	       Redirect	log trace to this file.

       -lf     - Lowercase first names -
	       Convert first names to lowercase	letters, with initials in  up-
	       percase.

       -ls     - Lowercase surnames -
	       Convert	surnames to lowercase letters, with initials in	upper-
	       case. Try to keep lowercase particles.

       -us     - Uppercase surnames -
	       Convert surnames	to uppercase letters.

       -fne be - First names enclosed -
	       When creating a person, if the GEDCOM first name	part  holds  a
	       part between 'b'	(any character)	and 'e'	(any character), it is
	       considered to be	the usual first	name: e.g. -fne	'""'  or  -fne
	       "()".

       -efn    - Extract first names -
	       When  creating  a  person,  if the GEDCOM first name part holds
	       several names, the first	 of  this  names  becomes  the	person
	       "first  name"  and the complete GEDCOM first name part a	"first
	       name alias".

       -no_efn - Dont extract first names - [default]
	       Cancels the previous option.

       -epn    - Extract public	names -	[default] When creating	a  person,  if
	       the  GEDCOM  first  name	 part  looks  like a public name, i.e.
	       holds:
		    * a	number or a roman number, supposed to be a number of a
	       nobility	title,
		    * one of the words:	"der", "den", "die", "el", "le", "la",
	       "the", supposed to be the beginning of a	 qualifier,  then  the
	       GEDCOM first name part becomes the person "public name" and its
	       first word his "first name".

       -no_epn Cancels the previous option.

       -no_pit - No public if titles -
	       Do not consider persons having titles as	public

       -tnd    - Try negative dates -
	       Set negative dates when inconsistency (e.g. birth after death)

       -no_nd  - No negative dates -
	       Don't interpret a year preceded by a minus sign as  a  negative
	       year

       -udi x-y
	       - Undefined death interval -
	       Set the interval	for persons whose death	part is	undefined:
		      -	if before x years, they	are considered as alive
		      -	if after y year, they are considered as	death
		      -	 between  x  and y year, they are considered as	"don't
	       know"
		      Default x	is 80 and y is 120

       -uin    - Untreated in notes -
	       Put untreated GEDCOM tags in notes

       -ds     - Default source	-
	       Set the source field for	persons	and  families  without	source
	       data

       -dates_dm
	       Interpret months-numbered dates as day/month/year

       -dates_md
	       Interpret months-numbered dates as month/day/year

       -charset	[ANSEL|ASCII|MSDOS]
	       - charset decoding -
	       Force  given  charset decoding, overriding the possible setting
	       in GEDCOM

			       2002 October 20th		    ged2gwb(1)

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