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NAME
       npm-view	- View registry	info

SYNOPSIS
	 npm view [<@scope>/]<name>[@<version>]	[<field>[.<subfield>]...]

	 aliases: info,	show, v

DESCRIPTION
       This  command  shows  data  about a package and prints it to the	stream
       referenced by the outfd config, which defaults to stdout.

       To show the package registry entry for the connect package, you can  do
       this:

	 npm view connect

       The default version is "latest" if unspecified.

       Field  names  can be specified after the	package	descriptor.  For exam-
       ple, to show the	dependencies of	the ronn package at version 0.3.5, you
       could do	the following:

	 npm view ronn@0.3.5 dependencies

       You  can	 view  child fields by separating them with a period.  To view
       the git repository URL for the latest version  of  npm,	you  could  do
       this:

	 npm view npm repository.url

       This makes it easy to view information about a dependency with a	bit of
       shell scripting.	 For example, to view all the data about  the  version
       of opts that ronn depends on, you can do	this:

	 npm view opts@$(npm view ronn dependencies.opts)

       For  fields that	are arrays, requesting a non-numeric field will	return
       all of the values from the objects in the list.	For  example,  to  get
       all the contributor names for the "express" project, you	can do this:

	 npm view express contributors.email

       You  may	 also use numeric indices in square braces to specifically se-
       lect an item in an array	field.	To just	get the	email address  of  the
       first contributor in the	list, you can do this:

	 npm view express contributors[0].email

       Multiple	 fields	 may  be  specified, and will be printed one after an-
       other.  For example, to get all the contributor	names  and  email  ad-
       dresses,	you can	do this:

	 npm view express contributors.name contributors.email

       "Person"	 fields	are shown as a string if they would be shown as	an ob-
       ject.  So, for example, this will show the list of npm contributors  in
       the  shortened string format.  (See npm help 5 package.json for more on
       this.)

	 npm view npm contributors

       If a version range is provided, then data will  be  printed  for	 every
       matching	version	of the package.	 This will show	which version of jsdom
       was required by each matching version of	yui3:

	 npm view yui3@'>0.5.4'	dependencies.jsdom

       To show the connect package version history, you	can do this:

	 npm view connect versions

OUTPUT
       If only a single	string field for a single version is output,  then  it
       will  not  be colorized or quoted, so as	to enable piping the output to
       another command.	If the field is	an object, it  will  be	 output	 as  a
       JavaScript object literal.

       If the --json flag is given, the	outputted fields will be JSON.

       If the version range matches multiple versions, than each printed value
       will be prefixed	with the version it applies to.

       If multiple fields are requested, than each of them are	prefixed  with
       the field name.

SEE ALSO
       o npm help search

       o npm help 7 registry

       o npm help config

       o npm help 7 config

       o npm help 5 npmrc

       o npm help docs

				 October 2019			   NPM-VIEW(1)

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