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Section: User Commands (1)

NAME

sdcv - console version of Stardict program  

SYNOPSIS

sdcv [ options ] [list of words]  

DESCRIPTION

sdcv is simple, cross-platform text-base utility for work with dictionaries in StarDict's format. The word from "list of words" may be string with leading '/' for using Fuzzy search algorithm, string may contain '?' and '*' for using regexp search. It work in interactive and not interactive mode. To exit from interactive mode press Ctrl+D. In interactive mode, if sdcv was compiled with readline library support, you can use UP and DOWN keys to work through history.  

OPTIONS

-h --help
display help message and exit
-v --verbose
display version and exit
-l --list-dicts
display list of available dictionaries and exit
-u --use-dict filename
for search use only dictionary with this bookname
-n --non-interactive
for use in scripts
--utf8-output
Force sdcv not use conversation to locale charset, output in utf8
--utf8-input
Force sdcv not use conversation from locale charset, suppose that input in utf8
--data-dir path/to/directory
Use this directory as path to stardict data directory. This is mean that sdcv search dictionaries in data-dir/dic directory.
 

FILES

/usr/share/stardict/dic
$(HOME)/.stardict/dic

Place, where sdcv expect to find dictionaries. Instead of /usr/share/stardict/dic you can use everything that you want, just set STARDICT_DATA_DIR enviroment variable. For example, if you have dictionaries in /mnt/data/stardict-dicts/dic, set STARDICT_DATA_DIR to /mnt/data/stardict-dicts.

$(HOME)/.sdcv_history

This file include last $(SDCV_HISTSIZE) words, which you seek with sdcv. SDCV use this file only if it was compiled with readline library support.

 

ENVIROMENT

Environment Variables Used By sdcv:
STARDICT_DATA_DIR
If set, sdcv use this variable as data directory, this is mean that sdcv search dictionaries in $STARDICT_DATA_DIR\dic
SDCV_HISTSIZE
If set, sdcv wrote in $(HOME)/.sdcv_history only last $(SDCV_HISTSIZE) words, which you seek using sdcv. If it is not set, then last 2000 words saved in $(HOME)/.sdcv_history.
 

BUGS

Email bug reports to dushistov at mail dot ru. Be sure to include the word "sdcv" somewhere in the "Subject:" field.  

AUTHORS

Evgeniy A. Dushistov, Hu Zheng  

SEE ALSO

stardict(1), http://sdcv.sourceforge.net/, http://stardict.sourceforge.net
 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
FILES
ENVIROMENT
BUGS
AUTHORS
SEE ALSO

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Time: 14:23:10 GMT, June 07, 2005


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