msgen [OPTION] INPUTFILE

       Creates  an  English  translation  catalog.  The input file is the last
       created English PO file, or a PO Template file  (generally  created  by
       xgettext).   Untranslated  entries  are  assigned a translation that is
       identical to the msgid.

       Mandatory arguments to long options are  mandatory  for  short  options

   Input file location:
              input PO or POT file

       -D, --directory=DIRECTORY
              add DIRECTORY to list for input files search

       If input file is -, standard input is read.

   Output file location:
       -o, --output-file=FILE
              write output to specified file

       The  results are written to standard output if no output file is speci-
       fied or if it is -.

   Input file syntax:
       -P, --properties-input
              input file is in Java .properties syntax

              input file is in NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings syntax

   Output details:
              set 'Language' field in the header entry

              use colors and other text attributes always

              use colors and other text  attributes  if  WHEN.   WHEN  may  be
              'always', 'never', 'auto', or 'html'.

              specify CSS style rule file for --color

       -e, --no-escape
              do not use C escapes in output (default)

       -E, --escape
              preserve '#: filename:line' lines (default)

              strict Uniforum output style

       -p, --properties-output
              write out a Java .properties file

              write out a NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings file

       -w, --width=NUMBER
              set output page width

              do  not  break  long  message lines, longer than the output page
              width, into several lines

       -s, --sort-output
              generate sorted output

       -F, --sort-by-file
              sort output by file location

   Informative output:
       -h, --help
              display this help and exit

       -V, --version
              output version information and exit

       Written by Bruno Haible.

       Report bugs to <>.

       Copyright (C) 2001-2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:
       GNU GPL version 3 or later <>
       This  is  free  software:  you  are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

       The full documentation for msgen is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the  info  and  msgen programs are properly installed at your site, the

              info msgen

       should give you access to the complete manual.
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