ssgrep - search spreadsheets for strings
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
ssgrep [OPTIONS] [FILES]
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
This manual page briefly documents the ssgrep command. ssgrep is a command line utility to search for strings in spreadsheets of any format supported by gnumeric.
4. OPTIONS ▲
This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with single letter options starting with a single dash (`-') and longer options starting with two dashes (`--').
4.1. Options controlling input file handling ▲
Recalculate all cells
4.2. Options controlling patterns and pattern matching ▲
The path to a text file containing one key per line
Ignore differences in letter case
Match only whole words
Pattern is a set of fixed strings
Search results of expressions too
Search for cells that do not match
4.3. Options controlling output in general ▲
Only print a count of matches per file
Print filenames without matches
Print filenames with matches
Suppress all normal output
Print the filename for each match
Do not print the filename for each match
Print the location of each match
Print the location type of each match
4.4. Help options ▲
Display ssgrep's version
Display the supported options
Display a brief usage message
5. EXAMPLE ▲
To search for the string "SUM" in the file foo.gnumeric :
ssgrep SUM foo.gnumeric
To search for the strings from the file keywords in the spreadsheet foo.xls :
ssgrep \fB--keyword-file=keywords foo.xls
6. LICENSE ▲
ssgrep is licensed under the terms of the General Public License (GPL), version 2. For information on this license look at the source code that came with the software or see the .URL "http://www.gnu.org" "GNU project page" .
7. COPYRIGHT ▲
The copyright on ssgrep and the gnumeric software and source code is held by the individual authors as is documented in the source code.
8. AUTHOR ▲
ssgrep's primary author is Jody Goldberg <>; ssgrep builds on the gnumeric codebase. The initial version of this manpage was based on ssindex.1 by J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <>.