Commit 0fbeeda3 authored by Ralph Giles's avatar Ralph Giles
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Flesh out the manpage a bit. Could still use more work.

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.TH VORBISCOMMENT 1 "December 21, 2001" Xiphophorus "Vorbis Tools"
.TH VORBISCOMMENT 1 "December 24, 2001" Xiphophorus "Vorbis Tools"
vorbiscomment \- edits Ogg Vorbis comments
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.B vorbiscomment
reads, modifies, and appends Ogg Vorbis audio files tags.
reads, modifies, and appends Ogg Vorbis audio file metadata tags.
.IP "-a"
Append comments.
.IP "-c"
Take comments from a file.
.IP "-c commentfile"
Take comments from a file. The file is the same format as is output by the the -l option: one element per line in 'tag=value' format.
.IP "-h"
Show command help.
.IP "-l"
List the comments.
List the comments in the ogg vorbis file.
.IP "-q"
Quiet mode. No messages are displayed.
.IP "-t tag=value"
.IP "-t 'tag=value'"
Specify a new tag on the command line. Each tag is given as a single string. The part before the '=' is treated as the tag name and the part after as the value.
.IP "-w"
Modify comments.
Replace comments with the new set given either on the command line with -t or from a file with -c.
.\" Examples go here
To just see what comment tags are in a file:
vorbiscomment -l file.ogg
To edit those comments:
vorbiscomment -l file.ogg > file.txt
[edit the comments in file.txt to your statisfaction]
vorbiscomment -w -c file.txt file.ogg newfile.ogg
To simply add a comment:
vorbiscomment -a -t 'ARTIST=No One You Know' file.ogg newfile.ogg
See for documentation on the Ogg Vorbis tag format, including a suggested list of canonical tag names.
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Michael Smith <>
Ralph Giles <>
Ralph Giles <>
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