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Swiss File Knife

a command line
multi function tool.

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find text
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create random float text or CSV data for testing

with sfk data for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Raspberry Pi.
- download the free Swiss File Knife Base from Sourceforge.
- open the Windows CMD command line, Mac OS X Terminal or Linux shell.
- OS X : type mv sfk-mac-i686.exe sfk and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk
- Linux: type mv sfk-linux.exe sfk    and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk
  OS X and Linux syntax may differ, check the help within the tool.
sfk data [options] col "$namecom,$stradr,$city" [numrec]

create numrec records of random text
to produce synthetic test or example data.

formal syntax
  sfk data format template [numrec]

supported template formats
  col[umns]  a list of data columns, with each column
             content type prefixed by $.
  text       create a text, keeping commas as is

template format details
  col  format:
  - column types must be prefixed by $
  - columns are separated by comma on input
    which is replaced by TAB character on output
  text format:
  - symbols must be prefixed by $
  - comma "," is kept within text as is

predefined column types
  nameper    name of a person
  namecom    name of a company
  stradr     street address
  city       city name
  statecode  two character string
  zip        five digit string
  person     person address record
  company    company address record
  date       $year$month$day
  time       $hour$minute$second
  timemin    $hour$minute
  dig        single digit

options
  -makedb db.txt  export database to out.txt for editing
  -from   db.txt  load phrase database from db.txt
  -seed   n       set random seed to a fixed value

quoted multi line parameters are supported in scripts
   using full trim. type "sfk script" for details.

chaining support
   cannot use chain input data.

web reference
   http://stahlworks.com/sfk-data

examples
  sfk data col "$namecom,$stradr,$city $statecode $zip" 20
    create 20 records with random company data

  sfk data col "$company" 20 +tabtocsv -quoteall
    same as above, but using the predefined company type
    and with comma separated fully quoted output

  sfk label begin
   +data col "$namecom,$stradr,$city" 20
    +filter -stabform "
      <company>\n
      \x20  <name>$col1</name>\n
      \x20  <street>$col2</street>\n
      \x20  <city>$col3</city>\n
      </company>"
    produce xml data in an sfk script. the \x20 keeps
    initial spaces in the line.

  sfk data text "$news"
    create a california business news text

 


 
sfk is a free open-source tool, running instantly without installation efforts. no DLL's,
no registry changes - just get sfk.exe from the zip package and use it (binaries for
windows, linux and mac are included).

read more about all sfk functions here.

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