RECINS(1)                        User Commands                       RECINS(1)

       recins - insert records in a recfile

       recins [OPTION]... [-t TYPE] [-n NUM | -e RECORD_EXPR | -q STR | -m
       NUM] [(-f NAME -v STR) | -r RECDATA]... [FILE]

       Insert new records in a rec database.

       -f, --field=STR
              field name; should be followed by a -v.

       -v, --value=STR
              field value; should be preceded by an -f.

       -r, --record=STR
              record that will be inserted in the file.

              insert the record even if it is violating record restrictions.

              don't use external descriptors.

              don't insert auto generated fields.

              give a detailed report if the integrity check fails.

       -s, --password=STR
              encrypt confidential fields with the given password.

       --help print a help message and exit.

              show version and exit.

   Record selection options:
       -i, --case-insensitive
              make strings case-insensitive in selection expressions.

       -t, --type=TYPE
              operate on records of the specified type only.

       -e, --expression=RECORD_EXPR
              selection expression.

       -q, --quick=STR
              select records with fields containing a string.

       -n, --number=NUM,...
              select specific records by position, with ranges.

       -m, --random=NUM
              select a given number of random records.

       If no FILE is specified then the command acts like a filter, getting
       the data from standard input and writing the result to standard output.

       Written by Jose E. Marchesi.

       Report bugs to:
       GNU recutils home page: <>
       General help using GNU software: <>

       Copyright © 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Jose E. Marchesi.  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 recins is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
       If the info and recins programs are properly installed at your site,
       the command

              info recutils

       should give you access to the complete manual.

recins 1.7                        March 2014                         RECINS(1)