MDLS(1) BSD General Commands Manual - OS X


NAME

mdls — lists the metadata attributes for the specified file

SYNOPSIS

mdls [−name attributeName] [−raw [−nullMarker markerString]] file ...

DESCRIPTION

The mdls command prints the values of all the metadata attributes associated with the files provided as an argument.

The following options are available:

−name

Print only the matching metadata attribute value. Can be used multiple times.

−raw

Print raw attribute data in the order that was requested. Fields will be separated with a ASCII NUL character, suitable for piping to xargs(1) −0.

−nullMarker

Sets a marker string to be used when a requested attribute is null. Only used in -raw mode. Default is "(null)".

SEE ALSO

mdfind(1), mdutil(1) xargs(1)

Mac OS X June 3, 2004 Mac OS X


 

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