xgettext [OPTION] [INPUTFILE]...
Extract translatable strings from given input files.
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too. Similarly for optional arguments.
If input file is -, standard input is read.
If output file is -, output is written to standard output.
By default the language is guessed depending on the input file name extension.
By default the input files are assumed to be in ASCII.
Written by Ulrich Drepper.
Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Copyright © 1995-1998, 2000-2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html> 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 xgettext is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and xgettext programs are properly installed at your site, the command
should give you access to the complete manual.