ffe

Extract fields from a flat database file and write to another format.

TLDR

Display all input data using the specified data configuration

$ ffe --configuration=[path/to/config.ffe] [path/to/input]
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Convert an input file to an output file in a new format

$ ffe --output=[path/to/output] -c [path/to/config.ffe] [path/to/input]
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Select input structure and print format from definitions in ~/.fferc config file

$ ffe --structure=[structure] --print=[format] [path/to/input]
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Write only the selected fields

$ ffe --field-list="[FirstName,LastName,Age]" -c [path/to/config.ffe] [path/to/input]
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Write only the records that match an expression

$ ffe -e "[LastName=Smith]" -c [path/to/config.ffe] [path/to/input]
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Display help

$ ffe --help
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