Langue: en

Version: 2009-02-08 (fedora - 01/12/10)

Section: 1 (Commandes utilisateur)


ssindex - generate index data for spreadsheet files


ssindex [OPTIONS] [FILES]


This manual page briefly documents the ssindex command.

ssindex is a command line utility to generate index data for various spreadsheet file formats. It is primarily used by the Beagle indexing sub-system and search aggregator.


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with single letter options starting with a single dash (`-') and longer options starting with two dashes (`--').

Main options

-E, --import-encoding=ENCODING
Specify an encoding for imported content
-i, --index
Index the given files
-m, --list-mime-types
List the MIME types which ssindex is able to read

Help options

-v, --version
Display ssindex's version
-?, --help
Display the supported options
Display a brief usage message

Path options

-L, --lib-dir=STRING
Set the root library directory
-D, --data-dir=STRING
Adjust the root data directory


ssindex is licensed under the terms of the General Public License (GPL), version 2. For information on this license look at the source code that came with the software or see the laURL: L raGNU project page

The copyright on ssindex and the gnumeric software and source code is held by the individual authors as is documented in the source code.


ssindex's primary author is Jody Goldberg <>; ssindex builds on the gnumeric codebase.

The initial version of this manpage was written by J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <>.


beagled(1), gnumeric(1), ssconvert(1), ssgrep(1) laURL: L raThe Gnumeric Homepage laURL: L raThe GNOME project page