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dbtell - Display information about a public database

DBTELL(1e) EMBOSS Manual for Debian DBTELL(1e)


dbtell - Display information about a public database


dbtell -database string [-full boolean] [ -outfile outfile]
dbtell -help


dbtell is a command line program from EMBOSS (“the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite”). It is part of the "Data resources" command group(s).


Input section

-database string
The name of the database defined locally for use by EMBOSS.

Additional section

-full boolean
The default behaviour is to report for relevant databases only basic information from the EMBOSS database definition Default value: N

Advanced section

Output section

-outfile outfile
Default value: stdout


Bugs can be reported to the Debian Bug Tracking system (, or directly to the EMBOSS developers (


dbtell is fully documented via the tfm(1) system.


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05/11/2012 EMBOSS 6.4.0