Command Line OptionsΒΆ

Picard can be started from the command line with the following arguments:

picard [-h] [-c CONFIG_FILE] [-d] [-N] [-P] [-v] [-V] [FILE [FILE ...]]

where the options are:

-h, --help show a help message and exit

-c CONFIG_FILE, --config-file CONFIG_FILE location of the configuration file to use

-d, --debug enable debug-level logging

-N, --no-restore do not restore window positions or sizes

-P, --no-plugins do not load any plugins

-v, --version display the version information and exit

-V, --long-version display the long version information and exit

FILE is the file or files to load