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Create an NFC Forum Text Record.

Synopsis

ndeftool text [OPTIONS] TEXT
ndeftool txt [OPTIONS] TEXT

Description

The text command creates an NFC Forum Text Record with the given input text. The text language defaults to English (language code en) and can be set with --language followed by the IANA language code. The text content is encoded as UTF-8 or UTF-16 depending on --encoding. The default encoding is UTF-8.

Options

-l, --language TEXT

Set the IANA language code.

--encoding [UTF-8|UTF-16]

Set the encoding (default UTF-8).

--help

Show this message and exit.

Examples

Create an NFC Forum Text Record with the default language en and encoding UTF-8.

$ ndeftool text 'created with the nfcpy ndeftool' print
NDEF Text Record ID '' Text 'created with the nfcpy ndeftool' Language 'en' Encoding 'UTF-8'

Create one text record with English text and one record with German text.

$ ndeftool text --language en 'English' text --language de 'Deutsch' print
NDEF Text Record ID '' Text 'English' Language 'en' Encoding 'UTF-8'
NDEF Text Record ID '' Text 'Deutsch' Language 'de' Encoding 'UTF-8'

Create a text record with UTF-16 encoding.

$ ndeftool text --encoding UTF-16 'text encoded in UTF-16' | hd
/bin/sh: 1: hd: not found