STRINGS(1)                                             STRINGS(1)

     NAME
          strings - extract printable strings

     SYNOPSIS
          strings [ -m min ] [ file ... ]

     DESCRIPTION
          Strings finds and prints strings containing min (default 6)
          or more consecutive printable UTF-encoded characters in a
          (typically) binary file, default standard input.  Printable
          characters are taken to be ASCII characters from blank
          through tilde (hexadecimal 20 through 7E), inclusive, and
          all other characters above A0.  Strings reports the decimal
          offset within the file at which the string starts and the
          text of the string.

     SOURCE
          /sys/src/cmd/strings.c

     SEE ALSO
          nm(1)