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getBalance

Retrieve the balance (in wei) of an address (or list of addresses) at a given block(s). You may specify multiple addresses and/or multiple blocks, but you must specify at least one address.

Usage

Usage: getBalance [-d|-l fn|-n|-t|-c|-v|-h] <address> [address...] [block...]
Purpose: Retrieve the balance (in wei) for one or more addresses at the given block(s).

Where:

Short Cut Option Description
address_list one or more addresses (0x...) from which to retrieve balances
block_list an optional list of one or more blocks at which to report balances, defaults to 'latest'
-d --data render results as tab delimited data
-l --list fn an alternative way to specify an address_list; place one address per line in the file 'fn'
-n --noZero suppress the display of zero balance accounts
-t --total if more than one balance is requested, display a total as well.
-c --changes only report a balance when it changes from one block to the next
-v --verbose set verbose level. Either -v, --verbose or -v:n where 'n' is level
-h --help display this help screen

Notes:

  • addresses must start with '0x' and be forty characters long.
  • block_list may be a space-separated list of values, a start-end range, a special, or any combination.
  • This tool retrieves information from the local node or the ${FALLBACK} node, if configured (see documentation).
  • If the queried node does not store historical state, the results are undefined.
  • special blocks are detailed under whenBlock --list.

Other Options

All QBlocks command-line tools support the following commands (although in some case, they have no meaning):

Command     |     Description
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--version   |   display the current version of the tool
--nocolor   |   turn off colored display
--wei       |   specify value in wei (the default)
--ether     |   specify value in ether
--dollars   |   specify value in US dollars
--file:fn   |   specify multiple sets of command line options in a file.

For the --file:fn option, place a series of valid command lines in a file and use the above options. In some cases, this option may significantly improve performance. A semi-colon at the start of a line makes that line a comment.

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