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if no directory is provided. If you want to run a script in the
working directory, preface the filename with `./`.
+`-M` *KEY[=VAL]*, `--metadata=`*KEY[:VAL]*
+: Set the metadata field *KEY* to the value *VAL* after
+ parsing. A value specified on the command line overrides a value
+ specified in the document. Values will be interpreted as raw strings.
+ If no value is specified, the value will be treated as Boolean true.
: Normalize the document after reading: merge adjacent
`Str` or `Emph` elements, for example, and remove repeated `Space`s.