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pilot-install-exp(1)		  PILOT-LINK		  pilot-install-exp(1)

NAME
       pilot-install-expenses  -  Install  an expense record entries onto your
       Palm handheld device.

SECTION
       pilot-link: Userland conduits

SYNOPSIS
	pilot-install-expenses	[-p|--port  <port>]  [--version]  [-q|--quiet]
       [-?|--help]   [--usage]	 [-t|--ptype	STRING]	 [-e|--etype   STRING]
       [-a|--amount   STRING]  [-V|--vendor    STRING]	 [-i|--city    STRING]
       [-g|--guests    NUMBER]	[-n|--note   STRING]  [-c|--category   STRING]
       [--replace]

DESCRIPTION
	pilot-install-expenses allows a	Palm handheld with the Expense	appli-
       cation to have expense records synchronized to it from the commandline.
       You can pass any	of the fields (except categories,  currently)  to  pi-
       lot-install-expenses  and create	new expense records on your Palm hand-
       held.

OPTIONS
   pilot-install-expenses options
			       -t,
			       --ptype STRING

       Add entries to the "Payment Type" field.	These can be in	 the  form  of
       "Cash",	"Cheque"  and others. See the Expense application on your Palm
       device for full details on payment types.

       Note that the long name for this	option has been	renamed	since 0.11.8.

			       -e,
			       --etype STRING

       Add entries to the "Expense Type" field.	These can be in	 the  form  of
       Airfare,	 Meals,	 and  Others. See the Expense application on your Palm
       device for full details on expense types.

			       -a,
			       --amount	STRING

       Add currency amount entries to the "Amount" field. These	can be in  the
       form of 1.00 or "$10.00"	and so on. See the Expense application on your
       Palm device for full details on amount types.

			       -V,
			       --vendor	STRING

       Add entries to the "Vendor" field. These	are free-form values, and  can
       be  the	name  of a restaurant, an airline, or any other	text value you
       wish to use.

			       -g,
			       --guests	DIGIT

       Add the number of attendees to the expense record, identified by	DIGIT.
       If  you	ate  lunch with	four (4) additional people, you	would put five
       (5) here, a numeric value.

			       -i,
			       --city STRING

       Add entries to the "City"  field	 in  the  expense  record.  These  are
       free-form  values,  and	can be the name	of the location, city, or town
       that the	expense	record occured in.

			       -n,
			       --note STRING

       Add a "Note" entry to the expense record. These are  free-form  values,
       and can be some notes related to	the expense entry.

			       -c,
			       --category STRING

       Install	entries	 into the named	category defined here. See the Expense
       application on your Palm	device for full	details	on using  these	 cate-
       gories.

			       --replace

       Replace the entry found in the named category identified	by the --cate-
       gory option

       Note that the short name	for this option	has been removed since 0.11.8

   Conduit Options
			       -p, --port
			       <port>

       Use device file <port> to communicate with the Palm handheld.  If  this
       is  not specified, pilot-install-expenses will look for the  $PILOTPORT
       environment variable. If	 neither  are  found  or  supplied,  pilot-in-
       stall-expenses will print the usage information.

			       -q,
			       --quiet

       Suppress	'Hit HotSync button' message.

			       --version

       Display version information for pilot-install-expenses and exit without
       connecting.

   Help	options
			       -h, --help

       Display the help	synopsis for pilot-install-expenses and	 exit  without
       connecting.

			       --usage

       Display a brief usage message and exit without connecting.

USAGE
       The program will	connect	to the Palm handheld, and install entries into
       the Expense application based on	 values	 passed	 to  pilot-install-ex-
       penses arguments.

EXAMPLE
	pilot-install-expenses	-p  /dev/pilot	-c Unfiled -t Cash -e Meals -a
       10.00 -V	McDonalds -g 21	-l "San	Francisco" -N "This is a note"

       Installs	a new expense; you are recording having	21 guests at McDonalds
       in  the city of San Francisco for a meal	which cost 10.00 units of your
       default currency	and you	added a	simple note. The expense will take the
       default date - today.

AUTHOR
	pilot-install-expenses	was  originally	 written by community authors,
       the original author is unknown.

       This manual page	was converted to XML  by  Neil	Williams  <linux@code-
       help.co.uk>

REPORTING BUGS
       We  have	 an  online  bug tracker. Using	this is	the only way to	ensure
       that your bugs are recorded and that we can track them until  they  are
       resolved	 or  closed. Reporting bugs via	email, while easy, is not very
       useful in  terms	 of  accountability.  Please  point  your  browser  to
       http://bugs.pilot-link.org:  http://bugs.pilot-link.org and report your
       bugs and	issues there.

COPYRIGHT
       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under  the  terms of the	GNU General Public License as published	by the
       Free Software Foundation; either	version	2 of the License, or (at  your
       option) any later version.

       This  program  is  distributed  in the hope that	it will	be useful, but
       WITHOUT ANY  WARRANTY;  without	even  the  implied  warranty  of  MER-
       CHANTABILITY  or	 FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General
       Public License for more details.

       You should have received	a copy of the GNU General Public License along
       with this program; if not, write	to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
       51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.

SEE ALSO
	read-expenses (1), pilot-link(7).

0.12.5			    Copyright 1996-2007	FSF	  pilot-install-exp(1)

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