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pilot-read-palmpix(1)		  PILOT-LINK		 pilot-read-palmpix(1)

NAME
       pilot-read-palmpix  -  Convert all pictures in the files	given or found
       on a Palm handheld.

SECTION
       pilot-link: Userland conduits

SYNOPSIS
	pilot-read-palmpix [-p|--port <port>] [--version]  [-?|--help]	[--us-
       age]  [-q|--quiet]  [-s|--stretch]  [-c|--colour] [-t|--type [ppm|png]]
       [-b|--bias  bias] [-l|--list] [-n|--name	 name] [file] ...

	pilot-read-palmpix Image1.pdb Image2.pdb Image3.pdb

DESCRIPTION
	pilot-read-palmpix allows a Kodak PalmPix camera user to  extract  the
       images  from  their  Palm handheld and convert them to Portable Network
       Graphic (.png) or Portable Pixmap (.ppm)	files on their system. The de-
       fault output type is Portable Pixmap (.ppm).

	pilot-read-palmpix  converts all pictures in the files given, or if no
       files are given,	on a Palm handheld, to Portable	Pixmap files.

OPTIONS
   pilot-read-palmpix options
			       -b,
			       --bias bias

       lighten or darken the image (0..49 darken, 51..100 lighten)

			       -c, --colour

       Do a simple colour correction. The colour correction code makes a  his-
       togram from the image. Using the	histogram it then makes	up a couple of
       colour tables to	try and	balance	the colours. It	also clips the top and
       bottom colours to produce better	perceived contrast.

			       -l, --list

       List picture information	found on the Palm handheld instead of convert-
       ing the entries found to	image files.

			       -n, --name
			       <pixname>

       Convert only pixname to STDOUT, and output as type: .ppm	or .png.

			       -s, --stretch

       Do a histogram stretch on the colour planes

			       -t,
			       --type [ppm|png]

       Specify the output picture type.	Can be either "png" or "ppm".

   Conduit Options
			       -p, --port port

       Use device file <port> to communicate with the Palm handheld.  If  this
       is not specified, pilot-read-palmpix will look for the  $PILOTPORT  en-
       vironment  variable.  If	  neither   are	  found	  or   supplied,   pi-
       lot-read-palmpix	will print the usage information.

			       -q,
			       --quiet

       Suppress	'Hit HotSync button' message

			       -v, --version

       Display version of pilot-read-palmpix and exit without connecting.

   Help	Options
			       -h, --help

       Display	the help synopsis for pilot-read-palmpix and exit without con-
       necting.

			       --usage

       Display a brief usage message and exit without connecting.

USAGE
       If a filelist is	not given, connects to the target Palm	handheld,  and
       reads  the  images  found  in the Kodak PalmPix image database (ArchIm-
       age.pdb), and allows the	user to	view the list of images	and image  de-
       tails,  or  to  select one or all of them, and convert them to Portable
       Network Graphic (.png) or Portable Pixmap (.ppm)	files to be viewed  or
       printed at the desktop.

       If  no  options	are specified, all of the images on the	device will be
       converted to ppm	files by default.

       If a filelist is	given, convert all listed files	previously fetched via
       pilot-xfer.  See	 BUGS -	a single file argument is ignored, a list will
       work.

AUTHOR
	pilot-read-palmpix  was	originally written by Angus Ainslie <angusa at
       deltatee.com > ,and updated by John Marshall <jmarshall@acm.org>	to in-
       clude core pilot-link functionality.

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

BUGS
   Known Bugs
	pilot-read-palmpix's  colour  correction  is nearly as good as Kodak's
       own, but	Kodak has deprecated the PalmPix device, so it is  not	likely
       that there will be any updates to their software	in the future, so this
       may be as good as it gets. A simple  method  to	improve	 the  look  of
       colours	is to do a histogram equalization in your favourite image edi-
       tor.

	pilot-read-palmpix command DOES	read from a  file,  but	 only  if  you
       specify	a  LIST	of files. If only one file is given, the command tries
       reading from $PILOTPORT.

   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
	pilot-link(7)

0.12.5			    Copyright 1996-2007	FSF	 pilot-read-palmpix(1)

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