Provided by: pilot-link_0.12.5-2ubuntu1_i386 bug

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
       application  to  have  expense  records  synchronized  to  it  from the
       commandline. You  can  pass  any  of  the  fields  (except  categories,
       currently)  to pilot-install-expenses and create new expense records on
       your Palm handheld.

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
       categories.

                               --replace

       Replace the entry  found  in  the  named  category  identified  by  the
       --category 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-install-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-expenses 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@codehelp.co.uk>

REPORTING BUGS

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       resolved or closed. Reporting bugs via email, while easy, is  not  very
       useful  in  terms  of  accountability.  Please  point  your  browser to
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       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
       MERCHANTABILITY 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).