Provided by: pilot-link_0.12.5-4ubuntu1_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).