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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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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).