Provided by: pilot-link_0.12.5-4ubuntu1_amd64 bug

NAME

       pilot-read-ical - Exports the DatebookDB and/or ToDo applications to ical format.

SECTION

       pilot-link: Userland conduits

SYNOPSIS

        pilot-read-ical   [-p|--port   <port>]  [--version]  [-?|--help]  [-q|--quiet]  [--usage]
       [-d|--datebook] [-t|--pubtext  pubtext] [-f|--file  file]

DESCRIPTION

       Note, this is not the same as the iCal calendar format.

        pilot-read-ical allows the user to  retrieve  the  contents  of  the  ToDo  and  Datebook
       databases on a Palm handheld, and convert their contents to an Ical calendar.

       Note  that  the  calendar  file named by filename will be deleted, so do not use your main
       calendar. Instead, use a separate one for this  purpose,  and  include  it  in  your  main
       calendar.

       As pilot-read-ical works by passing a script to ical, the ical application must be in your
       $PATH.

OPTIONS

   pilot-read-ical options
                               -d, --datebook

       Datebook only, no ToDos

                               -t,
                               --pubtext pubtext

       Replace text of items not started with a bullet with pubtext

                               -f,
                               --file file

       This is the file in which the ical-formatted data should be saved. Note that this will  be
       deleted, so do not use your primary calendar file. See DESCRIPTION for details.

   Conduit Options
                               -p, --port port

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

                               -q,
                               --quiet

       Suppress 'Hit HotSync button' message

                               -v, --version

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

   Help Options
                               -h, --help.

       Display the help synopsis for pilot-read-ical and exit without connecting.

                               --usage

       Display a brief usage message and exit without connecting.

USAGE

       The  program  will  connect  to  a target device, retrieve the ToDo and Datebook databases
       (ToDoDB.pdb and DatebookDB.pdb respectively), then instruct ical to write a calendar  file
       based on the retrieved information.

AUTHOR

        pilot-read-ical was originally written by Kenneth Albanowski.

       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

        pilot-link(7)