read-expenses

Section: Conduits (1)
Updated: pilot-link - 0.11.8
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NAME

read-expenses - Connect to the Palm handheld and dump the Expense application data in a simple format

 

SYNOPSIS

If you have expense entries saved on your Palm in the ExpenseDB.pdb file, you can dump them to a simple text format, and redirect that to a file/pipe, or STDOUT (the default) using read-expenses. The syntax is:

read-expenses [-p <port>]

The output data will resemble something like the following:


Category: Unfiled

  Type:   5

  Payment:   7

  Currency:  23

  Amount: 400.00

  Vendor: Super Salads

  City: Westerly

  Attendees: Joe, Mary, Bob

  Note: Some simple note text

  Date: Fri May  9 00:00:00 2003

 

DESCRIPTION

read-expenses is used to output the Expense data in a simple text format, which can be used to import into any other application you wish, such as Excel or other application.

 

OPTIONS

-p, --port <port>
Use device file <port> to communicate with the Palm handheld. If this is not specified, will look for the $PILOTPORT environment variable. If both are not found or supplied, install-expenses will fall back to /dev/pilot.
   
   
-h, --help
Display the help synopsis for pi-getram.

-v, --version
Display version of pi-getram.

 

USAGE

Connect to a target Palm handheld and dump the Expense data.

 

BUGS

KNOWN BUGS

read-expenses has no known bugs at this time.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs at http://bugs.pilot-link.org/
 

AUTHOR

read-expenses was originally written by Kenneth Albanowski.  

SEE ALSO

pilot-link(7)


 

Index

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
USAGE
BUGS
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO

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