memos(1) PILOT-LINK memos(1)
memos - Manipulate Memo entries from a file or your Palm device.
memos [-p|--port <port>] [--version] [-?|--help] [--usage] [-v|--ver-
bose] [-d|--delete] [-f|--file file] [-s|--save dir] [-c|--category
STRING] [-r|--regex STRING]
By default, the contents of your Palm’s memo database will be written
to standard output as a standard UNIX mailbox (mbox-format) file, with
each memo as a separate message. The subject of each message will be
If ’-s’ is specified, than instead of being written to standard output,
will be saved in subdirectories of dir. Each subdirectory will be the
name of a category on the Palm, and will contain the memos in that cat-
egory. Each memo’s filename will be the first line (up to the first 40
characters) of the memo. Control chcters, slashes, and equal signs that
would otherwise appear in filenames are converted after the fashion of
MIME’s quoted-printable encoding. Note that if you have two memos in
the same category whose first lines are identical, one of them will be
If ’-f’ is specified, the specified file will be treated as a memo
database from which to read memos, rather than HotSyncing from the
Verbose, with -d, print each filename when written to disk.
-d, --delete NUMBER
Delete memo named by number num.
-f, --file file.
Use <file> as input file (instead of MemoDB.pdb).
-s, --save dir.
Save memos in dir instead of writing to STDOUT.
-c, --category cat.
Only create memos in this category.
-r, --regex regex.
Select memos saved by regular expression on the title.
-p, --port lt;port>
Use device file <port> to communicate with the Palm handheld. If this
is not specified, memos will look for the $PILOTPORT environment vari-
able. If neither are found or supplied, memos will print the usage
Display version of memos and exit without connecting.
Display the help synopsis for memos and exit without connecting.
Display a brief usage message and exit without connecting.
memos was written by Kenneth Albanowski.
This manual page was converted to XML by Neil Williams <linux@code-
Report bugs at: http://bugs.pilot-link.org
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 MER-
CHANTABILITY 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.,
59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
install-memo (1), pilot-link(7).
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