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txt2pdbdoc(1)						      General Commands Manual						     txt2pdbdoc(1)

txt2pdbdoc - Text to Doc file converter for Palm Pilots SYNOPSIS
txt2pdbdoc [-b] [-c] [-v] document-name file.txt file.pdb txt2pdbdoc -d [-D] [-v] file.pdb [ file.txt ] txt2pdbdoc -V DESCRIPTION
txt2pdbdoc converts a plain text file to a Doc(4) file in PDB (Pilot Database) format used by all models of the Palm Pilot. (It can also convert a Doc file to plain text.) Resultant PDB files can be downloaded directly to a Pilot during a HotSync. The document-name is used in the Document List view of a Doc reader application on the Pilot. OPTIONS
-b Ordinarily, characters with an ASCII code less than 9 are removed and both carriage-returns and form-feeds are converted to newlines. This option suppresses that behavior. -c Ordinarily, text is compressed. This option suppresses compression. -d Decode the given Doc file to text either to a file or to standard output if no file is specified. -D Do not check the file type/creator of the file to decode. This option should be specified only if you know for sure that the file is in fact some sort of Doc file. Attempting to decode non-Doc files will result in undefined behavior and quite possibly crash. -v Verbose mode. For encoding, print progress and compression statistics per 4K of text to standard error as well as overall statistics when completed; for decoding, print progress in a ``countdown'' style. -V Print the version number of txt2pdbdoc to standard output and exit. EXAMPLE
To convert a text file to Doc file: txt2pdbdoc 'Through the Looking Glass' alice.txt alice.pdb EXIT STATUS
Exits with one of the values given below: 0 Success. 1 Error in command-line options or use. 2 Unable to open source file. 3 Unable to open destination file. 4 Unable to read file. 5 Unable to write file. 6 File is not a Doc file. 7 Doc file uses unknown compression type. CAVEATS
1. Document names are limited to 31 characters in PDB format. Longer names are truncated but have the 29-31st characters replaced by ``...'' to indicate truncation. 2. The command isn't called ``txt2doc'' to avoid confusion about possibly having anything to do with Microsoft Word documents that use the .doc extension. SEE ALSO
html2pdbtxt(1), pdbtxt2html(1), doc(4), pdb(4) AUTHOR
Paul J. Lucas <> txt2pdbdoc January 21, 2005 txt2pdbdoc(1)

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pdbtxt2html(1)						      General Commands Manual						    pdbtxt2html(1)

pdbtxt2html - Doc Text to HTML converter for Palm Pilots SYNOPSIS
pdbtxt2html [ -t ] file.txt [ file.html ] pdbtxt2html -v DESCRIPTION
pdbtxt2html converts text converted from a Doc(4) file via txt2pdbdoc(1) to HTML. If no HTML filename is given, the generated HTML is sent to standard output. Document Title The first line of the file is used for the HTML document title. Bookmarks The last line of the file is examined and, if it contains a string enclosed between < and >, that is taken to be the bookmark marker. The entire file is then scanned looking for lines beginning with it (ignoring leading whitespace). These lines are converted to HTML headings. The number of whitespace characters after the first bookmark marker is used for heading level 1. The level of subsequent headings is set to the number of whitespace characters between the bookmark marker and the bookmark text minus the number for the first bookmark plus one. Embedded URLs Valid URLs (according to RFC 1630) embedded in the text are turned into hyperlinks. The ftp, gopher, http, https, mailto, news, telnet, and wais URLs are recognized. OPTIONS
-t Compile a table of contents and insert it between the first heading and the body. -v Print the version number to standard output and exit. EXAMPLE
To convert a Doc file to HTML: txt2pdbdoc alice.pdb alice.txt pdbtxt2html alice.txt alice.html SEE ALSO
html2pdbtxt(1), txt2pdbdoc(1), doc(4), pdb(4) Tim Berners Lee. Universal Resource Identifiers in WWW, Network Working Group of the Internet Engineering Task Force, June 1994. AUTHOR
Paul J. Lucas <> txt2pdbdoc January 21, 2005 pdbtxt2html(1)
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