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& codes (DB Fax), 410

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3Com
      games collection, 121-126
      PalmPilot attachments, 527
      technical help center, 464
"5 minutes before", 198

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AAA batteries, 12
abbreviations (see ShortCuts)
ABC News PQA, 445
AC power adapter (no such thing), 13
accented characters in Graffiti (see inside back cover of this book)
Access (see Microsoft Access)
accessories for PalmPilot, 9, 527-535
      alphabet alternatives to Graffiti, 44-45
      carrying cases, 533-535
      keyboard alternatives, 46-49, 530
      shopping web sites, 537
      (see also stylus; programs)
Action Names program, 523
Actioneer program, 508
Activate PQA, 446
activating Palm.Net service, 431, 446
Add-On folder, 173-174
add-on programs (see programs)
Address Book, 77-87
      accessing in Palm Desktop, 185
      adding new entries, 32, 79-83
            in Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 244-245, 258
            in Palm Desktop (Windows), 203
      attaching notes to entries, 83
      beaming entries, 418-420
      business cards as entries, 419
      categorizing entries, 84-87, 205, 259
            printing by category, 208
      editing/deleting entries, 83
            Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 258
            Palm Desktop (Windows), 201
      email address lookup, 359, 370
      entries as email attachments, 373, 380
      entry field order, 212-217
      entry labels
            for blank lines, 81-83, 204, 260
            for phone numbers, 80-81, 204
      exporting addresses, 216-217
      file linking feature with, 236-239
      importing addresses, 209-216, 261
      memory limits, 99
      Palm Desktop module for
            Macintosh, 257-263
            Windows OS, 201-217
      printing from
            blank lines in printout, 211
            Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 261
            Palm Desktop (Windows), 208
      Address Book (continued)
      private entries, 83
      retrieving data from
            Date Book, 75-76
            DB Fax, 409
            Palm Desktop, 205-208
            To Do, 94
      searching (see searching)
      sorting entries, 79, 204, 260
      specifying yours for beaming, 419
Address Edit window, 80, 203
address folder, 148
Adjust Colors command, 309
airline flight information PQAs, 449, 456
airline toll-free numbers, 217
AirMiles program, 513
Alarm Preset checkbox, 70
AlarmHack program, 70
alarms, 68-71
      for all Date Book events, 70, 198
      Palm Desktop for Macintosh, 254
      Palm Desktop/Pilot Desktop, 198
      sounds of, 24, 69
      turning all off, 71
      for untimed events (Date Book), 70
      vibrating in response to, 402
alkaline batteries, 488
All button (Palm Mail), 355
All option (Excel/Expense), 226
All option (HotSync), 366
alphabet alternatives to Graffiti, 44-47
alphabet, Graffiti (see inside front/back covers of this book)
alphabetizing
      Address Book entries, 79, 204, 260
      expenses (Expense program), 117
      memos (Memo Pad), 97
<ALT> tags (HTML), 399
Always Available option (HotSync Setup), 135
America Online, 381
AnaClock program, 523
angle of antenna (Palm VII), 430
animated stop sign (Clipper), 443
annual recurring events, 65
answering email, 352-358, 440
antenna button (Palm VII), 27
antenna on Palm VII, 430
AOL (America Online), 381
AportisDoc text reader, 286-298
      automatically generated bookmarks, 303
      versions of, 286
      (see also Doc readers)
AppHack program, 27, 519
Apple Newton, 37
AppleScripts, 279
AppleTalk and HotSync, 133
application (hardware) buttons, 4
      redefining, 26
      remapping, 26
      stickiness of, 482
Applications button, 5, 12, 470
Apply button, 224
appointments (see events, Date Book)
Aramis City Guides program, 525
archived records, 230-234
      deleted email messages, 356
      restoring
            Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 274
            Palm Desktop (Windows), 232-234
      To Do tasks, 220
art (see multimedia)
ATM Locator PQA, 451
ATMs-Visa PQA, 451
Attach Existing Item menu command, 269
attaching notes (see notes)
attachments (Palm Desktop for Macintosh), 269-272
attachments to email messages, 373, 379, 437
Attendees option (Expense program), 119
audio (see sounds)
Auto Bookmark command (AportisDoc), 295
AutoLog program, 513
automatic
      Doc file bookmarks, 295, 303
      email address completion, 360
      file linking (see file linking)
      power off, 22, 474, 489
      scrolling e-books (Prompter feature), 292-293
Auto-off after, 22, 474, 489
auto-rental phone numbers, 217
"Available only when Palm Desktop is running", 136
AvantGo program, 396-398, 514
AWFXCG32.DLL file, 477

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Back button (Clipper), 444
backdoors, developers', 469-470
Backdrop program, 515
backlight, 11, 501
      power penstroke to create, 28
      reversing negative image, 501
backspace in Graffiti, 38
Backup Buddy program, 146, 522
backups, 180
      archived records, 230-234
            To Do tasks, 220
      backing up, 148
      resetting PalmPilot from, 464-467
      in user folders, 148
Backups folder, 180
Bank of America PQA, 452
bars (for event lengths), 54
Basic Plan (Palm.Net), 432
batteries
      AAA batteries, 12
      AC adapter (no such thing), 13
      backlighting and, 12
      changing, 13, 488-489
      charging Palm V, 134
      conserving, 489
      draining too fast, 482
      gauging remaining power, 12
      NiCad batteries, 17, 429-430, 432, 474, 488
      NiMH batteries, 489
      paging and, 401
      Palm modem, 9
      Palm V, 16, 24
      Palm VII (see batteries, NiCad batteries)
      sleep mode (Auto-off after), 22, 474, 489
      troubleshooting, 487-489
Battery Control Hack program, 519
BCCs (blind carbon copies), 361
BeamBox program, 417, 525
beaming, 30, 87, 415-421
      avoiding unsolicited beams, 25, 421
      dot commands, 427
      infrared-enabled games, 425
      process of (how to), 420
      troubleshooting, 481
      what can be beamed, 416-420
      (see also infrared applications)
BeamLink software, 402, 422
beepers (see paging)
beeping sounds, 401
BioRhythms program, 511
birthdate, PalmPilot, 474
bitmapped graphics, 312
black triangle buttons (see scroll buttons)
blank lines
      Address Book entries, 81-83, 204, 260
      Address Book printouts, 211
blind carbon copies (BCCs), 361
BofA PQA, 452
Bold font in faxes (DB Fax), 408
book, PalmPilot as, 285-306
book-style carrying cases, 534
bookmarking e-books, 294-296
      automatically, 295, 303
bookmarking web pages (HandWeb), 391
Bookmarks button (ProxiWeb), 388
Bool fields (JFile databases), 334
BrainForest program, 278, 515
Bram, Rick, 285
Breakout (HardBall game), 121
Brickles (HardBall game), 121
browsing (see web browsing; web sites)
BugMe! program, 523
bugs
      Calculator's wrong answers, 104, 479
      one-day shift in To Do, 479
      Undo command (Palm Desktop), 187
built-in
      PQAs, 445-451
      printouts, reformatting, 226
      programs, 101-119
      ShortCuts, 50
business cards scanning accessory, 529
business news PQAs, 450, 456
buttons
      antenna button (Palm VII), 27
      black triangles (see scroll buttons)
      list of, 4-8
      remapping application buttons, 26
      stickiness of, 482
      web-based, 390
buzz mode (no such thing), 402
BuzzWord program, 511

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cables
      HotSync cable, 9, 134, 527
      modem cable, 528
      PalmPilot modem cable, 10
Cache Size option (ProxiWeb), 390
caching web pages, 385
      HandWeb browser, 393
      limiting cache size (ProxiWeb), 390
      ProxiWeb browser, 390
Calculated fields (HandDBase databases), 327
Calculator, 34, 101-104
      wrong answers (bug), 104, 479
Calculator button, 8, 101
calendar (see Date Book)
call waiting, 158
calling card, modem dialing with, 158
Calvin's PalmPilot FAQ, 543
Cancel button, 477
canned email messages, 379
capacitor, PalmPilot, 13
capitalization, 39
      CaseToggle program, 52
      DB Fax formatting codes, 410
      passwords and, 113
      searching and, 75
carbon copies (CCs), 361
CardScan accessory, 529
carrying cases, 533-535
CaseToggle program, 52
cash machine locator PQA, 451
categories, 84-87
      Address Book entries, 84-86, 205, 259
            printing, 208
      assigning en masse, 417
      beaming, 418-419
      deleting and merging, 87
      editing choices for, 85-86
      expenses (Expense), 115, 117, 477
      file-link category, 238
      To Do tasks
            printing, 220
            sorting, 91
      viewing particular, 86
CC (carbon copies), 361
CD-ROM with this book, 566-572
      electronic books, 298
cell phone, communicating with, 422
CGI scripts, 550
changing batteries, 488-489
character list, Graffiti (see inside front/back covers of this book)
charging NiCad battery (Palm VII), 429-430
chats, Palm-related, 542
cheat-sheet, Graffiti, 29
Check-Box fields (HandDBase databases), 326
checkboxes, 23
checking off To Do tasks, 88-89
Choose Date command, 90
chronologically listing (see sorting)
Chronos Consultant, 278
City option (Expense program), 119
Claris Emailer, 277
Claris Organizer, 243
clarity, display, 11, 309
clipboard
      copying Address Book entries to, 206
      dragging Memo Pad items to, 223
      dragging To Do tasks to, 220
      faxing from (DB Fax), 408
Clipper application, 441-458
      creating your own PQAs, 442, 545-555
      obtaining PQAs, 441
      PQAs on Palm VII CD, 451-458
      preinstalled PQAs, 445-451
Clock III program, 524
ClockHack program, 519
code jumping, 425
code name for products, 17
CodeFinder program, 517
Color Pack, 533
column widths (databases), 328, 335, 339
COM port management, 472-473
combination pen/stylus accessory, 532
comma-separated values (databases), 332
"Comment original text" checkbox, 355
"Company, Last Name" sorting, 205
compass (Palm Navigator), 530
completion, email addresses, 360
composing email messages (Palm Mail), 358-363
      Draft folder, 363
compression
      Doc files, 297
      web graphics, 399
CompuServe mail, 383
Concept Kitchen accessories, 532
conduits, 143-144
      database software and, 323
      FMSync program, 337
      Macintosh-compatible, 277
      software for, 161-166
configuring
      DB Fax, 407
      dialing process, 157-159
      Internet access, 375-377
      PalmPilot, 20-31
      PalmPilot for modem HotSync, 155-159
      PalmPilot for network HotSync, 168
      PCs for local HotSync, 135-137
      PCs for modem HotSync, 153
            troubleshooting, 475
      for web browsing, 386
confirming email message delivery, 362
connection script (Internet access), 377
consecutive memos, printing, 224
contextual menus (iMessenger), 436
contrast, display, 11, 309
Copilot program, 315
copying
      Address Book data, 216-217
            from add-on programs, 209-216, 261
            into Date Book, 75-76
            into DB Fax, 409
            Palm Desktop, 205-208
            into To Do, 94
      data between machines (see HotSync)
      HanDBase data into Memo Pad, 330
      HotSync backups, 148
      iMessenger mail to desktop, 438
CorrectHack program, 519
cover page, fax, 405
cradle, HotSync, 9, 528
      battery drain and, 482
      ports on, 133, 412
      testing, 471-472
Create command (Instant Palm Desktop), 247
creator codes, 179
credit card company phone numbers, 217
Cross pen/stylus accessories, 532
Crossbow program, 517
CSpotRun text reader, 287
CSV files, 332
Currency option (Expense program), 116, 118, 120
currency symbols, 118, 120
current time/date
      obtaining, 55
      ShortCuts for, 50
custom Address Book entry lines, 81-83
"Custom n" labels (Address Book), 82
Custom Scan command (TealDoc), 295
Customer Support (Palm.Net PQA), 448
customizing
      Address Book entry labels, 80-81, 204
      application buttons, 26
      currency (Expense program), 120
      Date Book day definition, 58, 199
      Excel expense report format, 228
      power penstroke, 27-30
      ProxiWeb settings, 390
      To Do display, 92
CSV (comma-separated values), 332

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The Daily Pilot Newspaper, 299
Dancing Palm Tree (Giraffe), 107-108
data synchronization (see file linking)
data transfer (see HotSync)
database software, 323-339
      HanDBase program, 324-333
      JFile program, 333-337
      MobileDB program, 338-339
Date Book, 53-77
      accessing in Palm Desktop, 185
      alarm feature (see alarms)
      attaching notes to events, 72-73, 197
      beaming events, 418
      creating new events, 61-63
      deleting events, 67, 71-72
      disappearing or shifting events, 480
      entries as email attachments, 380
      Palm Desktop module for
            Macintosh, 248-257
            Windows OS, 186-200
      printing calendar
            Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 255
            Palm Desktop (Windows), 199-200
      private events, 76, 198
      recurring events, 64-68, 197 [_IX-2_]
      Date Book (continued)
            rescheduling events, 59, 63
            Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 252-255
            Palm Desktop (Windows), 195-197
      searching (see searching)
      viewing events, 59-61
            Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 249-252
            Palm Desktop (Windows), 186-194
Date fields (HandDBase databases), 326
Date fields (JFile databases), 334
date (see time and date)
DateBk3 program, 73, 524
datebook folder, 148
DATEPICKER input type, 551
Dates button (Print dialog), 200
dating records, 139
days
      daily recurring events, 64
      limits of, defining, 58, 199
      one-day To Do shift (bug), 479
      today (see today)
      viewing events of, 53-55
            Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 251
            Palm Desktop (Windows), 190-193
DB Fax program, 407-411, 512
DB Pop-up fields (HandDBase databases), 327
dbScan program, 480
deadlines for To Do tasks
      printing, 221
      sorting by, 90-93, 221
Delete button (Palm Mail), 356
Deleted folder (Palm Mail), 356
deleting
      Address Book entries, 84
      backing up when (see archived records)
      bookmarks from e-books, 296
      browsing history (HandWeb), 394
      categories, 87
      Date Book events, 67, 71-72
            unexpectedly, 480
      email messages, 356, 358
      email messages unexpectedly, 478
      everything on PalmPilot (hard reset), 466
      images, 311
      memos (Memo Pad), 98
      password for private items, 112
      programs (uninstalling), 109-111, 181
      To Do tasks
            after completion, 89, 220
            before completed, 93
delivery confirmation (email), 362
Departure/Arrival Information (Travelocity), 450
descriptions, Date Book events, 195
"Desktop overwrites handheld" option, 365
"Desktop overwrites PalmPilot" option, 143
Developers' Backdoors, 469-470
developing web sites for PalmPilots, 398
%DEVICEID string, 552
Diagnostics icon, 432
diagonal-line blocks (Date Book week view), 56
Dial prefix for modem, 157
dial tone ignored, 479
dialing for modem HotSync, 157
dialing phone from Palm Desktop (Mac), 264
dialing process, configuring, 157-159
Dictionary PQA, 453
Dictionary program, 516
DietLog program, 521
Digitizer menu item, 21
DinkyPad program, 313, 515
"Disable the link temporarily but maintain the settings", 239
Disabled button, 471
Disconnect command (HandWeb), 395
disconnecting PPP access, 381
discussion groups, Palm-related, 541
disk space (see memory)
display (see screen)
distance traveled, recording (Expense), 117
Dithering option (ImageConverter), 309
DivePlan program, 518
"Do nothing" conduit option, 144
Doc files, 297, 538
      bookmarks in, 294-296
      on CD-ROM included with this book, 298
      converting from Microsoft Word files, 305
      converting from web sites, 300
      creating, 301-305
      editing with SmartDoc, 297
      finding text in, 296
      jumping around in, 294
      loading onto Palm Pilot, 288
      scrolling through, 290-293
      obtaining from web sites, 298-300
      (see also e-books)
Doc readers, 49, 285-306
      AportisDoc, 286-298
      bookmarks, 294-296, 303
      creating e-books (MakeDoc), 301-305
      jumping between e-book locations, 294
      obtaining e-books, 298-301
      scrolling and page-turning, 290-293
      SmartDoc, 287-298
      TealDoc, 286-298
      Z-doc, 564
Documents To Go spreadsheet, 342
Done button (Doc readers), 290
Done button (Palm Mail), 354
Doodle program, 313, 515
      DB Fax with, 410
dot commands, 468, 474
      backlighting, 501
      beaming-related, 427
dotted-outline rectangles, 23
double exclamation points (Clipper), 443
double justifying text, 289
downloading (see copying)
Draft folder (Palm Mail), 363
DragAndDrop program, 51
dragging (Palm Desktop)
      Address Book entries to programs, 206-208
      icon troubleshooting, 476
      memos to programs, 222
      To Do tasks to programs, 219
drawing graphics on PalmPilot, 311-317
      programs for, 316-317
drawings in faxes, 410
driving instructions (MapQuest PQA), 447
dropping PalmPilot by accident, 464
Dual Action Stylus (3Com), 532
Dubinski, Donna, xvi
due dates (see deadlines for To Do tasks)
duplicate entries
      removing with Undupe, 526
duplicate user names, 151
duration handles, event (Palm Desktop), 189, 250

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e-books (electronic books), 285-306
      bookmarks, 294-296, 303
      creating (MakeDoc), 301-305
      editing with SmartDoc, 297
      jumping between locations, 294
      obtaining, 298-301
      reading, 288-290
      web pages as, 300
      (see also Doc files)
Earthmate accessory, 529
Easter eggs, 36
      Giraffe game, 108
      Memory program, 110
      Palm.Net PQA, 448
EbonyIvory program, 320
Edit Cache command (ProxiWeb), 390
Edit Event dialog (Palm Desktop), 195-198
editing
      Address Book entries, 83
            Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 258
            Palm Desktop (Windows), 201
      category choices, 85-86
      Date Book events, 63
            Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 252-255
            Palm Desktop (Windows), 195-197
      Doc files (SmartDoc), 297
      event times (see rescheduling events)
      password for private items, 112
      electronic books (see e-books)
electronic newsletters, 536
Eliza Pilot Psychologist program, 511
email, 347-383
      address lookup, 359, 370
      America Online (AOL), 381
      closing connection, 381
      composing messages (Palm Mail), 358-363
            Draft folder, 363
      confirming delivery, 362
      deleting messages unexpectedly, 478
      file attachments, 373, 379, 437
      garbage at message end, 477
      HotSync and, 348, 365-368
      iMessenger program, 433-440
      message signatures, 362, 371
      PilotMail access provider, 350 [_IX-2_]
      email (continued)
      reading/answering messages (Palm Mail), 352-358
      receiving from Internet, 349, 374-381
            configuring Internet access, 375-377
      receiving from Macintosh, 351
      receiving from PC, 347-373
            MultiMail program, 372-373, 381
            Palm Mail program, 349-365, 435
            Palmeta Mail program, 368-369
            pdQmail program, 370, 381
      sending from Clipper browser, 444
      text paging as alternative, 401
Email label, 260
Email Links On checkbox (People Search), 449
emulating PalmPilot, 315
"Enable HotSync software at System startup" checkbox, 272
encoded web graphics, 399
End Date field (Excel/Expense), 226
Ending Time (day), 58
Enhanced Infrared Update patch, 422
Entertainment Zone (web site), 299
entries, Address Book
      adding new, 32, 79-83
            in Palm Desktop (Windows), 203
      attaching notes to, 83, 271
      beaming, 418-420
      categorizing, 84-87, 205, 259
            printing by category, 208
      duplicate, removing with Undupe, 526
      editing/deleting, 83
            Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 258
            Palm Desktop (Windows), 201
      exporting, 216-217
      field order, 212-217
      importing, 209-216, 261
      private, 83
      searching for, 78
      sorting, 79, 204, 260
Envelopes (Word document type), 208
"Erase all data? ...", 466
errors
      in HotSync logs, 141
      Undo command (Palm Desktop), 187
      (see also troubleshooting)
ESPN.com PQA, 447
EtakTraffic PQA, 454
Extrade PQA, 446
Eudora, 277
Euro currency symbol, 120
EuroCool (web site), 538
events, Date Book
      alarms for (see alarms)
      attaching notes to, 72-73, 197
      beaming, 418
      creating new, 61-63
            Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 250
            Palm Desktop (Windows), 190, 194
      deleting, 67, 71-72
      descriptions for, 195
      disappearing or shifting, 480
      duration handles (Palm Desktop), 189, 250
      event handles (Palm Desktop), 189, 191
      private, 76, 198
      recurring, 64-68, 197
      rescheduling, 59, 63
            Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 252-255
            Palm Desktop (Windows), 195-199
      untimed
            month view, 60
            week view, 57
      viewing
            for day, 53-55, 190-193, 251
            for month, 59-61, 193, 252
            for week, 56-59, 186-190, 249-251
events, To Do (see tasks, To Do)
Excel icon (Palm Desktop), 220, 476
Exchange, troubleshooting, 477
exclamation points (Clipper), 443
executive tip summaries (see tips and tricks)
Existing Itineraries (Travelocity), 450
Expense button, 477
expense folder, 148
Expense program, 114-119
      Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 267
      Palm Desktop (Windows), 185, 226-230, 476
      Palm/Pilot Desktop and
            data storage location, 229
      transferring data to Excel, 119, 226-228
Expense/Expense.txt file, 229
ExpensePlus program, 516
exporting data (see copying)
Extended Plan (Palm.Net), 432
extended punctuation, Graffiti (see inside back cover of this book)
EZ Tip program, 509

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Fax (DB Fax) program, 407-411
faxing, 403-412
      cover page, 405
      DB Fax (Fax) program, 407-411
      HandFax program, 404-407
      instead of printing, 413
      Mobile WinFax program, 411
faxing from PalmPilot, 350
field order, Address Book entries, 212-217
file linking, 236-241
Filed folder (Palm Mail), 357
FileMaker Pro, 277
files
      attachments to email messages, 373, 379, 437
      creating electronic books (MakeDoc), 301-305
      database files on computers, 333
      HTML, converting for PalmPilot, 300
      PalmPilot as word processor, 51
searching for on PCs, 333
      text readers (see Doc readers)
Filter option (HotSync), 367
filtering
      Address Book entries, 260
      database records, 329, 335, 339
      email messages, 367, 371
Finance program, 516
Financial Consultant program, 516
financial/business news PQAs, 450, 456
Find button, 8
      (see also searching)
Find command (PalmCentral CD Catalog), 570
"Find Contact..." command, 247
FindHack program, 75, 519
finding (see searching)
Fitaly keyboard, 46, 526
"5 minutes before", 198
flash RAM, 485
flash RAM updater, 498
FlashCard! program, 516
FlashPro program, 485, 525
flight information PQAs, 449, 456
Flight Paging Reservation (Travelocity), 450
Flight Schedules (Travelocity), 450
Flip program, 318, 515
flip-down carrying case design, 535
flip-up carrying case design, 533
Float fields (HandDBase databases), 325
Float fields (JFile databases), 334
FMSync program, 337, 523
Fodor's PQA, 454
folders
      for different users, 146-152
            retrieving archived data, 232-234
      email (Palm Mail), 353, 365
FontHack Plus program, 49
fonts, 49
      in faxes (DB Fax), 408
      maximizing e-book display, 288-290
Foreign program, 509
Form letters (Word document type), 207
Formatted addresses (Word document type), 207
formatting
      expense report (Excel templates), 227-228
      faxes (DB Fax), 410-411
      Palm Desktop/Pilot Desktop printouts, 226
      time and date, 25-26
forms, web-based, 390, 394
      HandWeb browser and, 394
Forward button (Palm Mail), 355
forwarding email (Palm Mail), 355
fragmented memory, 484
FretBoard program, 320
From __ to __ option (Print dialog), 224
Frommer's PQA, 455

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G3 processors, HotSync and, 469
The Gadgeteer (web site), 539
games programs, 121-126
      infrared-enabled, 425
      sounds, 25
Giraffe program, 105-107
glass buttons
      antenna button (Palm VII), 27
      list of, 5-8
      unresponsive, 482
global PalmPilot features, 72-77
global positioning system features, 452, 529
global searching, 296
gnome-pilot package, 563
Go menu (AportisDoc reader), 294
Go To Bottom (AportisDoc), 96
Go To (Date Book), 55, 57
Go To Top (AportisDoc), 96, 296
Golf Scoring System program, 519
GoType keyboard, 48, 530
GPS features with Palm VII, 452, 529
Graffiti, 37-41, 52
      alternatives to, 44-47
      character lists (see inside front/back covers of this book)
      help (cheat-sheet), 29
      how to learn, 39-40
      learning with Giraffe program, 105-107
      onscreen keyboard, 43-44
      recognition problems, 467
      ShortCuts feature, 49-50
      tips for, 41
graphic logo on faxes (HandFax), 407
graphics on PalmPilot, 386
      database fields for, 326
      drawing/painting, 311-317
      installing, 307-310
      obtaining, 322
      printing, 312
graphics on web, <ALT> tags, 399
gray blocks (Date Book week view), 56
grayscale display, 307-310, 386
Grayscale option (ImageConverter), 309
Guess Me program, 517
Gulliver program, 525

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HackMaster modules, 484, 519
      beaming, 417
      flash RAM and, 486
HanDBase program, 324-333, 513
      HanDBase Desktop (for Macintosh), 331
      HanDBase Desktop (for Windows), 331
      transferring database to desktop, 331-333
HandFax program, 404-407, 512
"Handheld overwrites Desktop/ Macintosh", 144
HanDJet application, 333
HandMail program, 377, 382
HandStamp program, 377, 512
HandWeb browser, 391-395, 512
hard reset, 466
HardBall game, 121
hardware
      batteries, 488-489
      dropping PalmPilot by accident, 464
      HotSync cable, 9, 134
      HotSync cradle, 9
            ports on, 133, 412
            testing, 471-472
      Palm VII, 428-431
      PalmPilot accessories, 9
      troubleshooting, 481-483
      upgrading PalmPilot, 491-502
hardware (application) buttons, 4
      redefining, 26
      remapping, 26
      stickiness of, 482
Hawkins, Jeff, xv
HDSketch program, 314
Heading fields (HandDBase databases), 327
help
      Graffiti cheat-sheet, 29
      Graffiti tips, 41
      technical support, 464, 543
Hide Private Records (View menu), 198
hide/show switch, 111-112
hiding (see visibility)
Hi-Note program, 515
history, browsing (HandWeb), 393
history of PalmPilot, xv
History pop-up menu (Clipper), 444
HISTORYLISTTEXT metatag, 552
hotel-reservation numbers, 217
HotSync, 129-171
      conduits, 143-144, 161-166
      database software and, 323
      email messages and, 348, 365-368
      file linking, 236-241
      local
            configuring, 135-137
            how it works, 137-141
      logs for, 140-141
      Microsoft Exchange problems, 477
      by modem, 153-161
            configuring, 155-159
      multiple PalmPilots or PCs, 145-146
      over a network, 167-170
      Palm Desktop for Macintosh, 279
            Address Book, 259, 262-263
            Date Book, 255-257
            Memo Pad, 266
            To Do program, 265
      software for, 130
            installing, 130-137
      transferring ShortCuts, 152
      transfers between PalmPilots, 148-150
      troubleshooting, 467-476, 479
      user-named folders, 146-152
            retrieving archived data, 232-234
      (see also Palm Desktop/Pilot Desktop)
HotSync button, 9
HotSync cable, 9, 134, 527
HotSync cradle, 9, 528
      battery drain and, 482
      ports on, 133, 412
      testing, 471-472
HotSync Manager, 135, 246, 272
.htm or .html files, 540
HTML and Palm VII, 550-554
HTML, PalmPilot-friendly, 398
HTTPS protocol, 554
hyperlinks on web pages, 389
HyperTerminal program, 471

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IBM WorkPad, xvi, 15, 422, 498
icon type codes, 179
icons, creating for PQAs, 550
icons for dragging to programs
      dragging memos, 222
      dragging To Do tasks, 219
      troubleshooting, 476
IFTrans program, 336
Image Converter program, 523
Image Details button, 311
Image fields (HandDBase databases), 326
image logo on faxes (HandFax), 407
ImageConverter program, 308-310
images on PalmPilot, 386
      drawing/painting, 311-317
      installing, 307-310
      obtaining, 322
      printing, 312
images on web, <ALT> tags, 399
ImageViewer program, 307-310, 515
iMessenger program, 433-440
      memory limitations, 437-440
inactivity, sleeping after (see sleep mode)
"Include original text" checkbox, 355
index of memos (Memo Pad), sorting, 97
Informed Filler, 278
infrared applications
      battery power and, 414
      games, 425, 517
      HotSync (see HotSync)
      limitations of, 424
      miscellaneous uses for, 421-424
      paging, 402, 422
      printing, 415, 422
      range covered, 424
      transceiver upgrade for, 495
      unlocking parked cars, 425
      (see also beaming)
initialization string (modem), 157
Install folder, 148, 176-178
      profiles and, 237
Install program, accessing in Palm Desktop, 185
Install Tool (Macintosh), 178
Install Tool (Windows), 176
      profiles and, 237
installing
      HotSync software, 130-137
      images on PalmPilot, 307-310
      profiles, 235, 276
            programs, 172-182
            official Macintosh method, 175, 178-180
            official Windows method, 173-178
      uninstalling programs, 109-111, 181
Instant Palm Desktop, 246
InSync Online newsletter, 537
Int fields (JFile databases), 334
Integer fields (HandDBase databases), 325
IntelliSync program, 164-166
interface, PalmPilot, 23
Internet
      closing PPP connection, 381
      configuring palmtop for access, 375-377
      PalmPilot newsletters, 536
      receiving mail directly from, 349, 374-381
      wireless access to (with Palm VII), 529
Internet File Converter web site, 300
IR Battleship program, 517
IR Checkers program, 517
IR Chess program, 517
IR Hangman program, 517
IR Sync software, 422
IrCOMM protocol, 422
IROthello program, 517
IRP2PChat program, 422, 512
IrPrint software, 415
IRQ conflicts, 472
IrSync program, 522

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JConvert program, 336
J-Doc text reader, 287
JetFile Plus program, 336
JetTalker module, 531
JFile program, 333-337, 513
      transferring database to desktop, 336-337
JFile View program, 337
Jookerie program, 517
Jot alphabet, 45, 526
jumping with e-books, 294
justification, text, 289

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Kalk program, 510
KarKare program, 513
KDE (K Desktop Environment), 559-561
Key icon (Clipper), 444
keyboard, onscreen, 28
keyboard, PC
      adding Address Book entries, 203
      with Date Book
            Day view navigation, 193
            Month view navigation, 194
            Week view navigation, 190
keyboards, 43-44, 46-49, 530
kilometers traveled, recording (Expense), 117
Klondike program, 518
KPilot program, 559-561
Kyle's Quest program, 518

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labels, Address Book entries
      for blank lines, 81-83, 204, 260
      field order, 212-217
      for phone numbers, 80-81, 204
labels for web graphics, 399
LAN/WAN HotSyncs, 168
Large font in faxes (DB Fax), 408
"last line overlap", 291
"Last Name, First Name" sorting, 79, 205
Later button (HandFax), 406
Launch 'Em program, 509
LaunchHack program, 353
LClock program, 524
Leave Data as a Table option (Word), 208
letters in Graffiti, 38
      capitalization, 39, 52
light, screen (see backlight)
line breaks
      blank lines in Address Book printout, 211
      in Date Book event descriptions, 195
      Return key in Graffiti, 38
Link fields (HandDBase databases), 326
Linked fields (HandDBase databases), 326
Linux platform, 556-565
List By button, 205
lithium-ion battery in Palm V, 16
live chats, Palm-related, 542
Loan Wizard Pro program, 516
local HotSync, how it works, 137-141
LOCALICON metatag, 552
locking PalmPilot, 29, 113
logging
      faxes (HandFax), 406
      HotSync processes, 140-141
logo, fax (HandFax), 407
Lookup command
      Date Book, 75-76
      DB Fax, 409
      To Do, 94

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M+ button (Calculator), 103
MacPac 2, 242-243, 278-282, 522
      troubleshooting, 478
Macintosh, 242-282
      attachments and notes, 269-272
      bringing data to Palm Desktop, 245
      conduits compatible with, 277
      configuring for local HotSync, 135-137
      configuring for modem HotSync, 153
      creating Doc files, 303
      G3 processors, HotSync and, 469
      HotSync Manager, 246, 272
      ImageViewer files on, 311
      installing HotSync software, 130-137
      installing programs, 175, 178-180
      Instant Palm Desktop, 246
      multiple PalmPilots with, 273-277
      Palm Desktop, history of, 243-245
      Palm Desktop Toolbar, 247
      programs on (see Palm Desktop for Macintosh)
      serial adapter, 528
      testing HotSync cradle, 471
      troubleshooting Mac Pac, 478
"Macintosh overwrites handheld", 143
Macintosh/Palm Desktop, 242-282
magazines, PalmPilot-related, 538
MagicText program, 520
mail (see email)
mail folder, 148
Mail Setup program, 351
Mailing labels (Word document type), 207
mailing lists, Palm-related, 541
MakeDoc program, 301-305, 523, 564
Manual option (HotSync Setup), 136
Manual sorting (Memo Pad), 97
MapQuest PQA, 447
Markets button (Extrade PQA), 447
Mary Jo's Pilot Library (web site), 299
master hide/show switch, 111-112
master index list (Address Book)
      retrieving data from
            Date Book, 75-76
            DB Fax, 409
            To Do, 94
      selecting phone numbers for, 80, 203
McChords program, 321
McRazor program, 511
Meeting Maker, 278
Memo Pad, 94-98
      accessing in Palm Desktop, 185
      Apply button, 224
      beaming pages, 416
      capturing web page text, 394
      deleting memos, 98
      dragging memos to programs (Palm Desktop), 222
      exporting HanDBase data to, 330
      faxing pages from, 405, 408
      file linking feature with, 236-239
      memory limits, 99
      Palm Desktop module for
            Macintosh, 265-267
            Windows OS, 222-226
      printing memos (Palm Desktop), 223-226
      searching (see searching)
      sorting memos, 97
memopad folder, 148
memorizing Address Book views, 261
memory
      application limits, 99
      archive file consumption, 231
      caching web pages, 385
            HandWeb browser, 393
            ProxiWeb browser, 390
      Doc file compression, 297
      iMessenger program, 437-440
      past Date Book events, 71-72
      running HotSync Manager (Macintosh), 135
      memory (continued)
      troubleshooting, 483-486
      upgrading, 111, 503
      viewing usage, 107-109
memory buttons (Calculator), 103
Memory program, 107-111
Memos list (HandFax), 406
MemoWare.com (web site), 298
Menu button, 7
MenuHack program, 8, 19, 520
menus, 7
merging categories, 87
message log (iMessenger), 436
<META> tags, 551
Metronome program, 321
Microsoft Access, 323, 328, 331-339
      CSV files and, 332
      HanDBase with, 333
Microsoft Excel
      cell size limitations, 230
      copying Address Books entries to, 208
      dragging To Do tasks to, 220, 476
      expense report templates, 227-228
      Macintosh conduit for, 278
      transferring Expense data to, 226-228
      transferring expenses to (Expense), 119
"Microsoft Excel could not be found", 476
Microsoft Exchange, troubleshooting, 477
Microsoft Word
      copying Address Books entries to, 206
      creating Doc files, 302-305
      dragging Memo Pad pages to, 220, 223, 476
      Macintosh conduit for, 278
MiddleCaps program, 51
MIDI files, 322
miles traveled, recording (Expense), 117
military time format, 196
Mind's Eye Fiction (web site), 300
MineHunt game, 123
Minesweeper (see MineHunt game)
Minstrel wireless modems, 529
Mirror program, 511
Mobile WinFax program, 411, 512
MobileDB program, 338-339, 513
models of PalmPilot, 13-19
      upgrading, 491-502
modem, 9, 31, 527
      cable, 528
      choosing from pop-up menu, 156
      configuring dialing process, 157-159
      dial tone ignored, 479
      HotSyncing over, 153-161
      Minstrel wireless modems, 529
      setup, 376
Modem item (Preferences menu), 31
money-related programs
      (see also Expense program)
monitor (see screen)
months
      monthly recurring events, 65
      viewing events of, 59-61
            Palm Desktop (Macintosh), 252
            Palm Desktop (Windows), 193
"More details in HotSync log", 141
moviefone PQA, 455
MR button (Calculator), 103
MS button (Calculator), 103
MSCHAP, problems with, 170
MultiMail conduit, 351
MultiMail program, 372-373, 381, 512
multimedia, 307-322
      drawing/printing on PalmPilot, 311-317
      images on PalmPilot, 307-310, 386
      music, 319-321
      obtaining, 322
multiple PalmPilots, managing, 234-241
      Macintosh machine with, 273-277
music on PalmPilot, 319-321
      obtaining, 322
My Weather button (Weather PQA), 451

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names
      Address Book (see entries, Address Book)
      bookmarks in e-books, 294
      images, 311
      PalmPilot vs. Pilot, xvi
      product code names, 17
      users (see users)
navigating
      among PalmPilot programs (Palm Desktop), 185
      e-books with Doc readers
            jumping between locations, 294
            scrolling and page-turning, 290-293
      scrollbars for, 96
      web pages, 389
NetNews program, 512
network HotSyncs, 167-170
Network item (Preferences menu), 31
The NewNews Digest newsletter, 537
news query applications
      business/financial, 450, 456
      general, 445, 457
      movies (moviefone), 455
      sports (ESPN.com), 447
      traffic (EtakTraffic), 454
newsgroups, PalmPilot-related, 542
newsletters (electronic), 536
Newton (Apple), 37
Next button (ProxiWeb), 391
NiCad batteries, 17, 429-430, 474, 488
      Palm VII signal strength and, 432
Niggle program, 517
NiMH batteries, 489
non-timed events (see untimed events)
note attachments (Palm Desktop for Macintosh), 269-272
Note fields (HandDBase databases), 327
notes
      attaching
            to Address Book entries, 83
            to Date Book events, 72-73, 197
            to images/graphics, 311
            to To Do tasks, 94
      printing
            with Address Book entries, 209
            with Date Book events, 200
            with To Do tasks, 221
numbers in Graffiti, 38
      (see also inside front cover of this book)
numeric paging, 401

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OAG Flights PQA, 456
off-screen Date Book events (week view), 57
OmniRemote program, 423-424, 512
On Command, Method A (HotSync), 136
On Command, Method B (HotSync), 136
One+One program, 510
One-Touch Mail program, 377-378, 512
Online Airline Guide PQA, 456
Online Originals (web site), 300
online user communities, 536-544
on/off button, 466, 482, 487
onscreen keyboard, 28, 43-44
opening archives (see restoring archived data)
Options button (Excel/Expense), 227
Out list (HandFax), 406
Outbox folder (Palm Mail), 364
Outlook Express, 277
overwriting options for HotSyncs, 143
Owner preferences screen, 31
OXO program, 518

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pad (see Memo Pad)
Page Config command (DB Fax), 408
PageMart service, 401
PageNow software, 403
pages
      Memo Pad (see Memo Pad)
      turning in e-books, 290
      web (see web sites)
paging, 350, 400-403
      airline travel information (Travelocity), 450
      vibrating at pages, 402
painting graphics on PalmPilot, 311-317
      software for, 312-316
Palm Buddy program, 146, 522
Palm Desktop for Macintosh, 82, 242-282
      Address Book on, 257-263
      advantages/disadvantages, 245
      attachments, 269-272
      bringing old data to, 245
      Date Book on, 248-257
      Expense program and, 267
      HotSync Manager, 246, 272
      Instant Palm Desktop, 246
      Macintosh-compatible conduits, 277
      Memo Pad on, 265-267
      multiple PalmPilots, 273-277
      Palm Desktop Toolbar, 247
      To Do program on, 263-265
      transferring database data to
            HanDBase program, 331-333
            JFile program, 336-337
            MobileDB program, 339
      troubleshooting, 478
      Unix alternatives, 556
Palm Desktop Toolbar, 247
Palm Desktop/Pilot Desktop, 183-241
      Address Book on, 201-217
      advantages/disadvantages, 185
      Date Book on, 186-200
      Expense program and, 226-230, 476
            data storage location, 229
      exporting Address Book data from, 216-217
      importing Address Book data, 209-216
      installing programs with, 173
      Memo Pad on, 222-226
      printout format, 226
      To Do program on, 218-221
      transferring database data to
            HanDBase program, 331-333
            JFile program, 336-337
            MobileDB program, 339
      troubleshooting in Windows, 475-478
      Unix alternatives, 556
Palm folder (Macintosh), 146-152
Palm folder (Windows), 146-152
      retrieving archived data, 232-234
Palm III, 14, 495
      configuring, 20-31
Palm III Color Pack, 533
Palm III Converter Pro program, 510
Palm IIIx, 15, 499-501
      configuring, 20-31
      ghosting grid, 483
Palm IRC program, 513
Palm Jongg program, 518
Palm Mail program, 349-365
      composing new messages, 358-363
            Draft folder, 363
      iMessenger program vs., 435
      Macintosh configuration, 351
      Windows OS configuration, 351
Palm Modem, 527
Palm Navigator, 530
Palm OS 3.3, 120, 171, 473, 498
Palm OS, emulating, 315
Palm OS Emulator (POSE), 514
Palm OS Updater, 498
PALM: pseudo-URL, 552
Palm query applications (see PQAs)
palm tree dance (Giraffe), 107-108
Palm V, 15, 499-503
      charging battery, 134
      chattering in pocket, 503
      configuring, 20-31
      modem (see modem)
Palm VII, 16, 428-460, 502
      antenna button, 27
      batteries (see NiCad batteries)
      configuring, 20-31
      global positioning system, 452, 529
      hardware, 428-431
      iMessenger software, 433-440
      Palm.Net service, 431-433
            how it works, 434
      PQAs (Palm query applications), 132, 441-458
            creating your own, 442, 545-555
            obtaining, 441
            on Palm VII CD, 451-458
            preinstalled, 445-451
            types of, 546-548
PalmCentral CD Catalog, 566, 568
PalmCentral.com (web site), 538
Palm.com (web site), 537
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781565926004
Subtitle:
Mastering Palm Organizers from Pilot 1000 to Palm VII
Foreword:
Pogue, David
Author:
Pogue, David
Author:
Hawkins, Jeff
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
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Beijing
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Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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Personal Computers & Microcomputers - IBM Compatible
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Programming - General
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Personal Computers & Microcomputers - General
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Computer Architecture
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Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Computers
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Subject:
Microcomputers
Subject:
Utilities
Subject:
Utilities (Computer programs)
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PalmPilot (Computer)
Subject:
Pocket computers
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Portable computers.
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PalmPilot
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Computer Bks - General Information
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Computer Books: General
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Hardware - Personal Computers - General
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Personal Computers & Micro / General
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General Computers
Edition Number:
2nd ed.
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Second Edition
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O'Reilly In A Nutshell
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no. 248
Publication Date:
20000512
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Paperback
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English
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