Re: OT - Iris record keeping software
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- Subject: Re: OT - Iris record keeping software
- From: Donald Mosser <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 17 Oct 1997 04:11:04 -0600 (MDT)
I must agree with Sharron's vote for FileMaker Pro. It's one of the
easiest database programs to use and customize for the new to intermediate
computer user. I use it to keep track of both my irises and daylilies.
The file templates and report layouts can be shared with others.
Apparently, you wouldn't even have to re-invent the wheel to set up the
database - just get file templates from Sharron or me. By the way it's
also cross-platform compatible with no conversion necessary between Mac and
North Augusta, SC, USA
At 10:24 PM 10/16/97 -0600, you wrote:
>Annette asked >Does anyone have a suggestion of a good program for
>recording iris collections?
>I use FileMaker Pro for keeping track of all my gardening records. (As
>well as horse and dog pedigrees, and my business invoicing, shipping,
>order processing, etc.)
>This software is easy to format for anything you want - has a great
>built in search so that you can find your Irises by color, type, size,
>breeder, awards, where planted, year planted, where you purchased it, or
>whatever you want to search by. You can include photos in the database
>There is lots of support for FileMaker Pro online, including a user
>group with mailing List, and many sites with templates over and above
>those which come with the software.
>FM Pro is my favorite software, and it is a bargain for what you get at
>about $99 US. I think every computer user will find that this software
>is a "must have".