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Re: [iris] Re: Iris tracking program

  • Subject: Re: [iris] Re: Iris tracking program
  • From: "Mike G" <mgreenfield@cinci.rr.com>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2007 18:05:53 -0400

Access is not for beginner or the level above that. Very huge learning

I use Database Oasis. http://databaseoasis.com/ It is very user friendly, I
can created a new database in 30 minuets if I use default font.

Here is a link to down load my Templates.

You can try it for 15 days and download my templates.( no charge) They can
be changed to suit you if you wish. Trial software at
http://databaseoasis.com/ 14.1 M.B. file.

Photos are OLE (Object Linking and Embedding ) other words the photos are
actually in a folder on your computer. IE: My Pictures/ My Iris Photos etc.
As you can see on my one templates I have 5 photos.

I also Have databases in Medication, passwords, phone book, recipes, movie
collection and a iris want list.
Back all up with one click.

This has been the best money I have ever spent on software.

Mike Greenfield
Zone 5b
SW Ohio

----- Original Message -----
From: "K. Loberg" <iris.loberg@comcast.net>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 2:28 PM
Subject: Re: [iris] Re: Iris tracking program

> Scarlett,
> I've coded large applications for government in Access. I know about
> putting photos into Access... and that is one small drawback. Access
> performs remarkably, no, make that exceptionally, in every other area, but
> when storing photos, it drags down the speed. Large number of photos can
> also quickly exceed the database limits. I always caution my clients as
> to
> not storing photos inside Access, unless for short term, interim use.
> I keep my photos simply arranged by name in folders.
> I think it's great that you've developed the database. I'm curious what
> release of Access are you using?
> Kitty Loberg
> Northern Calif.
> I have created an Access database.? It displays pictures, bloom times,
> notes, name, colors, hybridizer, year introduced, garden, garden spot
> etc.?
> It can display multiple pictures (one at a time), all the bloom times, and
> organize the information alphabetically, by Iris type, by hybridizer, year
> planted etc.? It also has lots of queries that allows a user to pull out
> pieces of information.
> My question is "Should I put the program for sale in the AIS Bulleting."?
> Would people be interested?? Of course it would require Microsoft Access.
> Scarlett
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