Ace File 2.0 (PC, 1.44MB 3 1/2" Disk) Ace Software Corporation - 1992 USA, Canada Release

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Ace File 2.0
Packaging cover Ace File 2.0.
Product ID 51778-17402
Product UPC 751778174027
Platform(s) PC
Packaging Retail Box
Media 1.44MB 3.5" Disk
Copyright date 1992
Publisher(s) Ace Software Corporation
Category(s) Productivity, Database
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

The personal data manager for Windows.

Free ready to use templates.

AceFile for Windows is the award winning intuitive personal data manager designed to quickly and painlessly assist with daily data management and analyze activities so you can:

  • Manage contact lists, tickler files and address books.
  • Produce and update appointment and "to-do" lists.
  • Mail merge letters and print labels.
  • Utilize ready-to-use templates to get started quickly.
  • Develop custom applications, reports and forms.
  • Create a variety of colorful 3D graphs and charts.
  • Analyze and cross tabulate data from multiple files.
  • Exchange data with other Windows applications using DDE.
  • Dial local and international telephone numbers automatically.
  • Share data across your network (Novell, Banyan, IBM, etc.).

Make sense of all your data without getting mangled in the process.

Be productive minutes after opening the box.
AceFile for Windows is the award winning data personal manager that gives you relational power and flat-file simplicity without the programming headaches. AceFile is so automatic, so easy to learn and use. Yet it is a full featured program designed to handle the most data management and analysis tasks.

Ready-to-run business templates.
AceFile comes with a complete set of everyday business templates like Personal Organizer, Order Entry/Inventory, Checkbook/Payables, Employee Records and Project Management. Whatever your daily needs are, AceFile will make you productive instantly.

Print labels and mail merge letters.
Creating labels is fast and easy. AceFile comes with the most popular label formats, such as Avery, built-in. Print your labels with logos and images to give it a personalized, yet professional look. And AceFile labels are smart- so you can start printing from any position on the sheet. Mail merge is just as easy. Just one mouse click merges your database with a form letter from polished mailings.

Protect your investment in dBase files.
AceFile uses dBase compatible files, and not a proprietary format like other database vendors. Bring in your data from virtually any source and share it with other users without wasting time converting files. Share AceFile data with other Windows applications like Word, Excel, 1-2-3 via DDE. AceFile can also import or export data from 1-2-3, Symphony and ASCII files.

More than a simple database.
When you are ready for those complex tasks where you need the power of a relational database, AceFile macros can look up information in another database or join two databases for sophisticated reports.

AceFile even has a built-in phone dialer that saves time by helping you place a call anywhere worldwide.

Analyze your data in seconds.
Go beyond the standard queries, sorting and searching found in most databases. By using wildcards or selecting just the records that meet tour criteria, you can search in any field, including memo fields. Then cross tabulate and summarize with just a few clicks of a mouse. Illustrate trends and patterns easily using 16 different colorful 2D and 3D graphs and charts.

Develop informative reports.
Generate "quick reports" when you are rushing out for that important meeting. Utilize AceFile's advanced features to create colorful reports using logos, charts and artwork. The result is compelling reports that get read!

Help whenever, wherever you need it.
In the rare case you need a little assistance, AceFile's context sensitive help is right there on-line to guide you step-by-step on the topic you are working on. You can access any part of the AceFile's User's Guide with the touch of a key.

Built-in network support.
AceFile comes "network ready", so you can share files while maintaining data integrity. Automatic record level write locking prevents data corruptions while multiple users attempt to access the same record at the same time.

Get AceFile today.
…and complete projects you thought you would never have the time for! Keep yourself from being bogged down by a data manager that doesn't fit your workstyle.

AceFile for Windows is the only program that prevents you from getting mangled by databases that are too complex or too limited.

With time-saving features like the quick label facility (above), You'll be creating custom letters and labels (below) instantly.

Forms can be printed out for hand written data entry and hard copy records.

AceFile's multi-view capabilities allow you to simultaneously analyze data presented in list, graph, chart and cross tab formats.

Add impact to your reports by including special fonts, color and images.

AceFile 2.0 for Windows helps you manage and analyze your data quickly and easily.

Cross tab view enables you to summarize mountains of data into one screen for quick analysis.

Import art. Add impact to your forms by importing logos and images.

Toolbar. The graphical toolbar makes access to AceFile's functions quick and easy.

3D graphs and charts. Make sense of your data by plotting cross tabulated data into any of 16 graphs and charts.

dBase compatibility. AceFile reads and stores dBase files without conversion. So you can take advantage of your existing files.

Status bar. Just move the cursor over the buttons on the toolbar and a text description of each button appears in the bottom right of the screen.

Memo. Add notes to any record. Memo field can contain up to 5000 characters.

Key AceFile features:

  • Easy to learn and use.
  • dBase file compatible.
  • Point and click toolbar.
  • On-line context sensitive help.
  • View multiple files simultaneously.
  • Built-in mail merge.
  • Address labels with label saver facility.
  • Crosstab analysis.
  • 3D charts/graphs.
  • Wildcard searches.
  • Exchange data using clipboard and DDE.
  • Import pictures and logos (TIF, PCX, BMP files).
  • Worldwide auto dialer.
  • Network compatible.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU AT 286
Required RAM 2MB
Supported Video VGA
Misc Support Modem

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Ace File 2.0. Retail Box back Ace File 2.0.



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