DataTrieve (Atari ST, 3 1/2" Disk) Abacus - 1989 USA, Canada Release

From Eli's Software Encyclopedia
Packaging cover DataTrieve.
Product ID ABCUS0007
Product ISBN 0-916439-73-9
Platform(s) Atari ST
Packaging Retail Box
Media 3 1/2" Disk
Copyright date 1989
Publisher(s) Abacus
Developer(s) Data Becker
Category(s) Productivity, Database
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Database Manager for the Atari ST.

DataTrieve is a simple-to-use but powerful data base manager for your ST. Its convenient drop-down menus help you define your files and quickly enter your information using on-screen masks.

DataTrieve has many unique features not found in other packages:

  • Screen templates are paintable for enhanced appearance
  • Data items may be displayed in multiple type styles and font sizes
  • Built-in high speed RAM disk gives fast access to files and data
  • Data from up to four different files may be accessed simultaneously

DataTrieve has a long list of impressive features that make data-base management on the ST easy and practical:

  • Easily define your files using drop-down menus
  • Design screen mask size to 5000 by 5000 pixels
  • Choose from six font sizes; six text styles; five date formats
  • Add circles, boxes or lines to screen masks
  • Organize fifes using up to 20 indexes
  • Find data fast with flexible search criteria
  • Access up to four files simultaneously
  • Cut, paste and copy blocks to other files
  • Define printer masks for all your reporting needs
  • Add header, footer and page number to reports
  • Change setup to support most printers
  • Send output to screen, printer, disk or modem
  • Capacities:
    max. 2 billion characters per file
    max. 64,000 records per file
    max. 64,000 characters per record
    max. fields limited only by record size
    max. 32,000 text characters per field
    max. 20 index fields per file
    index precision 3 to 20 characters
    numeric precision of five digits
    numeric range ±10-308 to ±10308

System Requirements

Atari ST
Required RAM 512K

Box Scans

Retail Box cover DataTrieve. Retail Box back DataTrieve.



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