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Index of "how to" articles
   How to find answers using Pathfinder

You can use the Pathfinder facility to find answers to questions about the software.   ......................................

   How to create new specimen records

There are three ways to add new specimen records to your collection.   ......................................

   How to add a new category

Here's a step-by-step guide to adding a new category.   ......................................

   How to create a filter

Here's a step-by-step procedure for creating a new filter.   ......................................

   How to find plant names

The software provides several ways to search for names, each useful for different searching problems.   ......................................

   How do I import data from other applications?

If you have a large number of specimen records that you want to add to your database, you can use the Import command.   ......................................

   How do I export data from the software?

Sometimes you’ll want to share the specimen data that you’ve collected with others in your professional circle.   ......................................

   How do I create a report layout?

Report layouts define how a specimen listing will look when printed. A report layout specifies font faces, point sizes, and colors to be used with your printout.   ......................................

   How do I publish to the Web?

The publish tool combines the best parts of the report generator, the export facility, and the print tags feature into one powerful tool which allows you to create HTML documents.   ......................................

   How do I create, delete, backup, and restore databases?

Managing your databases can be done from within The Compleat Botanica or using the Data Manager utility.   ......................................

   How do I customize the Abstract View?

You can change the way the abstract is formatted by using the Customize settings . . . area.   ......................................

For an index to other topics see

   Getting started

 

Last reviewed March 25, 2004   

 

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