The not so obvious . . .
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Index to some not so obvious features of the software
   Data source field

What is the data source field used for?   ......................................

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   Sorting your collection

I want to sort my collection. Is there an easy way to do that?   ......................................

2
   Column ordering

Is there a way to change the column order after I've created my filter?   ......................................

3
   Multiple selection

What can I do with the multiple selection feature?   ......................................

4
   Different looking first column

Does the botanical name have to be in every specimen list?   ......................................

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   The autosave feature

Do I have to press the save button every time I change something?   ......................................

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   Printing tags

How do I add items to the list of tags to print?   ......................................

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   Hyperlinks in the Notes area

How do the specimen links inside the Notes area work?   ......................................

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   The "specimen available" checkbox

What does the "specimen available" checkbox mean?   ......................................

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   Printer fonts

Why does a different set of fonts show in the report layout?   ......................................

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   Report layout column widths

How do I change the width of columns when I use the report layout tool?   ......................................

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   Using color groups

How do I see all plants with flowers of a particular color?   ......................................

12
   Expanding the taxonomic checklist

Is there an easy way to expand the taxonomic checklist?   ......................................

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   Suggested picture file location

Where are my pictures stored?   ......................................

14
   Picture previewer in front

How can I conveniently see my pictures full-sized?   ......................................

15
   Initial record limit

Why doesn't the entire list of specimen show up when I change filters?   ......................................

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   Collection dependent customizations

I've noticed that some customizations apply to databases and others to the software in general.   ......................................

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   Color spell-checker

How does the color spell-checker work?   ......................................

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For an index to other topics see

   Getting started

 

Last reviewed March 25, 2004   

 

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