Getting off topic, but we use Access for the whole
site networked. You can even do this with Excel using
an option that allows multiple users to access and
save changes simultaneously. Boxes work too, yes.
--- Larry Macy <email@example.com> wrote:
> Access???? Last I looked you might as well set up a
> server and use Oracle
> or Ingres. At least that way you can get at the
> database from any
> computer, just telnet/ssh into the server from
> wherever you are. And
> while your at it, I will get you a list of my parts
> and you can put that
> on the server too. Oracle and Ingres also both have
> a Web front end so
> you can just use a browser, or in some cases maybe
> even a Palm Pilot.
> That way the next time you are at a meet and
> somebody says "anybody got a
> whatsamabangie for a 1962 allblowandnogo?" you can
> look it right up. Just
> connect to your database via the askers cell phone
> using one of the
> cellular networks, pull up your web based database
> and say "Nope but I
> got a doofadgit for a 1973 thingamahoosie!!!"
> Or just keep 'em in boxes.
> >>>>On 7/17/00 5:54 PM so and so (Ron Soave) said.
> (And I quote:)
> >> shed). So I am gonna have to go get boxes, sort,
> >> catalogue, and figure out a
> >> way to find them again in the future.
> >Use MS Access to database them, then label the
> >in your shed and track the boxes by frame location.
> >Ask me how I know this works...
> >Anal in Roscoe
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