[Dataperf] Android database

Dave Britten davidbrit2 at gmail.com
Wed May 2 20:35:44 CEST 2018


Hi Michael,

You could always install DOSBox Turbo and Hacker's Keyboard and run DP directly on Android. :)

-Dave Britten

> On May 2, 2018, at 1:21 PM, Michael Iannantuoni <michael at trunktree.plus.com> wrote:
> 
> Thanks Bruce,
> 
> I'm not sure I would know how to do this but must first think carefully about which data I need to access and how - directly, via links or both.
> 
> I would only need to browse the data and not update anything on the phone but would like to do look-ups, or something similar, from more than one field.
> 
> Best wishes,
> 
> Michael
> 
>> On 02/05/2018 01:27, Bruce Conrad wrote:
>> Hi Michael,
>> 
>> Good to hear from you again. This is what I would do, assuming by "access" you mean read-only on the Android, with infrequent updates.
>> 
>> Write a report in the database to produce an HTML presentation, which would likely consist of many web pages, one per venue perhaps, and also a "home" page with links to the various venue pages.
>> 
>> From your phone, using the in-built browser, visit the home page and from click on link/button of the venue you need to see. If you have staff at a database computer, you can have them run the report whenever important changes are made to the database panels.
>> 
>> If this overall scenario works in your case, I can help you flesh out the process (as there is a missing link or two).
>> 
>> Best wishes,
>> Bruce
>> 
>>> On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 2:40 AM, Michael Iannantuoni <michael at trunktree.plus.com> wrote:
>>> I have a DP database consisting of three panels: Venue/date, Titles & Sales.
>>> 
>>> Sales is linked to Venue/Date by venue & date and to Titles by a reference number.
>>> 
>>> I sometimes need to access this information on my somewhat aged smartphone while out & about at craft fairs but know nothing of Android databases.
>>> 
>>> Failing an Android version of DataPerfect, can anyone suggest a suitable database please.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> 
>>> Michael
>>> 
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