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Home Inventory Master

Author:Baxter Camp [Send Author Email]

April 04, 2004

....NOTE: Updated **3/29/04** to include **corrected readmefirst.txt file**. This applet includes separate documentation for both Pocket PC and Palm OS® users. As a result it might take a few minutes to download.This application is designed to make the documentation and management of categories (groups)or types of inventory records an easy task. It consists of two databases: HomeInvCategory and HomeInvDetail ....NOTE for HanDBase® beginners.... This applet contains complete user documentation in Acrobat Reader format. It is almost at the tutorial level, with screen shots and thorough instructions for its use by both Palm and Pocket PC users. It also has complete database definition descriptions and forms definition descriptions. The forms have been tailored for both the Palm and Pocket PC environments.

Has Data:Yes
Has Forms:Yes
Sorting:The HomeInvCategory database is sorted alphabetically by category name. The HomeInvDetail database is sorted alphabetically by category name in one view and is sorted alphabetically by description in another view.

Show HomeInvCategory database records

In alphabetic sequence by category name

With a total cost value of all the detail records in that category

And a grand total of all categories.

NOTE: The HomeInvDetail database records must be in Category sequence for this report.

Show HomeInvDetail database records by Category

In alphabetic sequence by category name

With a cost value subtotal by category

And a cost value grand total of all items.

Show HomeInvDetail database records by Description

Listed alphabetically by description

NOTE: Valid subtotal and total cost value reports are not available with records in description sequence.


Flexible Design

The design of this application, with a separate database for inventory categories permits the user to enter the number of categories required to meet his/her needs.

Categories are not pre-defined, thus the user is free to choose the names he/she desires for the categories.

The user may also choose the names for any detailed inventory item records.

Intended Use

This application is intended for home use. Although it may be of value in other environments.


The user should be aware that the security features of HanDBase® have not been activated. These features may be activated by the user as deemed necessary.


A user manual in Acrobat Reader format is provided (it takes up most of the space in the application zip file). The manual contains PDA screen images using the sample data provided.

The manual is divided into five sections that relate to its use.

1- The first section discusses what some of the data items are that you may wish to record.

2- The second section addresses where the different types of data should be recorded.

3- The third section discusses how the data should be recorded.

4- The fourth section provides instructions for printing reports from the databases.

5- The fifth section provides documentation for detailed definition of the databases and forms .

Version:HanDBase v.3.0x or greater
File:homeinvmaster.zip          Downloads: This Month 58 / Total* 5347
Note:MAC Users will need to enter the filename homeinvmaster.zip when saving this file.
* since October 1, 2000.

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