Detailed info on features of CactusBase Pro
|Search Facility||This is a powerful facility for filtering entries held in the database based on setting up one or more criteria|
| This contains a large number of new search parameters. Here
is a selection of new features:-
– resets all the search parameters back to default values (clicking on
search should show all entries)
Criteria – allows the
saving and re-use of search criteria sets. The sets are
applied on top of whatever criteria are already set making it possible
to apply more than one criteria set before running the search.
The list of entries displayed in the search can be sent and displayed in TableView to allow more detailed printing of the list..
|TableView||Displays entries on file in a tabulated form.|
using the left mouse button on the Table columns the columns can be resized,
renamed, added, removed, sorted
(ascending or descending) and changed. Double
clicking on an entry will open the corresponding Entry Info Card.
rows, either in continuous or separated blocks, can be highlighted by
using the left mouse button together with CTRL or SHIFT keys. The
highlighted rows can then be printed in table format or the whole list
Print Preview function can be used to make sure the columns output
on paper clearly.
Print Preview function can be used to make sure the columns output on paper clearly.
|TreeView||Displays entries on file in a hierarchical form|
|Wanted List||Same format as
TableView this function allows a list of desired plants to be kept and
printed ready for taking to a nursery or cactus sales. Could use the Notes
column to add a priority to obtaining a plant and then sort the Table on
priority. When a database entry is set to a deceased status you can
optionally get CactusBase to automatically open the Wanted and readied for
immediate adding of the entry to the list.
|Treatment & Repotting Planner||Keep track of plants
that need repotting or when treatments are scheduled.
Can specify the repotting intervals depending on pot size.
Automatically schedule treatments at yearly, half yearly, quarterly, monthly or weekly intervals. Can now store notes on treatments.
|Keep general notes of the year. Useful for spotting or investigating trends such as poor flowering or high fatality rates.|