I second Larry's comment. Access drove me nuts too, and wasn't worth the
I use a single template but maintain separate databases for my cylinders,
78s, LPs, CDs, radio broadcasts, and videos. Every once in a while I merge
them into a single database. I love the ease with which I can search &
sort in FileMaker.
On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 3:54 PM, Larry Friedman <[log in to unmask]>
> Hi Sam,
> I used to use Microsoft Access, but its fussiness made me crazy. Now I use
> Filemaker Pro. It's not perfect, but it's user-friendly and eminently
> workable. I recommend it.
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> I'm taking an informal survey to see what kind of database applications
> any subscribers are using to catalog their personal collections. Brian?
> Beyond Category? An Access app? A Filemaker one?
> I know there are a lot of file tag utilities out there. I think Tom F.
> especially recommended PerfectMeta (correct me if I'm wrong). But what I'd
> really like to know of are tools that you use for personal cataloging of
> CDs, LPs, 78s, etc. In particular, tools you really like!
> Sam Brylawski
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