DBASE III or DBASE IV. Not DBASE II format.
> On Dec 29, 2020, at 12:17 PM, Corey Bailey <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Mickey,
> You might want to try Filemaker Pro: https://www.claris.com/filemaker/
> It ain't free (or cheap) but it will do the job & may import your DBASE files.
> Happy 2021,
> Corey Bailey Audio Engineering
> On 12/29/2020 10:20 AM, Mickey Clark wrote:
>> Hello-I used to use DBASE to catalog my collection. When I moved away from Windows XP, the DBASE program would no longer work and I started using LibreOffice . The drawback of these newer programs is that they do not maintain the native order of the file with separate index files, rather every field sorted becomes the order of the file.
>> I had a fire at my shop in which about 2/3 of my collection was lost. As I replace copies of the records that were lost, I add "NC" which is shorthand for new copy so that I am aware of the updated record.
>> I still refer to my original DBASE file to see if I had a particular record before the fire. These newer programs discard this valuable information which has a negative effect on the catalog-Mickey Clark
>> Mickey Clark
>> 710 Westminster Avenue West
>> Penticton BC
>> V2A 1K8