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#481 TheRealMikeDr


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Posted 25 May 2016 - 11:37



Tried that a number of times with the same result. I am now wondering whether there is a minimum Ram or Memory needed, I am using a Mac Mini 1.4 GHz 4 GB Memory. It would be odd but could it be the problem?


That's possible - your screenshot looks like corrupt data but it could also be something not rendering properly due to lack of memory. That said - Activity Monitor shows it's only using 25 megs of ram when running on my machine so it's unlikely that's the case.

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Posted 28 May 2016 - 16:22

I've realized that I have enough pens to warrant tracking the who/what/when/where/ect.   This is a perfect system for what I need.
Any plans for making a copy and re-titling it "Fountain Pen Ink Inventory"?  I do realize that, as a database, this could be used for both pens and ink as-is.  Just was on my mind as the other thing I need to start tracking!
Many thanks for putting this software up for everyone!

There is a drop down for ink.



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Posted 03 June 2016 - 21:37

Very nice work, Thanks!



#484 migo


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Posted 09 June 2016 - 19:46

WOW! Such an amazing and useful tool. Extremely grateful to Jonro for spending the time and effort in creating this database.

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Posted 10 June 2016 - 03:34

I have tried and tried again today to get this to work but no matter how many times I download it I still get an incomplete version so I am afraid I have given up on this and built my own database, probably not as good as this one but serviceable.

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Posted 04 July 2016 - 20:19

Great resource! Very kind of you to share with us for free.



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Posted 21 August 2016 - 02:02

Jonro, thanks so much for making this available.  I downloaded it this afternoon and it installed without a hitch.  Looks so good, and I'm very happy to have found it at the beginning of my collecting rather than later on... 

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Posted 23 October 2016 - 21:39

THANK YOU Jonro. I had been trying to keep track in a Pages document which didn't work in the slightest. Discovered your database and it is fantastic. Thank you for all the work you did to create this and then allowing everyone else to use it as well.

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