9578Re: [fhctech] OT : Obituary data base program
- Mar 1, 2006Hi Peter:-----Bob H---------- Original Message -----From: PeterSent: Wednesday, March 01, 2006 9:41 PMSubject: Re: [fhctech] Re: OT : Obituary data base programAt 08:48 AM 3/1/06, you wrote:
>I would suggest a program called Follio Views. It is used on the
>Internet and by the Church for very large databases. You can have
>certain key fields or search on any word or phrase. It has been
>used to create a searchable database of the scriptures, the US 1880
>census and several of the other Family History Resource File
>entries. If the database file has an extension of ".nfo" it was
>created using Follio Views. The data is indexed and compressed in
>the final form which makes it much harder to extract the data in
>Just a thought,
Yes I am very familiar with that one as I have some of the databases
Any Idea on how to get hold of this program.
(Besides the obvious phone call to church HQ.)
Thanks for the suggestion.
> > In a message dated 2/28/2006 8:31:54 P.M. US Mountain Standard
>Time, peter.van.schaik@... writes:
> > Honorable Techies ,
> > A sister in our ward has a collection of almost a thousand
> > aboriginal people from southern Alberta , collected over the
>last twenty to
> > thirty years from the local newspaper.
> > We have found out that we are not allowed to copy these and
> > them in book format or JPG images on CD .
> > But to make the information available to other researchers we
> > the names and info and compile an index .
> > Which of course would be better and easier to search anyway.
> > Now before we are going to re-invent the wheel (read;database)
>in the form of
> > MS Excel or MS Acces , we would like to ask if any of you are
>aware of a program
> > that will be able to do this.
> > Some of the features that we would like to see;
> > Sorting on names, dates, places.
> > Searchable across all fields.
> > Preferable searchable as a string or part name, or with wild
> > Ease of editing / adding of new material.
> > Protection of data grabbers !!!! While this is a volunteer
>project and will be
> > free to anyone we would not like it if some company
>would "borrow" the info
> > for their own gain.
> > How about setting it up as a web page ? What would be involved
>to set it up
> > as a free web page ?
> > Any and all suggestions welcome.
> > Thank you.
> > Peter
> > Peter........in Lethbridge,Alberta,Canada.
> > Genealogy .... chasing your own Tale !
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