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THE PROFESSIONAL BOOK MINDER
BOOK, MAGAZINE, NEWSPAPER CATALOGING SYSTEM
VERSION 1.00

HomeCraft Computer Products
P.O. Box 974
Tualatin, OR 97062









This disk contains version 1.00 of The Professional Book
Minder dated 06-21-90. This disk contains the following files:


BOOKS.EXE - Introduction and copyright notice
BOOKSPGM.EXE - Main Menu and program
UTILITY.EXE - Catalog maintenance functions
*.DOC - Introduction and documentation
BOOKS.DA* - Data files (created by the software)
MENU.OVL - File required for program to run
READ.ME - How to get started
BRUN30.EXE - File required for program to run
PRINT.EXE - File to print the documentation
INTRO.DOC - This file
MANUAL.DOC - Main part of the user manual
APPNDX.DOC - Appendix for user manual
BOOKCAT.PRO - File that holds software settings
CONFIG.SYS - Sample CONFIG.SYS file containing the settings
needed by The Professional Book Minder


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BOOK MINDER is a specialty computer data base system specifically
designed for collectors, reasearches, and other people who like
books or magazines. It makes cataloging a library easy; allows
you to find magazine articles that may have been virtually lost
previously; and provides a permanent, easy to update catalog of your
library.

An index card file works fine - you can locate books by title, and
with some extra effort you can cross indexing by author also. But
maintaining index cards is time consuming and tedious. I've never
enjoyed spending hours putting index cards in alphabetical order.
Using an IBM PC (or compatible) computer, and the Book Minder
software, you can catalog and find books by title, author,
subject, or any of 19 other traits. You can also easily find
books using complex multiple cross references. For example, you could
find all of the technical articles, written in 1982, about comets,
that were written by Carl Sagon and published in Omni Magazine.

Book Minder is unique in that it actually provides three
software versions in one package. Each version builds on the previous
one, allowing you to catalog your library in a step by step manner.

Book Minder has a capacity of up to 10,000,000 entries per
data file. An unlimited number of data files may be used.


SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Professional Book Minder will run on an IBM PC, XT,
AT, PS/2 or compatible with a minimum of 256K of memory. A hard disk is
highly recommended, but floppy disks may be used (up to 800 entries can
be stored on a floppy). An 80 column printer is required for printed
reports.


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USER-SUPPORTED SOFTWARE

This software has been placed in circulation under the
user supported concept. Non-profit groups and individuals
are encouraged to make copies of this disk and distribute it
to their members and friends as long as the software is
provided at no cost. A distibution charge of up to $10 may
be charged to cover the cost of diskettes, handling and duplicating,
if prior written permission is obtained from the author.

Under the user-supported concept, you are given a
complete, working software free. If you find you are using
this software, a contribution of $59.95 is suggested. Your
registration will help keep us in business and allow us to make
furthrer improvements. (Please add $3 for shipping, $5 for shipping
to P.O. Boxes or Canada, $8 outside North America).

The contribution will make you a registered user. As a
registered user you are entitled to free updates, support, and a
current copy of the user's manual and software.
A registration form can be displayed and printed from a
prompt on the introductory screen.


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DISCLAIMER

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES,
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES ARE EXPRESSLY AND
SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED. NEITHER HOMECRAFT COMPUTER PRODUCTS
NOR ANYONE ELSE WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE CREATION,
PRODUCTION, OR DELIVERY OF THIS SOFTWARE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR
ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES
ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE SUCH SOFTWARE EVEN
IF HOMECRAFT COMPUTER PRODUCTS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR CLAIMS.

This disclaimer shall be governed by the laws of
the State of Oregon and shall inure to the benefit of Steven
C. Hudgik, his successors, administrators, heirs and assigns.



MORE INFORMATION

For more information on other HomeCraft
software products contact:

Steve Hudgik
HomeCraft Computer Products
P.O. Box 974
Tualatin, OR 97062








 Steve Hudgik
HomeCraft Computer Products
P.O. Box 974
Tualatin, OR 97062






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Archive   : PROBKMND.ZIP
Filename : INTRO.DOC

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