PRO120 Data Base Management Package, Binary Kit Only, for the
Professional-300 Series Version: V2, February 1984
Author: R. DiMarco, South East Queensland Electricity Board, Brisbane,
Submitted by: Ian Calhaem, Ph.D., Dept. of Scientific and Indus.
Research, Wellington, New Zealand
Operating System: RT-11 V5.1 Source Language: MACRO-11 Memory
Required: 20KW Hardware Required: VT52, VT100, ISC or 7VI912 terminal
Keywords: Data Base Management, Professional-300 Series - RT-11
Abstract: The database package was designed to allow small,
homogeneous databases to be quickly set up and
manipulated. The package provides the user with the
. An extremely simple method of defining the structure
of the records which make up the database.
. A screen oriented database editor, which allows
records to be created, edited and deleted. The editor
supports protected and database managed fields. The
editor was designed so that persons with little computer
experience (i.e., typists, clerks, etc.) can use it.
. A report generation package, which allows specific
records to be selected, and reports generated. The
records to be included in the report can be sorted by
any field within the record, and the report format can
be easily modified.
. A FORTRAN interface which allows records in the
database to be readily accessed from a FORTRAN mainline
program. Fields within a record can be accessed via
their logical names. A FORTRAN interface is also
provided to the sorting module, in the event that the
user needs to implement a special application program.
The FORTRAN interface also allows the user to access two
or more databases simultaneously.
. A menu program is included to allow the user to
change between the various application programs without
the knowledge of their computer interfacing.
This version (V2) of the Data Base Management Package
includes an easier method of defining and establishing a
database, and a much larger manual. The procedures
discussed in the manual are illustrated in a pre-built
database for managing telephone information which is
Notes: To obtain the sources order DECUS No. PRO-119.
Restrictions: PRO support requires V5.1 or later.
Sources not included.
Media (Service Charge Code): Two RX50 Diskettes (JB) Format: RT-11
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