We develop addons written in MS Access which write directly to the Recorder 6 database
and allow complex input forms to be developed. These can help to speed up keying
in data and add validation. These are easy to maintain to meet changing requirements
and can be supplied with a run time library so that MS Access does not have to be
We have already developed several of this type of application and you will only be
charged for additional work which your application requires.
Recorder has a built in Recording Card which is useful for most standard input. These
cards can to some extent be customised. Complex data can also input directly into
the built into the main Observation hierarchy. If you buy Recorder 6 from us we
will be happy to offer advice and guidance on setting up your recording card.
There are also options for validating or manipulating data after it has been input.
Please talk to us if the standard card is not meeting your requirements..
Recorder does allow addin modules to be developed. Unlike the addons we produce
they run from within Recorder and are fully integrated with the product. This does
have its advantages, but they are much more expensive to develop and maintain. We
suggest you contact Dorset Software if you are interested in an addin.