Amstrad Action February 1989 Type-Ins

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The following listings were published in the February 1989 issue of Amstrad Action:


  • Easibase (Giles Park)
  • A.L.P.H.A.B.E.T (Stephen Burgess)
  • UnErase (Benjamin Maizels)



The first thing that you must do is specify the number of fields you want. This can be any number from 1-10 - but only use a field up if you really need it. Then you have a menu of different options to look at. These are selected by pressing either one of the number keys along the top row, or a couple of keys adjacent to them. 0 - Gives a list of yet more options! 1 - Allows you to alter all of the records. To go back to the menu, enter END. 2 - Just lets you at the displayed record only. 3 - Alter one field within the present record only. 4 - Add a field or record anywhere in the file. 5 - Delete a field or record. 6 - Change field names. 7 - Deletes all blank records. 8 - Sorts all the records into alphabetical order. 9 - Search for a particular entry in a field. - - Move to the previous record. |up arrow] - Move to next record.

Even more Once you have selected option 0 from the main menu, you're taken direct to the extra menu. This is for general housekeeping tasks, as follows:- 0 - Swap two fields or two records. 1 - Load a new database. 2 - Save the current database. 3 - Catalogue a tape or disk. 4 - Erase a file from a disk. 5 - Change screen colours. 6 - Go back to the main menu. 7 - Reset the database. 8 - Print all of the records out on a printer.