- Architosh Staff ([email protected])
- 18 Jan 2001
Macworld SF 2001 - AEC Report - p4
Report Index. This is a multi-page and multi-document report so come back later for further segments:
- What AEC document tools were shown at the Macworld Expo?
- How do I print my AEC documents?
- How do I print my CAD/3D documents in large format?
- How do I work with my AEC documents in the field?
- How do I photo-document my AEC projects? New!
- What tools can I use for digital photo editing? New!
- How do I manage my digital media files? New!
- How do I showcase/promote/publish my AEC work? New!
How do I work with my AEC documents in the field?
The Palm platform has a 80% marketshare, a tremendous lead over rivals Symbian and Windows CE PDA platforms. While the others have up to hundreds of software applications, the Palm platform has thousands and thousands. A good percentage of the best of them are fully cross-platform for the Macintosh.
FracInches is freeware that converts fractional inches to decimal metric units. Very handy for AEC pros. GPCalc is freeware that given two values will automatically TAONote is a Taoist-like software where you interrelation your ideas. Documents To Go for Mac is the solution that helps you take everyday files with you on your Palm for viewing. PC to Mac is a helper application for assisting in installing PC Palm OS files through your Macintosh. SimpleInstall is a similar application. PocketCites allows you to work with EndNote from the Macintosh, enabling you to make citations in the library on your Palm and then sync them later on the Mac with EndNote.
My Books is a simple database for keeping track and organizing your collection of books, including dates for returning to the library and review features. FotoLog is a handy tools for keeping track of photographic information like date, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, lens focus, etc. WebWizard Color helps you keep track of websites you hear about and read about when you are not near your computer. Password Keeper helps you manage your many passwords (that you use on your computer).
FM Sync is a popular database conduit for JFile databases. The product works to connect and sync FileMaker files on the Mac with JFile databases on the Palm. And of course there is FileMaker's FileMaker Mobile. To compare this productwhich is cross-platformwith the FM Sync product click here.
Palm File Converter is also useful database software for Palm handhelds and is made by FM Sync Software.
Time Management Solutions
TimeCalc helps the busy professional who needs to calculate time charges easily. For consultants who work by the hour or busy AEC and design pros. BIG To Do expands the to-do list built into the Palm OS and desktop versions into 10 priority categories, doubling the flexibility of the to-do list. Life Balance is a unique program that uses fuzzy math to determine the right priorities the many competiting tasks in your life. Works with the built-in To-Do List in Palm OS and with third party software.
Well, there's a little overview in just a few categories of some Palm OS software that is useful to the busy Palm-carrying professional. In particular FM Sync, JFile, FileMaker Mobile and Documents To Go will help you bring many general business documents with you in the field.
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Mac CAD: Nemetschek NA ships VectorWorks 12 - [1 Nov]
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The New Power Mac G5s - Initial Thoughts -
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