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#5166970 - 10/19/11 01:39 PM Documenting Collections?
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I apologize if this topic has been breached before, but I am wondering what everyone uses to document their collection. Any particular software? I tried Comic Collector about 10 years ago and found it unwieldy. I currently keep a spreadsheet in Excel, and I am currently working on an Access form to use the spreadsheet database.

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#5166984 - 10/19/11 01:43 PM Re: Documenting Collections? [Re: CntrlScrutinizr]
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I use a program called 'BOOXTER' very friendly, easy to use and I can export it to several formats if I need to. I dig it.

It's for the Mac only - which is probably why it's awesome.

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#5206513 - 11/04/11 03:58 PM Re: Documenting Collections? [Re: Dr. Balls]
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I use a SQL database with a web front-end that I wrote... and am always updating... ugh.

Seems like, as long as you've got a database, you can always mess around with how you get/set the data that's in it.
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#5208223 - 11/05/11 04:04 AM Re: Documenting Collections? [Re: Schmakt]
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#5375003 - 01/14/12 04:01 PM Re: Documenting Collections? [Re: nmtg9]
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#5377556 - 01/15/12 07:52 PM Re: Documenting Collections? [Re: 999ghosts]
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#5377570 - 01/15/12 07:57 PM Re: Documenting Collections? [Re: oakman29]
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I created a simple database in openoffice. Works well but all I'm really looking
for is something to enter in comics I buy and print out the infomation for shows.
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#5377822 - 01/15/12 09:54 PM Re: Documenting Collections? [Re: 999ghosts]
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#5377994 - 01/15/12 10:43 PM Re: Documenting Collections? [Re: TijuanaDagger]
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#5450503 - 02/15/12 03:29 PM Re: Documenting Collections? [Re: thehumantorch]
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 Originally Posted By: thehumantorch
I created a simple database in openoffice. Works well but all I'm really looking
for is something to enter in comics I buy and print out the infomation for shows.


Just updating in this thread. I am a mac-user, and was looking for something I could access on my iPhone if I were out and needed to see if I had a comic in my collection, etc.

Booxter and Collectorz both did not work for me (Booxter's app didn't work and Collectorz wouldn't import data) so I opted for a spreadsheet.

After importing my information, I store my file on Dropbox, and I can access it at work, home or on my iPhone. Works amazingly well. I wish it had the functionality of Booxter or Collectorz, but I can live with it.

BTW, I despise Microsoft products, I installed iWork's Numbers, and it is way friendlier than Excel.
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