New updated data files produced by Lucio & Vittoria Mondolfo which reflect changes in names as determined by the latest popular cactus literature releases.
New information on When and Who Published the original species/synonym name
New Information on When and Who Published the original genus name (information displayed in the Genus Code Table)
New fields for storing Who and When both the accepted name and the synonym names were published
New improved File Requester
New improved printing. Uses the Windows Graphic Device Interface (GDI) for more flexible printing allowing the selection of different typefaces and paper sizes/orientations. There is still the option to use the previous method of direct printing. See the Options section for more details.
Improved Search Facility functions
Better hit rate when searching for User Refs and Collection Number criteria
Ability to search for plants that are n.i. (not identified)
Ability to search for hybrids
Ability to search for entries published by a particular person or on a particular date or range of dates.
A reset button to quickly turn off all search criteria
Integration with future releases of CactusBase allowing the Lexicon name card to be called up from within CactusBase
More interactive Genus Code Table. Double-clicking on an accepted Genus name in the Genus Code table will open the first record corresponding to the genus selected.
Improved Name Card Button search function allowing a variety of quick searches:-
- type just the three letter Genus Code to display first genus entry
- type in just the genus name to display first genus entry
- type in genus code + full species name
- type in full name
Ability to decrypt data files (ie. update files) that have been placed on the Lexicon website on the Internet - www.cactusbase.net.
The window positions and sizes are remembered
The Code Table window size and position is remembered and also automatically sizes the table part within the window
Also many internal changes to improve the handling of the vast quantity of data.