TOP DOG IN DATA PUBLISHING

CatBase is available in two Editions: Enterprise, and Data Chameleon. Both Editions are available for Macintosh and Windows, and in single- or multi-user configurations. The following Comparison Chart describes the differences between the Editions:

CatBase Editions Feature Comparison Chart

Feature

Enterprise

Edition

Data
Chameleon

Edition

Maximum no. of records (per table)
Unlimited
Unlimited
Maximum number of Database Projects
Unlimited
Unlimited
Add/Delete Tables and Fields
YesYes
Manage the relationships between your data tablesYesYes
Form Design Wizard (Design your data entry forms)
YesYes
Customisable List ViewsYesYes
Run Scripts
YesYes
Send Emails
YesYes
"Quick Letter" (word processing/mail merge)
Included in the Single-User version; optional extra in Multi-User versionIncluded in the Single-User version; optional extra in Multi-User version
Multi-lingual Spelling Checker (English, French, German, Norwegian, Spanish)
YesYes
Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References (works with Adobe InDesign)YesYes
Create barcodesYesYes

Import Data From:



     Comma-delimited (CSV) filesYesYes
     Custom Delimited file (you specify the field and record delimiters)Yes
Yes
     DBF fileYes
Yes
     Excel (.xls, .xlsx)
Yes
Yes
     Fixed-length text fileYes
Yes
     MySql DatabaseNoYes
     ODBC Source (MS Sql Server etc.)NoYes
     Tab-delimited text fileYes
Yes
     XML fileYes
Yes
Publish Data to:

     ExcelYes
Yes
     InDesign CS 5 and later (including CC - Creative Cloud)Yes
Yes
     Microsoft WordYes
Yes
     MySql DatabaseNoYes
     ODBC Data Source (MS Sql Server etc.)NoYes
     Plain TextYes
Yes
     QuarkXPressYes
Yes
     RTF (Rich Text Format)Yes
Yes
     XMLYes
Yes
Publishing Options

     Automatically include Images in your PublicationsYes
Yes
     Create Rules to determine what to publish or omit, and/or how to style the dataYesYes
     Perform Calculations on numerical data as it is publishedYesYes
     Create multiple Publishing Styles to publish your data in different waysUnlimitedUnlimited
     Create Publishing Projects to automate the production of your publicationsUnlimitedUnlimited
     Publish your data as tables in various stylesYesYes
     Create text boxes "on the fly" and fill them with data and images (QuarkXPress and Adobe InDesign only; requires Xtags plugin)YesYes
     Apply text formatting with Paragraph Styles and Character StylesYesYes
Event SchedulerYesYes
"Search & Replace" feature to make global changesYesYes
Organise your data into Categories with any number of levelsYesYes
Set Manager: Manage selections of data according to your criteriaYesYes
Maintain an Audit Trail of all modifications made to your databaseYesYes
Create Memos to add reminders to individual recordsYesYes
Multi-User version available
YesYes









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