Helix Express 4.5 Product Information
Powerful database solutions are easy with Helix Express 4.5!
A Professional Information Management System
Using words and icons instead of programming code, Helix Express gives you the ability to easily develop powerful business applications...applications that save you time and money. Whether you're running a company, managing a department, overseeing a project, directing an assocation or supplying professional services, you'll solve your information management problems right away with Helix Express.
Use the system that set the standard in its class. Helix Express will help you manage your...
contacts, schedules, activity planning/tracking, mailing lists, order entry/invoicing, time and billing, accounting, AR/AP, inventory, assets, projects, document versions, workflow, graphics, CD-ROM files, multimedia, document storage, to-do lists, customer info., customer service calls, personal finances, proposals & bids, payroll, keyword based info., personnel files
and much, much more...
Why is Helix Express 4.5 the world's most powerful and easy to use relational database?
Because it's The Database for People Who Don't Think in Code. (tm)
Instead of wearing yourself out with frustrating, hard-to-learn programming language, with Helix Express, you'll enjoy . . .
Easy Graphical Programming Interface
The friendly visual interface helps to get powerful solutions up & running quickly. Helix Express is flexible, so application design can be quickly and easily modified.
- Icon-based development environment
- No programming code, no procedural language
- Over 120 calculation tiles to perform arithmetic and trignometric functions, manipulate text, manipulate documents, compare data, generate financials and more . . .
- Custom menus are easily designed in seconds
- Unlimited form design options to generate sophisticated reports and user-friendly forms
As your business grows, you can use the relational capabilites of Helix Express to grow with you. Helix Express is very fast in Multi-user operation due to the innovative Client-Server technology which is built-in to Helix Express.
- Based on fast Helix Client/Server technology-not slow file server technology
- Multi-user ready -- Helix Express includes free Server software with each package & fully functional demonstration client software for testing your database in a true Client-Server environment.
- Built-in Multi-user innovations which include real-time database updating and referential integrity
- Password protection available for each client
- Simultaneous form access
- Instant client to server access with client save structure
- Add additional clients with a simple phone call
Three "pre-pregrammed" solutions you can use right out of the box to get you started:
- Contact Manager: keep track of valuable business leads, meetings and appointments
- Document Manager: archive and retrieve your documents with ease
- General Business Manager: track orders, inventory and more
Document Management Technology
Archive and track documents with Helix Express's revolutionary document management technology. Enter, store and track all types of documents -- including graphics, sounds and movies in database fields!
- Track retrieve and auto-launch any document in its native format
- Application-independent -- works with any Macintosh application
- Store on CD-ROM, hard disks and removeables
Other Products and Services
Software Technologies, Inc. (f/k/a Helix Technologies) offers a variety of educational materials, developer products and services, runtime licenses, technical support programs, on-line access (via America On-Line, CompuServe and the Internet), utilities, third party products, consulting and database design referrals, Training courses (Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced, Custom and On-site) as well as developer and user seminars and conferences.
Helix Express 4.5 package contents
- Reference Manual, 620 pages
- User's Guide, 300 pages
- Serial Number and Enablement keys
- Quick Reference Card
- Helix Express 4.5 Software (full mode)
- Helix Express Server Software
- Helix Express Client Software (demo mode if not a licensed owner)
- Helix Utility
- Helix Update Collection
- Helix Developer Directory on Disk
- Ready to Go Solutions: Contact Manager, Business Manager, Document Manager
Supports all models of Macintosh, Macintosh Plus and greater. AppleShare, MultiFinder, System 7, 32 bit addressing, Publish and Subscribe, Power PC Native.
Apple Macintosh, 2MB of memory, Macintosh compatible hard disk drive, System 6.0.5 or higher. Publish and Subscribe, External Document Storage and Apple Event Externals require System 7.
Layouts/form designs: Unlimited
File Relationships: Unlimited
Open windows: Unlimited
Number of Reports per file: Unlimited
Levels of search criteria: Unlimited
External Document Storage: Unlimited
Sort levels: 128
Number of files open at once: Unlimited
Copy protection: None
Field length: Up to 32,500 characters per field. BLOB size limited only by size of available storage space.
Data types: Text, Number, Fixed Point Number, Document (BLOB), Picture, Date/Time, Flag, Keyword
Network: All Macintosh compatible networks
Helix's Innovative Database Technology
Did you know that . . .
Helix was one of the FIRST software products developed for the Macintosh?
Helix was the FIRST client/server database for the Mac?
Helix was the FIRST to offer a visual, icon-based database development environment (graphical interface)?
Helix was the FIRST to support Binary Large Objects (BLOBs, documents)?
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Last modified: December 27, 1997
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