FScruiser • NatCDE’s successor • Windows CE • Will operate on any CE handheld.
Characteristics • Small – around 300k • Fast – no hourglasses during data entry • Stable – crashes rare or non-existent, incorruptible database • Intuitive – hours of training vs. days • Universal – one cruise data file used from cruise design through processing
Easy Cruise Establishment • Pull-down list contents are created on the fly from related tables • Establishment information may be checked for cruise design flaws or pitfalls • Imported from cruise design program
Customizable • Which fields are visible and their order • Custom data validation ranges and lists • Customizations stay with the cruise file, or may be exported and distributed as templates
Intuitive Data Entry • Design and testing by timber cruisers • Data validation on the fly • Touchscreen or keyboard data entry • Tally screen quick and easy to setup and use
Timetable • Fall 2002 – alpha testing • Winter 2002-2003 – beta testing • Summer 2003 – field-ready beta version Contact: Matt Oberle 970.295.5752 email@example.com http://www.fs.fed.us/fmsc/measure/cruising/fscruiser/