Is the database compatible with other programs?
Excerpt from a newsgroup thread:
Q: I have been warned about software that is not compatible with CSV database programs (comma separated value). I don't know a lot about the technicalities, but I do want to be able to change to or integrate with other database programs. Can someone explain whether the databases in Codedcolor are proprietary or universal?
A: At the moment, we only provide the default XML database for CodedColor. At a later time, we will enhance connectivity by adding support for Microsoft Access. If you want to view or transfer the image data from the database now, you have to export it to XML and open the result in a texteditor or the Internet Explorer. The output FILES.XML is a plaintext (ASCII) file, which is sort of an enhanced CSV format. Most modern databases are capable of importing this format.
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