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It's all about saving space, if I want to continuing using this db engine

 

I am using a free android app called Lit to reduce the picture's file size from 2 to 3 meg to around 100k to reduce the file size of the db cloud save.

 

I will try saving the picture files to a cloud service, then linking the database to the cloud saved picture files, then uploading the db to mementos cloud, and then, maybe other people can open the db and see the pictures of the minis too...

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I am using a Google sheets spreadsheet to keep track off my minis.  I used to use a Microsoft database program i created myself to do it, but once Microsoft wanted me to pay a yearly fee for a product I had already paid for i exported all my data and went to Google. 

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Microsoft's pay to play model is true evil!:devil:

 

I use LibreOffice or Open Office for all my PC office needs. They are both semi-freeware.

 

I would like to have a phone based app for the minis database. Being able to carry around a searchable drool resistant list while attempting asset acquisition is the whole goal of this insanity, well, other than cataloging the collection, and making them easier to find...

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I tried using Libre Office first for my former database,  but I like Google sheets a lot more,  especially since I can bring it up on my Android if I am at a store.  

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I use Libreoffice, as I wrote in an earlier topic...  

 

https://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/78640-keeping-track-of-minis/&tab=comments#comment-1669819

 

There's even a bit about how the spreadsheet is organised. 

 

I wouldn't reccommend OpenOffice, though, as the last update was a year ago.

(They're both 'descended' from the old SUN StarOffice with went OpenSource and changed name to OpenOffice a very long time ago, so they have a lot of the same code.)

When OpenOffice ... lost direction... some years ago, it was 'forked' and most of the programmers jumped ship to LibreOffice. 

 

There is a LibreOffice app for Android, made by Collabora. I haven't tried it, yet, though. 

 

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