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September, 2006 Edition

Thank you for reading the SYWARE, Inc. monthly newsletter, which provides updates on our mobility products, offers tips, and highlights industry related articles.


Industry News:

News from SYWARE: First ever Visual CE training class scheduled for October 6, 2006.
It's not too late to sign up for the beginner Visual CE and associated tools training class being held October 6, 2006 at the Marriott Boston North in Woburn, MA. This class offers an introduction to database design as well as particulars of using Visual CE to create data entry applications. It is open to anyone; you do not need to be a SYWARE, Inc. customer to attend. The cost is $299 for a full day of instruction and includes a continental breakfast, a box lunch, and an afternoon snack. More details and the course outline are available here. If you would like to attend, please contact Frank Yacano to reserve your spot.

Preview: A sneak peek at new features contained in the upcoming release, Visual CE 10.
Visual CE Version 10 is code complete and scheduled for release in mid-fall. It contains a host of new features requested by our users as well as a brand new module available only to Mobile 360 customers. If you are considering a purchase or upgrade to Visual CE 9.3, there's no need to wait for Version 10's release. Everyone that purchases 9.3 from now until the release date will get a free upgrade. You can learn more about what's new in Visual CE 10 here.

Technical Tip from "Dr. DeeBee": Using a Lookup Control in a Macro.
In the midst of a macro, you may want to use a lookup control to look up a value in another table. However, since macros can only contain buttons and a lookup control is not a button, it may not be clear how to do this. Here's how to incorporate a lookup control into a macro.

Article: Microsoft ActiveSync 4.2 Troubleshooting by Chris De Herrera, Microsoft MVP, as seen on
As part of the ActiveSync 4.2 release, Microsoft now includes an ActiveSync Troubleshooter. The troubleshooter analyzes the ActiveSync log files for errors and refers users to the Microsoft website for solutions. This article explains how to access the Troubleshooter and describes the screens, files and e-mails that the troubleshooter displays. If ActiveSync isn't behaving as you expect you may be able to quickly solve the problem by learning how to use ActiveSync Troubleshooter.

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