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Hot topic without new replies   Please change your password on first login   This topic is sticky

Posted by CJ Grady at

It is a good idea for you to change your password the first time you log in to the forums site. You can do this by selecting "My Preferences" from th ...

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Announcement   Please read this first! (Announcement)   This topic is sticky

Posted by CJ Grady at

Welcome to the Specify Forum!



The Specify Forum is a place to ask questions, post helpful tips, or other comments related ...

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Hot topic without new replies   syntax errors?

Posted by Juliana Cardona Duque at

Hi,
does someone know how to enter coordinates into localities?
I'm having a trouble with it.

It's supposed to be in degrees, minutes and seconds ...

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Hot topic without new replies   More than 99999 records

Posted by Leandro Melo de Sousa at

Hi,
We reached our 99999 catalog number in the Fish Collection and the software seems to not accept the 100000. Is there a limit of only 99999 record ...

Posted by Leandro Melo de Sousa at
Thanks Kathy,
It worked just fine!
Best wishes,
Leandro ...
Replies: 2 , Views: 2460

Hot topic without new replies   list of all fields in Specify

Posted by jRosales at

Is there a way to dump all of the fields in specify into a text file? ...

Posted by jean at
Jessica,

I noticed that you posted a message on the Specify user forum, and no users have replied yet. If you have a question for Specify staff, p ...
Replies: 1 , Views: 2617

Hot topic without new replies   PUBLISHED COLLECTIONS

Posted by John Pulgarin at

Hi Folks,
Does anybody know some collections that publish their information in the internet as http://www.nhm.ku.edu/fishes/ or http://webdbs.nhm.ku. ...

Posted by John Pulgarin at
Thank you for your answer. Good information!!

John P. ...
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Hot topic without new replies   Microbiology collection

Posted by John Pulgarin at

Hello Folks,

Does anybody use Specify to manage a microbiology collection? Fungus, bacteria…
I am trying to implement Specify to handle all that ...

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Hot topic without new replies   Specify on Windows Vista Business

Posted by Leandro Melo de Sousa at

Hi all,
Does anyone run Specify in Windows Vista Business edition? Wich SQL Server are you using? (I tried SQL Server 2000 without success).

Best ...

Posted by jean at
Leandro,
I just noticed that you had posted a message to the User Forum and no users have responded yet. Our System Requirements page, http://www.sp ...
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Hot topic without new replies   Get and import Taxonomy Authority Files

Posted by John Pulgarin at

Dear Folks

I would like to know how to get and import some Taxonomy Authority Files from any different place different to Specify forum, like ITIS. ...

Posted by kcoggins at
John,

Here is a suggestion from an email Glenn sent out:

You will need to download and install the Taxonomic WorkBench (TWB) software from the I ...
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Hot topic without new replies   Specify 5.2.3 install

Posted by Paul Valentich-Scott at

We have just installed Specify 5.2.3 to 11 workstations and all seem to be working properly. Quick, easy, painless.

Enjoy!

Paul VS ...

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Hot topic without new replies   Query about DiGIR "enhancement"

Posted by Melissa Winans at

The list of enhancements for version 5.2 states that "Sites can now place Microsoft Access files containing query and text file Darwin Core mappings i ...

Posted by kcoggins at
There is a missing chunk from the documentation below the line...

What should be added that if the DiGIR query does NOT get downloaded from our web ...
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Hot topic without new replies   WorkBench Data Set limited to 2000 records

Posted by Matt at

Hi there,

We have very large spreadsheets containing data at specimen level and want to start storing the data in a proper database. As spreadsheet ...

Posted by kcoggins at
Hello Matt,

The main reason the limit is set to 2000 is that the entire record set is stored in memory. The limit may be re-visited, but likely to ...
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Hot topic without new replies   slowness in Specify/SQL

Posted by Mark Mayfield at

We run SQL Server 2000 on a dedicated SQL database server that is essentially brand new.
While most of the time, we are running pretty smoothly, ther ...

Posted by kcoggins at
Increasing memory enables the tables to be stored in memory and thus increases speed. Also huge log files can cause speed problems. I have copied be ...
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Hot topic without new replies   5.2.1 install without problems

Posted by Paul Valentich-Scott at

Hi Folks -

No issues with the install of the new Specify 5.2.1. We have installed it on about 15 workstations (win 2k and win xp) without any probl ...

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Hot topic without new replies   Specify 5.2 - first impressions are good!

Posted by Paul Valentich-Scott at

Hi Folks -

We have been running Specify 5.2 for about 3 weeks now on 10 workstations. We are very impressed with this upgrade. From our perspective ...

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Hot topic without new replies   Specify web interface crashing with Windows 2003

Posted by CJ Grady at

The documentation says that if you are using Windows 2003 you should use Sun Application Server to avoid crashing. After further testing, it has been ...

Posted by CJ Grady at
I went through the code and found a rogue database connection that was left open. Over time, this was causing a memory error and the Java Virtual Mac ...
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Hot topic without new replies   Download failures

Posted by CJ Grady at

I think that the MemoryError problem when downloading files has been fixed, at least for now. Please let me know if you encounter the error again. W ...

Replies: 0 , Views: 3868

Hot topic without new replies   5.2 web interface

Posted by Mark Mayfield at

Please point me to the instructions for redoing the web interface in 5.2 after upgrading. Can't seem to find the web setup instructions in the new hel ...

Last reply: Re: 5.2 web interface
Posted by Mark Mayfield at
In answer to my own question, see the installation and setup guide that may be accessed at

http://www.specifysoftware.org/Specify/specify/download ...
Replies: 1 , Views: 5136

Hot topic without new replies   Specify 5.2 install - no worries

Posted by Paul Valentich-Scott at

Hi Folks -

Just thought I would post our success on installing Specify 5.2. Yesterday I installed the new version on 10 workstations (win2k & winxp ...

Replies: 0 , Views: 3644

Hot topic without new replies   Specify in a Server and workstations accessing it

Posted by Leandro Melo de Sousa at

Hi there!
I am trying to use Specify as a server in a "computer A", and another in a workstation ("computer B" ) acting as a client.
I followed the ...

Posted by Leandro Melo de Sousa at
Hi Grady,
After some time, I finally got it! Now Specify is accessed by several stations. I instaled it on a machine running "Windows 2000 Server" wi ...
Replies: 11 , Views: 9098
 

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