Until now, unless
you were trained in computer programming, you've been unable
to realize the full potential of your personal computer.
That's why we created
Cornerstone, the first sophisticated database system designed
specifically for the non-programmer.
for sales managers who don't want to spend nights organizing
the next day's calls.
It's for personal
directors who never know what kind of report they'll be asked
It's for professionals
who use Lotus 1-2-3 for budget forecasting, but need
help managing all kinds of information.
It's for entrepreneurs
with their own growing businesses.
It's for research
scientists and accountants, plant managers and engineers.
(It's even for
programmers who are too busy to spend needless time programming.)
It's for everyone
who wants to get more from a personal computer.
- 8,000,000 characters
- 120 files per
- 255 saved formats
- 160 fields per
- Any and all
fields can be indexed.
- Each field may
have multiple values (up to 255).
- Up to 4,000
characters per record, exapandable by subrecords (all records
are variable length).
- Unique subrecord
feature allows information to be organized in a natural
- Each record
can contain hundreds of subrecords. Each subrecord may contain
up to 4000 characters.
- Strings: up
to 255 characters per value (expandable, using multiple
- Numbers: 15
decimal digits of precision per field. Flexible display
styles include dollar signs and commas.
- Dates: over
100 different display formats supported. Date arithmetic.
- Time: over 10
different display formats supported. Time arithmetic.
- Boolean: expressed
as True/False; T/F; Yes/No; or Y/N.
user-specified set of choices; such as [Red, White, Blue]
or [Cash, C.O.D., Net 30, Net 60].
- Derived: calculated
from other fields in the same or related files.
sets of fields grouped as a unit within a file. In effect,
a file within a file.
- Powerful context-specific
help. Explains available commands, most recent error messages,
and even allowable data values.
command structure. Commands entered by typing or choosing
from the menu. Menus can be hidden for sophisticated users.
report writer. Allows different formats to be used for entering,
viewing and selecting records.
- Any field can
be indexed at any time (indexing enhances the speed of sorting
and selecting operations).
- Thorough data
checking. Includes minimum and maximum values, unique values,
mandatory fields and automatic filling in of fields.
- On-Disk tutorial,
Beginner's Guide, and Owner's Handbook.
- Advanced database
structures including multi-valued fields, enumerated data
type and subrecords.
- Complex selection
(search) criteria are storeable for repeated use.