Data Base Management Software

A User's Manual

Basic Programs

MANPAGE Description Source
dbbatch
Generates new IDB file from a tab-separated input deck Perl
dbnoromal
Generates a new compressed data file (CDB) Perl
dbprint
Prints a formatted output using a template file (FDB) C code
dbputaway
Put documents in the Data Base e-file Perl
dbreport
Generate an HTML page from the Data Base Perl
tabset
Substitute explicit space characters for tabs C code

Example Data Files

File Description
parts.idb Input data base entries
parts.cdb Compressed and normalized data base entries
parts.fdb Format file for dbprint
parts.pdb Print/display file names for dbreport
parts.sdb Syntax file for field checking by dbnormal
parts.tdb Tab settings for tabset