ACT!Laboratory.com

Welcome to my Laboratory

Chief Scientist: Rick Shaddock
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Experiment

Status

Conclusion

See how much faster a huge database of 700 Megabytes runs when divided in to two databases. Determine if it is the large Activity count ( or the Contacts (47,346) In progress
7/20/2006
 
Conversion of ACT! 8.0 back to ACT 6.0 Completed
3/2006
We can convert forward and backwards now.
"Reversal of Aging" accomplished
Stretching the ACT! Activities Regarding field to the maximum width Completed 10/2006 We can widen this field up to 254 without corruption.
Conversion of ACT! 7.0 back to ACT 6.0 Completed 10/2005 We can convert forward and backwards now.
"Reversal of Aging" accomplished
Crack secret code to unlock ALL the 157 ACT! tables Complete 3/2005 Now we can access all the data, not just the Basic 7
Data extraction from ACT! 7.0 using ODBC Complete 1/2005 New process developed - useful for conversions
Importing 1 million records into ACT! 7.0 to see if it will crash In progress It did not crash, but certain functions were very slow
NetLinks folder - launching TXT, XLS and other types In progress  
Importing 1 million records into ACT! 6.0 to see if it will crash Complete It did not crash, but certain functions were very slow

ACT 6.0 Setup with Internet Explorer 5.0 (needs 5.5)

Complete It works with Windows Registry changes
Determine if TeleMagic records can import into ACT! Planned  
Determine if SharkWare records can import into ACT! Complete Yes. Sharkware conversion process developed
Find a way to sort by ACT! Record Manager Complete AddOn developed
Determine if Oracle Small business records can import into ACT! Cancelled  
Determine if SalesForce records can import into ACT! Complete Yes. SalesForce conversion process developed
Crosstab Analysis of ACT! data Complete AddOn developed
Determine if Maximizer records can import into ACT! Complete Yes. Maximizer conversion process developed
Changing Label Text on Sales Opportunity Dialog Other Lab Duane Anderson developed successful technique
Determine if Goldmine records can import into ACT! Complete Yes. Goldmine conversion process developed
Importing 1 million records into ACT! 5.0 to see if it will crash Complete It did not crash, but certain functions were very slow
Importing 1 million records into ACT! 4.0 to see if it will crash Complete It did not crash, but certain functions were very slow
Importing 1 million records into ACT! 3.0 to see if it will crash Complete It did not crash, but certain functions were very slow
Try to create own artificial ACT! work alike with FoxPro Cancelled Monster project, worked slowly and looked hideous.  Cloning not authorized
Direct edits of ACT! database with FoxPro Complete Records can be edited, but not appended
Importing 1 million records into ACT! 2.0 to see if it will crash Complete Crashed, froze up
Importing 1 million records into ACT! 1.0 to see if it will crash Complete Crashed, froze up

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Shaddock Foundation
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ACT Consultants Association

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