Troopmaster V4.0 Release (Long)
Rodger Morris (rlm@SUNED1.NSWSES.NAVY.MIL)
Tue, 13 Sep 1994 12:05:07 PDT
>> Can anyone provide a comparison as to how friendly Troopmaster (or other
>> software) is as regards this issue, and/or other thought about your
>> favorite software packages?
>> p.s.: We have an IBM 386.
>Troopmaster software is one of the best pieces of software and
>I recommend highly.
>They have a good hotline which has been very responsive.
>they are coming out with a new version (upgrade) to fix a few deficiencies
>which will be great.
Disclaimer: I have no interest, financial or otherwise, in the family owned
business that produces Troopmaster. Now, herewith the contents of the
upgrade flyer I received in the mail on Monday, 12 SEP 94:
TROOPMASTER PLUS 4.0
With latest BSA rules changes!
We've added Family Life as an Eagle-required MB plus nearly 100
- Handles 200 scouts plus more scout/adult special awards, more training
courses, and up to 500 activities
- Scout training, Order of the Arrow (OA), breaks in service
- Expanded vehicle and medical alert info, more remarks
- Adult leader OA and breaks in service, spouse, vehicles
- More adult leader positions, including Patrol Advisor
- User defined lead positions can count toward auto credit
- Export data to ASCII files for import into other software
- Enter combined camp/hike as one single activity
- Automatically copy backed up data onto another computer
- Computer memory requirements substantially reduced!
Faster, Easier Data Entry:
- Credit merit badges in progress thru group advancement
- Transfer senior Scout to archive _and_ adult leaders file
- Credit scout attendance fom troop list o by patrol
- "Auto Promote" feature for new school grade field
- Easier Scout and adult leader name selection
New and Improved Reports:
- Twelve new reports including Merit Badge Matrix (Eagle MBs or
user-selected), MBs in progress (by badge or by Scout), OA Eligibility, OA
Membership, Troop Vehicles, Selected Remarks (scout and adult), Troop
- Troop Advancement Report (Form 4403) for Council Office
- Optionally incl adults on Troop Phone List, Vehicles Report
- Expanded Recharter Assistance w/Boy's Life, Grade, etc.
- Optionally specify column hdrs for Gen Purpose Worksheet
- Left-hand margins expanded; more "flag" options
Plus many other new features and improvements!
No risk offer - full 90 day money-back guarantee.
Upgrade now at savings up to $60!
Low upgrade price includes program to onvert your current data!
Requires IBM or compatible w/640K, Hard Drive, DOS 3.0 or newer.
Then the flier gives upgrade prices varying from $11.95 to $31.95, depending
upon when you bought Troopmaster Plus 3.0, said prices including $2.00 for
shipping and handling. The list price for the software new is $69.95 plus
$2.00 for shipping and handling. Virginia residents are charged 4.5% sales
tax. Their pricing is good until 31 JAN 95.
Troopmaster Software Incorporated
P.O. Box 416
Palmyra, VA 22963-0416
Voice: (804) 589-6788
Fax: (804) 589-9652
I hope this is of some assistance to somebody on this mailing list.
Yours in Scouting,
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City