Use this panel to change Readerware database options, these control
how Readerware stores and displays your data.
Run Default Search on Open
If checked Readerware will run
the default search whenever you start the program or open a new
With this option on you will see the results of your default search
you start Readerware. With it off you will see a blank page. Turning
option off can improve startup time.
Include Image Support
If checked Readerware will
add images for each item you
catalog using auto-catalog or drag & drop. You will be able to
add images for other books.
Images can take up a lot of space, so if
do not need them you can clear this option and no images will
Include Want List in Searches
If checked Readerware
include your want list in database searches.
checked, want list items are excluded from database searches. An item is determined to be in your want list if the
status is Want or Ordered.
Note: This applies to all database searches except when you are searching by Status. If you search the database
for items with a status of Want or Ordered, they will always be returned regardless of how this option is set.
If checked Readerware will automatically
result pages that have changed when they are accessed using the navigation buttons,
Home, Back, Forward.
If unchecked, the page is displayed as is. This may mean that the page
does not reflect the current database state. It is normally OK to leave
this option checked but if reloading a page from history becomes too
because the database has grown very large, you can turn this option off.
Allow Duplicate ISBNs/UPCs
allow duplicate primary keys in the database, the ISBN of a book, the
UPC of an album or video.
checked, Readerware will reject duplicates.
Readerware can display dates in one of three formats, the full date, month and year or year only.
Sometimes you don't have the full date, you might know the exact date you purchased an item but might
only know the year an item was released.
Select the date you want to change from the list and then set the appropriate option.
By default Readerware uses the Table View when you start the program and whenever you change databases.
You can change the default view
and Readerware will use this view at startup and whenever you change
You can also select a specific for each database. If this setting is set to "None", then
Readerware will use the default view you have set when opening this database. If you select a
specific view, Readerware will use this view whenever you open this database.
It is possible to set a different view for each database.
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