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Exploring Organizer by APTE, Inc.
The tutorial Lotus Organizer is missing and then some.
Ive used Lotus Development Corporations Organizer program ever since it came out (v1.0) and always wondered why it did not contain a tutorial. Using the on-line help offered is good, reading the manual is better but learning how all the features can help me without solid visual examples is a shortcoming this excellent program has always lacked. Enter APTE, Inc., a company specializing in multimedia training, including but not limited to tutorial programs for established products on the PC and MAC platforms.
Usage and observations
It takes 60-90 minutes to utilize all the features of Exploring Organizer. It is very thorough and just takes time. A little bit of thinking as to why and how it does what it does will serve you well in the long run. I would have liked using the program better if it added a icon to the smart icon set included with Lotus Organizer. Trying to add it to the Icon Bar in Organizer worked when I redirected an existing icon to execute the program but the programs built-in icon did not appear, nor could it be made to appear. Speedy steps and quick questions make for ideal additions to the Organizer program but they can not be accessed from within the base program.
APTE, Inc. is small enough that obtaining quick, knowledgeable and program literate help is no problem. This is the advantage of dealing with small companies in this age of over-structured program creating software giants.
MSRP: $49.95; 10-user network pack $200.00; 50-user network