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The Power of Alpha. A video to share.

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  • Ben S.
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    Very nice demo Lee. It's neat that you incorporated a right-click menu. I like seeing what other people are doing with Alpha. Thanks for sharing!

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  • peteconway
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    Charles - that's me the stunt man.

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  • RobPolley
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    I've been looking for something like this as a way to show and provide information about a very small marina I'm a member of.

    Thanks!

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  • CharlesParker
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    Pete:
    because sometimes a mans gotta do - what a man does..
    LOL
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qq_gZfjf2ZU
    Last edited by CharlesParker; 03-13-2018, 12:18 AM.

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  • peteconway
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    Love it! - Nice work Lee

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  • iRadiate
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    Originally posted by lvasic View Post
    I’m brainstorming: A mobile inventory app for insurance or other purposes. With the ability to capture multiple images of each guitar (or other items) plus the receipt. Plus the history of each item. Plus a fixed-assets report with pictures and original cost. A repository of your collection.
    Yes, that would definitely be a very useful tool, I've often thought it would be nice to have an app for insurance purposes.

    Nice guitars Pete .. I have a few myself :-)

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  • lvasic
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    I’m brainstorming: A mobile inventory app for insurance or other purposes. With the ability to capture multiple images of each guitar (or other items) plus the receipt. Plus the history of each item. Plus a fixed-assets report with pictures and original cost. A repository of your collection.

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  • peteconway
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    hmmmm - yes 2.
    Gibson Anaconda Les Paul and a Martin Acoustic..Man has to do what a man has to do..
    gibson-slash-anaconda-burst-les-paul-xl.jpg
    MartinDX1RAE-front.jpg

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  • lvasic
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    Peter,
    Did you buy another guitar when you were in LA last month?

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  • iRadiate
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    Lee always does cool stuff with Alpha .. nice work !!

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  • peteconway
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    Lee well done, great move forward since our lunch in West Hollywood, I'd like to buy the knowledge, send me an email with the details on how I can get some of your imagination. Again inspirational work, thank you.
    Pete

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  • Michael1954
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    Cool Lee

    I have gone a different route but tried to do a similar thing. We just take a png or jpeg and convert it to SVG.

    https://cornford-gmail.tinytake.com/...QyNl83Mjg0NDMw

    The nice thing about the SVG is we can display daily occupancy data on the plan.

    https://cornford-gmail.tinytake.com/...AxNF82OTM2MzMx

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  • mikeallenbrown
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    From a health care point of view this would be very useful for wound documentation or other physical/body assessments.

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  • CharlesParker
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    Pretty cool Lee thanks for sharing. Kind of inspirational really, I started thinking that's pretty great idea - now where would it fit into my application and how could I benefit from using a design like this. So far I havn't come up with anything BUT - it is great food for thought and your right it is all in the imagination.

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  • asap rich
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    At the end you explain it's 3 lists, but they all point to an absolute layout with images attached? I'm trying to figure out how you can move labels around, and also bind the data to each label without a bunch of custom coding. Really cool stuff!

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