DataStar

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DataStar was originally an add-on program to WordStar whose purpose was specifically to expedite creating of the data files used for merge printing. This and other add-ons such as SpellStar a spell checker,  were revolutionary features for personal computer users during the early-to-mid-1980s. Collectively, WordStar (word processing), DataStar/ReportStar (database management, a.k.a. InfoStar), and CalcStar (spreadsheet) comprised Starburst, the first-ever office suite of personal computer programs.

DataStar was based on Forms.

Platform: Apple II   64Kb RAM  Disk 5.25 drive ,

               Microsoft Z80 soft card, 80 Column Video Card (Videx VideoTerm), Video Monitor

               OS:  DOS 3.2   16 sector Disk 5.25

               OS:  DOS 3.3  13 sector Disk 5.25

Application Software (AS:) Database

Version: 1.1

 

 



Platform : Apple II
Format : Disk 5.25
Publisher : MicroPro International Corporation
Authors :
Date : 1980
Product Code :

Other Software by MicroPro International Corporation:

Item Manufacturer Platform Format Date
DataStar MicroPro International Corporation Apple II Disk 5.25 1980

Information About MicroPro International Corporation:

 

 

 

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH55308. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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