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Q&A (Symantec)

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Q&A was a database and word processing software program for IBM PC-compatible computers published by Symantec and partners from 1985 to 1998. [1]

37 relations: Act! CRM, Backward compatibility, Barry Greenstein, Comparison of office suites, Computer, Database, DBase, Dictionary, DOS, End-user license agreement, Flat file database, Gary Hendrix, Gordon Eubanks, Graphics, Jerry Pournelle, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lotus 1-2-3, Microsoft Windows, MS-DOS, National Science Foundation, Natural language, Pfs:Write, Proprietary software, Record locking, Relational database, Scripting language, Search engine technology, Small Business Innovation Research, Software, Spreadsheet, SRI International, Symantec, Symphony, Thesaurus, Videocassette recorder, Word processor, WYSIWYG.

Act! CRM

Act! (previously known as Sage ACT! 2010–2013) is a customer relationship management (CRM) software application which is used to keep track of client and prospect details in a single database that can be shared by multiple users.

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Backward compatibility

Backward compatibility is a property of a system, product, or technology that allows for interoperability with an older legacy system, or with input designed for such a system, especially in telecommunications and computing.

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Barry Greenstein

Barry Greenstein (born December 30, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American professional poker player.

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Comparison of office suites

The following tables compare general and technical information for a number of office suites.

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A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming.

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A database is an organized collection of data, stored and accessed electronically.

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A dictionary, sometimes known as a wordbook, is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often arranged alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), which may include information on definitions, usage, etymologies, pronunciations, translation, etc.

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DOS is a family of disk operating systems.

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End-user license agreement

In proprietary software, an end-user license agreement (EULA) or software license agreement is the contract between the licensor and purchaser, establishing the purchaser's right to use the software.

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Flat file database

A flat file database is a database stored as an ordinary unstructured file called a "flat file".

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Gary Hendrix

Gary G. Hendrix is an American businessman who founded Symantec Corporation, an international corporation which produces computer software, particularly in the fields of information management and antivirus software.

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Gordon Eubanks

Gordon Eubanks (born November 7, 1946) is an American microcomputer industry pioneer who worked with Gary Kildall in the early days of Digital Research (DRI).

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Graphics (from Greek γραφικός graphikos, "belonging to drawing") are visual images or designs on some surface, such as a wall, canvas, screen, paper, or stone to inform, illustrate, or entertain.

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Jerry Pournelle

Jerry Eugene Pournelle (August 7, 1933 – September 8, 2017) was an American science fiction writer, essayist, and journalist who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte in the 1970s, 1980s, and early 1990s.

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) is an American venture capital firm headquartered on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park in Silicon Valley.

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Lotus 1-2-3

Lotus 1-2-3 is a discontinued spreadsheet program from Lotus Software (later part of IBM).

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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

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MS-DOS (acronym for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft.

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National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering.

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Natural language

In neuropsychology, linguistics, and the philosophy of language, a natural language or ordinary language is any language that has evolved naturally in humans through use and repetition without conscious planning or premeditation.

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pfs:Write was a simple word processor created by Software Publishing Corporation (SPC) in the early days of desktop computing.

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Proprietary software

Proprietary software is non-free computer software for which the software's publisher or another person retains intellectual property rights—usually copyright of the source code, but sometimes patent rights.

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Record locking

Record locking is the technique of preventing simultaneous access to data in a database, to prevent inconsistent results.

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Relational database

A relational database is a digital database based on the relational model of data, as proposed by E. F. Codd in 1970.

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Scripting language

A scripting or script language is a programming language that supports scripts: programs written for a special run-time environment that automate the execution of tasks that could alternatively be executed one-by-one by a human operator.

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Search engine technology

A search engine is an information retrieval software program that discovers, crawls, transforms and stores information for retrieval and presentation in response to user queries.

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Small Business Innovation Research

The Small Business Innovation Research (or SBIR) program is a United States Government program, coordinated by the Small Business Administration, intended to help certain small businesses conduct research and development (R&D).

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Computer software, or simply software, is a generic term that refers to a collection of data or computer instructions that tell the computer how to work, in contrast to the physical hardware from which the system is built, that actually performs the work.

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A spreadsheet is an interactive computer application for organization, analysis and storage of data in tabular form.

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SRI International

SRI International (SRI) is an American nonprofit research institute headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

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Symantec Corporation (commonly known as Symantec) is an American software company headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States.

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A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written by composers for orchestra.

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In general usage, a thesaurus is a reference work that lists words grouped together according to similarity of meaning (containing synonyms and sometimes antonyms), in contrast to a dictionary, which provides definitions for words, and generally lists them in alphabetical order.

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Videocassette recorder

A videocassette recorder, VCR, or video recorder is an electromechanical device that records analog audio and analog video from broadcast television or other source on a removable, magnetic tape videocassette, and can play back the recording.

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Word processor

A word processor is a computer program or device that provides for input, editing, formatting and output of text, often plus other features.

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WYSIWYG is an acronym for "what you see is what you get".

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