All information pertaining the BioNumerics database. This includes import of descriptive information about strains, accession or biological samples (commonly referred to as entries in BioNumerics), modifications to the database layout and setup, entry selections, user management, etc.

Making data from bundles more permanent

When I import a “bundle” in my database, it is lost once the database is closed. As there is no “Save” button, how can I keep the bundle data, so that it reappears when the database is opened again?

Importing Excel data using ODBC

I am unable to import data from Excel into BioNumerics or GelCompar II using ODBC.

Restoring a database from a backup

I have made a backup of my database on CD-ROM, and after restoring the data on my hard disk, BioNumerics (GelCompar II) produces several errors.

Creating a database on a network drive

I tried to create a BioNumerics (GelCompar II) database on a networked drive, but it told me that it could not create the database.

Organize database layout

How can I easily organize databases and experiments from two bacterial genera so that they are easy to find and compare?

Repeated experiments

I sometimes have an experiment done many times for the same strain. How can I link all these experiments to that strain?

Purpose of .DEF and .DBS files

What is the purpose of the .DEF and .DBS files and how important are they?

Keys not visible

In the main window of BioNumerics (GelCompar II), the names of the Key database fields are not visible.


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