Counter 3.5 for MacOS (Classic)*
see Counter 4.0 for Max OS X and Windows

©1990-2005 Pierre A. Zippi. All rights reserved.

Utilizes the computer keyboard as an expanded counter.
Counter 3.5 now allows any record to be edited, at anytime. New smaller fonts and buttons easliy allow 250 categories (species) on the screen. Features include basic spreadsheet-like functions: Add, insert, and delete samples; Add, insert, and delete categories; Edit counts for any category in any sample at any time; Edit any category name or sample name at any time. Other functions: Add or subtract counts by 1 or 10 counts per click; Counter will speak the counted category name on Macs with the speech manager installed. Distinct audible sounds for add and subtract; Interval alert (audible tone at user defined count interval, e.g. 100 counts); Multiply counts: multiplier factor and cut-off; Custom screen configuration; plus many more features. 

Counter uses the Macintosh keyboard and mouse to emulate an expanded mechanical point counter. Count data is saved as a tab-delimited text file with sample names occupying the first column, categories (species names) in the first row and count data in the intersecting matrix of cells. The data file may be opened with any spreadsheet, word processor, statistics or plotting application. Text files are easily transferred from Mac to DOS. Counter features an unlimited number of counts and automatic totaling. The number of records is limited only by disk space. Each time you click a button or type a key, Counter tallies a count for that category and speaks the category name (System 7.5 or greater required for speech). An audible "click" sound is produced each time a count is tallied, and a distinct "alert" tone is generated each time the total tally reaches a multiple of the alert interval. Errors may be subtracted from any category tally and the total, simply, by switching to the subtract mode. A distinct "subtract" sound is produced to audibly indicate the subtraction. The counter is automatically reset after a record is saved. A multiple clicking sound is generated to indicate the resetting action. Counter may be operated from a digitizing tablet, but most users find the ability to register counts by touching a key of clicking the screen negates the need for a tablet. 

Price: $150 US, if purchased separately.
Included with WellPlot purchase.

Pierre A. Zippi
7518 Twin Oaks Court
Garland, Texas 75044



Counter 3.5 features:

Check out WellPlot 3.5. An application to plot many columns of data on the same chart.
Check out Counter 4.0 for Mac OS X and Windows.

Example views from Counter:

How to order

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