Help & Support

Can Pearl Bids be networked?

Pearl Bids is built in FileMaker (MAC/WIN), an enterprise level Database tool. As such it can be networked.* 

If you have FileMaker Pro 12 (even the trial version is fine) or FileMaker Server 12, you can open the Pearl Bids database file in FileMaker. Lots of schools already have aFileMaker sitewide license, so ask around. Once opened you can share Pearl Bids with other FileMaker users or on an iPad. 

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How do I transfer my Pearl Bids data to a different computer?

To transfer your data to a new computer, simply copy the Backup and open it in the new location.
 

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How do I add lines to my bid sheet?

The bid sheets are constructed with the optimal number of lines for the maximum return. 

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When purchasing, I am receiving a PayPal error message.

During the purchasing process you are receiving the error message: 
 You have already signed up with this account.

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Are the description fields limited in length?

You may enter more information in a description or title field than the size of the original text box. The box will expand as you type, allowing you to enter additional information.

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