Whisky Master FAQ

Updated 26 Dec 06

Updates

How often does The Grand Poohbah update Whisky Master?
Is there a charge to get the update?
Will I be notified of an update?

Backup and Restore

How can I backup my Whisky Master database?
How can I restore my Whisky Master database?

Finding Whiskys

How can I find a whisky quickly?
My whisky list is getting very long. Is there a quick way to get to a particular whisky?

Registration

Why should I register?
How do I register?
My registration number has expired. What should I do?

Version

Will Whisky Master work on the new Palm OS devices?
How can I tell what version of the software I have?


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Updates

How often does The Grand Poohbah update Whisky Master?

Updates are usually done once a year.

Is there a charge to get the update?

Updates are free to registered users.

Will I be notified of an update?

Due to all the problems with spam, automatic update notification is no longer available.

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Backup and Restore

How can I backup my Whisky Master database?

Your Whisky Master database is automatically saved on your desktop computer whenever you do a HotSync. It's stored in your Pilot user directory as a "PbWhkyDB.pdb" file.

How can I restore my Whisky Master database?

Use the Palm desktop Install tool to install the Whisky Master database that was saved on your desktop computer. The Whisky Master database is automatically saved on your desktop computer whenever you do a HotSync. It's stored in your Palm user directory as the "PbWhkyDB.pdb" file.

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Finding Whiskys.

How can I find a whisky quickly?

Use the Palm OS Find command.
  1. Tap the Palm OS Find button in the lower-right corner of the screen.
  2. Enter the whisky name (or part of a whisky name) and tap OK.
The Origin and Notes are also searched during a Find

My whisky list is getting very long. Is there a quick way to get to a particular whisky?

You can use type-select to quickly scroll to a particular whisky.
  1. The whisky list displays the whiskys in alphabetical order.
  2. You get to a whisky quickly by stroking its first letter in the graffiti area.
  3. The list scrolls to the first item that starts with that letter.
You can also use the scroll bar to move through the list.

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Registration

Why should I register?

Registration gives you the following benefits:

How do I register?

You obtain a registration number and enter it into Whisky Master.
  1. Follow the registration instructions to register.
  2. Tap the Options-Register menu item.
  3. Enter the registration number.
  4. Tap OK.

My registration number has expired. What should I do?

A temporary registration is given to you when you purchase Whisky Master from other distributers. Shortly after purchasing Whisky Master you will get a permanent registration number from The Grand Poohbah. Replace the temporary registration number with the permanent one. See How do I register? for instructions on how to enter a registration number.

I got a new handheld, but lost my registration. What should I do?

Send an email to The Grand Poohbah. He will look you up in the registration database and send youSee How do I register? for instructions on how to enter a registration number.

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Version

Will Whisky Master work on the new Palm OS devices?

Yes. Whisky Master works on versions 3, 4 and 5 of the Palm OS
This includes:

How can I tell what version of the software I have?

The software version is displayed on the Get Info form.
1. Tap the MENU button in the lower-left corner of the screen.
2. Tap the Get Info menu item in the Options menu.
The version number is displayed beneath the product name.

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