Create your Own Forms for PDAs

I've been using a commercial teacher observation form on my handheld computer, and love the ease of use. Now I'd like to automate some of the other checklists I routinely complete, such as the campus safety form. Is there a way I can create my own checklists?

There are software packages that enable you to use a desktop database program to develop forms and checklists and then synchronize the files for use on your palmOne handheld or Pocket PC. HanDBase (DDH Software) and FileMaker Mobile (FileMaker, Inc.) are two examples. To learn more about this software visit and

Submitted by: Susan Brooks-Young

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