2010 version 6
6: 'Mobile Data' on device, with 24 Functions in Design
Since Pocket PC Creations was
introduced in 2001, it has earned a reputation as a high quality
mobile data studio for businesses and governments worldwide. CreativityCorp supports Pocket PC Creations licence
holders at the leading edge of mobile computing by
providing timely and powerful upgrades at no additional cost.
CreativityCorp has welcomed suggestions from users of Pocket PC
Creations and incorporated many as improvements in version 6. We
have also modified Pocket PC Creations to support popular screen
resolutions for large touch screens and the latest versions of
Windows Mobile. There are enhancements to improve
productivity in small and medium businesses, and for large
enterprise deployments and government. Pocket PC Creations version
Pocket PC Creations users continue to be leaders in their
|The client side of Pocket PC
Creations software running on a Windows Mobile Smartphones and
Pocket PCs is now called 'Mobile Data'. Providing
flexibility for description of projects by enterprise users and
Partners, and distinction from the design and server side of
Pocket PC Creations. Popular screen 480x800 pixel WVGA and
VGA resolutions and past 240x320 pixel QVGA screens
|All of the 24
point functions in Pocket PC Creations are now included in the
standard installation, available for use in design and
deployment of Mobile Data projects. This enables easier
management of large enterprise deployments and enhances
convenience for 'bundling' software and projects for sale by
|Pocket PC Creations has always
provided powerful flexibility for mobile solutions, now there is
even more with customised properties for each project
running in Mobile Data, including auto-scroll and
prevention of deletion of sessions.
enhancements in Pocket PC Creations version 6
- Greatly increased data
holding capacity in UltraDrop point, 10,000 plus data
items are easily managed. Three search/filter options,
new options for separators in multi-select mode to enable
composition of text for reports, and ability to insert and
re-order columns of data.
- Ability to duplicate
sessions on client device and in server Data Window.
- Simple export of session
data to Excel and HTML by point captions in addition
to point ID names (default).
- New finger 'Touch-friendly'
control for calendar in Date Time point.
Dynamic navigation via Link point using <%PointIDName%>,
and to action functions on device, eg call customer via tel:<%BusinessTelephoneNumber%>
on the way to the job.
point can present images for customised navigation.
controls in client menus to 'Save progress', 'Lock
columns' and to 'Exit' and close Mobile Data.
side menus reflect standardised Windows Mobile controls.
Ability to set up and maintain 'Wireless Options'
from a text file.
operators in Math point to generate random selections.
Functions of File point expanded.
Data Script to assist tracking of sessions to and from
wireless clients, being 'Sub OnAcceptSession (sGUID,
sUnitID)'. This can be pasted into past projects.
of pages 2 to 7 of Skills tutorial and Help is recommended
Where possible, transfer sessions
from client Smartphone or Pocket PC to server before upgrade from
version 5 to version 6. Note: (a) the C:\Program
Files\Pocket PC Creations\Examples folder is replaced during upgrade,
thus any files added to that folder under previous versions should be
copied to another folder; (b) Pocket
PC Creations version 6 will operate in Windows Mobile 6.5, 6.1, 6 and
5. Previous operating systems do not support all functions in version
6; and should continue
to use version 5.
(c) the previous client device side
‘General Options’ are now set for each project in Design via
Project > Properties > Options per image above.
Download: Pocket PC Creations
Team, Personal and Lite
licence holders please download version 6
using password issued on purchase and save to an appropriately named
folder (eg Pocket PC Creations version 6). Close Pocket PC Creations on desktop PC before installing upgrade by browse to file and click to
execute, and also close Pocket PC Creations
on Smartphone or Pocket PC if installing via ActiveSync or Mobile Device Center
(Vista and Windows 7). After install to Windows Mobile device the Start
menu may need to be refreshed to see Mobile Data link (refresh by
exit to Today screen and return to Start).
Upgrading remote Pocket PC Creations wireless TCP/IP clients:
Creations version 6 server can wirelessly communicate with
previous release version 5 clients and exchange sessions,
but version 5 clients cannot accept projects that have been either
developed or updated in version 6
Creations version 6 can automatically upgrade wireless
version 5 clients. This is enabled via server Tools > Server
Online > Offer PPCC upgrades. In most circumstances the
TCP/IP settings and Unit ID will be retained on the client;
however, on some devices they may be lost and thus the settings
should be noted for re-entry in Options after wireless upgrade.
History for reference, previous version is 5.0.5; new version is
Questions on upgrade to firstname.lastname@example.org