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GBIC >> Freeware >> gbFind
gbFind
gbFind is an easy-to-use utility to store and search single or multi-line text data in up to 3 files. Additional features include:

- Search up to 3 text files
- Multiline data support
- Boolean search (AND)
- Print search results
- Add/edit/sort/delete entries
- Font selection
- Backup/restore data
- Online help

Online updates are supported.

Download (ver 7.1, 0.4MB)

OnLine Help

Change History

  • 12 Sept 2007
    Add option to use command line to set file names.
  • 5 March 2006
    Added 'read-only' mode which shows all data, including multi-line data, in the listbox.
  • 1 March 2006
    Completely re-wrote gbFind, removed several less useful features, simplified the user interface and increased the numbers of files that can be searched to 3.
  • 30 December 2003
    Added "..rs" and "..rb" commands to toggle the main window size (b=big or tall, s = small)
  • 21 December 2003
    Changed Font option to cycle thru 3 font sizes for each of two fonts each time the toolbar button is pressed. This helps some of my poor-sighted users.
  • 18 December 2003
    Added menu options to allow user to change background colors of all controls
  • 3 December 2003
    Changed Print option to print search results from both the Info and Common files
    Changed TAB(0) heading to display number of matching results separately for Info and Common files
  • 5 November 2003
    Added options to add contents of clipboard to the list or replace the list completely
  • 2 November 2003
    Added option to start gbFind with clear lists (previously, all information was displayed)
    Added option not to clear lists before displaying results of a search (so user can see prior results)
    Added right-mouse options to clear both lists
    Added toolbar button to toggle between Courier (fixed width) and Sans Serif fonts
  • 24 October 2003
    Added right-mouse click options to manage adding categories to info data
  • 23 October 2003
    Added dialing options (select prefix and manually edit number to be dialed)
  • 21 October 2003
    Added option to dial phone numbers
  • 12 October 2003
    Added Copy button on toolbar
    Added ability to copy selected item or entire list within Info or Common listboxes (as rightmouse click on the listboxes)
  • 9 October 2003
    Added option to separate common (shared) and local (private) databases
    Updated GUI to include toolbar interface
  • 17 September 2003
    Added option to switch between 2 sets of data
    Fixed problem with hotkeys on action buttons
  • 4 August 2003
    Corrected problem not saving width of form on exit
  • 25 July 2003
    Corrected problem with TAB order of buttons on Address page
  • 24 July 2003
    Added 'Edit' label to clarify that the bottom line is for editing the selected item
    Added several misc key shortcuts and adjust re-sizing results
  • 22 July 2003
    Added option to time stamp all new entires and updates
  • 16 July 2003
    Now allows user to re-size the window
    Revised location of most controls
  • 24 June 2003
    Replaced text box with dropdown listbox that keeps the last 8 Find/FindWithin/Add entries
    Changed form to disallow sizing, but to allow minimizing
    Added ..v, ..m, ..l, ..x and .. inputs commands (view all, minimize, focus on list, exit, add)
  • 23 June 2003
    Changed "Delete Settings" to "Default Settings" and updated code accordingly
    Disabled the 'BEEP' that sounds when you press enter in a textbox
    Fixed problem with closing while minimized
    Fixed problem with .Within always enabled
  • 20 June 2003
    Added "..x" command as keyboard way to kill program
  • 19 June 2003