[delta-l] dichotomous keys, was Re: ALA Delta

Eric Gouda E.J.Gouda at uu.nl
Tue Jan 3 13:03:42 CET 2012

Dear Hans,

You could use Taxasoft to create dichotomous keys interactively.
The old MSDos version can do it and I'm working on a Web server/client 
version at the moment.


Op 3-1-2012 12:00, delta-l-request at science.uu.nl schreef:
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> Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2012 08:41:06 +0000
> From: "Nooteboom, H.P. (Hans)"<Nooteboom at nhn.leidenuniv.nl>
> Subject: Re: [delta-l] ALA Delta
> To: Descriptive taxonomic databases<delta-l at science.uu.nl>
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> Dear Mike,
> I often am asked whether DELTA can be uses for dichotomous keys. Alas, I do not know of a program other than PANKEY, which I use although it is quite complicated, not being fully compatible with DELTA.
> Is there someone who knows of a program generating dichotomous keys from a DELTA database? Preferably not automatic, because one wants to choose the characters!
> For flora's we still make them!
> Greetings and a good 2012
> Hans Nooteboom

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