Home of the Memento Wiki
This is the home page of the Memento user wiki.
Welcome to the Memento Database wiki. It was developed by enthusiastic users of the Memento Database app starting in 2016. Please stay tuned for the upcoming major update of the wiki later this year.
The wiki seeks to provide any information ancillary to the Memento products themselves that will be helpful in using Memento to assist in users' lives, careers, pursuits, etc.
To make use right now of the wiki, take note the banner menu at the top of the page. Together with this Home page, the menu is intended to be the primary gateway for you to access ALL the pages published in the wiki.
To learn about the wiki, go to About the Memento wiki The wiki's original author's blog archive is (will be) full of helpful articles, examples, templates, and skeleton databases to assist in making use of Memento. You can read it at Bill's Memento Database mementos.
Getting started with Memento
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Getting started with the Memento Wiki
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Receiving Memento product updates
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Getting Memento Database support
Getting Memento wiki support
Getting started with the Memento Wiki
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The Memento app index: Its user interface (UI)
This index gives you quick access to all pages in all sections of the wiki.
The Memento database application, like most applications, is composed of 3 parts: the user interface, the application, and the data structure. The index is divided into the following sections:
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- Memento overview - editions & platforms
- Database structure - libraries, fields, & entries
- User interface - Using the Mobile edition, Android platform
- User interface - Using the Mobile edition, iOS platform
- User interface - Using the Desktop edition, Windows platform
- User interface - Using the Desktop edition, MacOS platform
- User interface - Using the Desktop edition, Linux platform
- Making a database into an application - Scripting, Orchestration, etc
- Administration - backup/restore, Import/Export, etc
- Support - Yada
The Mobile edition: How to use it
The user interface (UI) of the mobile edition is described here.
To extend Memento's capabilities by writing scripts to specify what the app should do when user events occur, go to Scripting Memento.
To define & use the data structure of Memento &emdash; its databases, libraries, fields, etc, go to Appendix:Data Structure.
Now, the UIs...
|The Mobile edition: The Mobile edition: The Android and soon the iOS platform||Screens & cards||Libraries List screen
Library Edit screen
The Desktop edition: How to use it
|The Microsoft Windows, Apple MacOS, and Linux platforms||Windows & panes|
See About:Architecture of the Memento app to see how Memento works & is put together.
The Memento Scripting index: Actions to be taken as a result of the user interface activity
The application section is made up of the Memento app itself and then, optionally, actions to be taken as specified by scripting by the user, as described here.
The Memento Database index: Database & library structure
Libraries can be linked so they can work together as a database. So, each library has a structure of fields & other things (see below for what make up its structure), and each database has a structure of libraries & links between them (see About:Database structure#Examples for an example).
Libraries & templates (across all editions, except maybe with templates)
|Library||Libraries List screen||How:Add a Library|
Fields, pages, & subheaders (across all editions)
Field Edit card
Calculated expression fields
Special content fields
Entries & entry lists (across all editions)
|Entry||Entry View card||How:Access a Previous Entry|
Data Analysis (Slicing & dicing)
(Sorting, grouping, filtering, aggregation, & charting)
|Slicing & Dicing||Entries List screen||How:Slice & Dice Library Data|
Scripting, Calculation, & App Integration
Appendices: Other: Text that might go here or there and must be edited
Installation & settings
|Installation & settings||Memento Settings|
Import, export, synchronization, backup, & restore
|Backup & Restore||Importing and exporting data
How:Importing and exporting data
|How:Backup & Restore|
Cloud, platforms, & collaboration
|Editions & Platforms
Cloud storage and Teamwork
|About:Editions & Platforms||Spec:Cloud Library Status card|
|Memento Client Applications||Memento Clients||Tips:Team for Business|
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Support for the Memento wiki
The Memento Wiki is supported by a team of users who have committed to maintaining & enhancing the wiki.
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Support for Memento Database
Support for Memento Database is provided by the product vendor, LuckyDroid, by filling out a form and submitting it. The vendor generally responds within a few days.
Uninstalling, if desired
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