Dear Webby: Flow charting programs 



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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to an Paul Boucher, 77, in Allenstown, NH Man refused to wait for parade ALLENSTOWN, N.H. (UPI) -- Police in New Hampshire say a man who drove his car through a barricade, striking a police officer, was angry about his street being closed for a parade. Investigators said Paul Boucher, 77, refused to wait for the Old Home Day parade in Allenstown to pass before pulling away from his home. He was confronted by an officer as he drove around a barricade, WMUR-TV, Manchester, N.H., reported. "He told the officer he was going to go through the parade anyway," Allenstown Police Chief Shaun Mulholland said. "The individual cut the wheel, swerving his vehicle around and hit the officer." Mulholland said an officer was able to grab Boucher's keys and stop his vehicle. He was arrested and charged with felony reckless conduct and felony second-degree assault. He is due back in court Sept. 8. The injured officer was treated in a hospital for an injury to his right leg, but has since returned to duty, Mulholland said.
From the Tech Support Pits: From: Elvira Re: Flow Charts Dear Webby I need a program to make flow charts for a project. All the ones I looked at, are ridiculously expensive. Do you know of a reasonable solution? Well, I know you do, but can you please tell me about it? Thanks Elvira Dear Elvira If you have a good spreadsheet, like for example Quattro from Corel-WordPerfect, then you can make flow charts with live content, that automatically changes according to data that you have on the same sheet or on other sheets in the 3D stack of sheets. It takes a bit of playing to get fast and comfortable with spreadsheets, but once you are used to their awesome power and versatility, you would not want to restrict yourself to a regular flow charting program. If you don't want to use spreadsheets or if you have fairly simple flow charts and data that does not change over time, then you can use a regular flow charting program. Yes, I agree that most of them are ridiculously expensive, but PC-Magazine has one for just $8. It is surprisingly full featured compared to the expensive ones, especially if you study the instructions at Smooth Flowcharter In my opinion it compares very well with flow charter programs in the $300 - $500 range. Have FUN! DearWebby
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