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Forcing Me To Use New Software

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Fernando

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Alamode sent message that Bing will not work in Aurora by a certain date.
I've worked in Total but I still like Aurora and even Athena.
I was original user of Alamode software and each time they keep forcing me to go to new version.
I don't mind new version but each version is different in feel and placement. I still have hard time with Total sketch.
For example, the new map in Total was shocking to me when I saw it. If it was an improvement, why couldn't the balloons be placed more appropriately so I can move them with less effort.
I understand Alamode wants the software to look better but for old geezards like me, have hard time relearning. I kept using Athena until they kicked me out. I'm still using Aurora.
The old software was fine with me. It served its basic purpose and I don't need fancy gizmos for the reader.
Each time I'm forced to use new versions, I'm haven't been impress. Just let me do my appraisals.
 

Tim Hicks (Texas)

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Quit being a dinosaur and adapt. Every software comes out with new version. Aren't you the same person that could not wait for the iPhone 7 and stated you love new technology? It sounds like a lack of motivation by you. Total is far superior to Aurora. Total sketch is fine and I don't know what you are talking about on the maps.
 

Mr Rex

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What version of word processor are you using? The Selectric?
 

Fernando

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Most appraisers get older and our learning curve is not that good. My memory is not as good as 5 years ago and I'm afraid it will not get better.
All I'm asking is when a new version comes out, Alamode does not need to revamp the layout. Windows did that and was a major disaster.
Some like to learn new software taking additional hours of our lives. I prefer to spend more time in doing appraisals.
 

Carlos Danger

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Bing???? I forgot about the lost wedding ring. Did you take my advice and lop the arm off so she wouldn't notice?
 

Bearcat Bri

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Certified Residential Appraiser
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Ohio
If Titan would ever come out, it wouldn't mater. Come on alamode!!!!
 
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