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How to install the client on your PDA

Instructions for Palm Users:

    -     To download version 2.1 for Palm OS, click the link on the right. Choose a location to store the prc file on your desktop computer. Then hotsync it to your Palm device.

Instructions for PocketPC Users:

    -     To download version 2.1 for PocketPC, click the appropriate link on the right. Choose a location to store the cab file on your desktop computer. Then use ActiveSync to copy the cab file to your PocketPC. Tap the cab file to install MD on Tap. This will put an MD on Tap icon in your Programs folder and install the client software in your program files folder.

    -     If you do not want an icon in your Programs folder, you can copy this exe file to your PDA: MDOnTap.exe

    -     There is no version 2.0 or higher for PocketPC devices that were released before or during 2002.

    -      NEW!  MD on Tap is now available for PPC/cell phones with the small (240x240 pixel) screen running Windows Mobile OS.

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Version 2.1, Posted August 8, 2006




MD on TAP for Palm OS


MD on TAP for Pocket PC


MD on TAP for Pocket PC with Windows Mobile

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Palm OS Version history
    Current version: MD on Tap 2.1
    Release date: August 8, 2006
New features in version 2.1
    Release Date: August 2006
    PICO and Title bugs fixed.
New features in version 2.0
    Release Date: June 2006
    No special client needed for Sprint Service.
    Results Tab may be viewed in Summary or Title mode.
    Clear all search fields with three taps.
    Google search engine option
    PICO Search Tab option
New features in version 1.7
    Release date: June 2005
    Name change from PubMed on Tap to MEDLINE Database on Tap, aka MD on Tap.
    There is an Automatic Spell-Check option. The actual search terms are displayed at the bottom of the search tab.
    The user can select the PubMed search engine (default) or the new experimental Essie search engine, developed at NLM.
New features in version 1.6
    Release date: December 2004
    When PMoT is started, the Search and Profile settings are set from your last search.
    The Search tab defaults to 50 results. 20 and 40 results are available if you need quicker response time.
    There is an option to cluster results by clinical relevance recommended in Evidence Based Medicine. The "English + Human" search limit is a useful complement to EBM clusters.
    The full text link-out icon is green for free full text links.
    Error messages are more meaningful.
New features in version 1.4
    Release date: April 2004
      Link-out to the full-text article (if available) from the Citation screen. PMoT will launch your PDA's browser with the URL given by PubMed. You will not be able to go "back" to PMoT from the full-text site; you will need to re-start PMoT.
    Improved error handling.
New features in version 1.3
    Release date: January 2004
    Save citations to the Memo Pad.
    Use the drop-down menu at the top of the screen to move among the tabs.
    We have started version tracking at the proxy server. If you use an older version of PubMed on Tap, the first citation in your return list will be a reminder that your version is out of date.
Continued features
    Many search limits available.
    History of previous searches.
    Optional clustered results.

Note to users with Palm 4.x OS
If your PDA times out, PMoT may not be able to automatically re-connect to the Internet. We encourage you to set your connection and/or PDA idle timeout to the maximum for your device.
 
Pocket PC Version history
    Current version: MD on Tap 2.1
    Release date: August 8, 2006
    Special release for Windows Mobile: August 31, 2006
New features in version 2.1
    Release Date: August 2006
    PICO and Title bugs fixed.
New features in version 2.0
    Release Date: June 2006
    Results Tab may be viewed in Summary or Title mode.
    Clear all search fields with one tap.
    Google search engine option
    PICO Search Tab option
New features in version 1.7
  »   Release date: July 2005
    The user can select the PubMed search engine (default) or the new experimental Essie search engine, developed at NLM.
  »   There is an Automatic Spell-Check option. The actual search terms are displayed at the bottom of the search tab.
    Name change from PubMed on Tap to MEDLINE Database on Tap, aka MD on Tap.
New features in version 1.6
  »   Release date: January 2005
  »   The full text link-out icon is green for free full text links.
  »   Error messages are more meaningful.
Features in version 1.5
  »   When PMoT is started, the Search and Profile settings are set from your last search.
  »   There is an option to cluster results by clinical relevance recommended in Evidence Based medicine.
  »   The Search tab defaults to 50 results. 20 and 40 results are also available if you need quicker response times.
Continued features
    History of previous searches.
    Linkout to full text.
  »   Optional clustered results.
  »   Many search limits available.
  »   Save citations to file.

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