Robert Fischer

221 Scoggins St., Summerville, GA 30747
Owner(s): Robert Fischer

Robert Fischer was a middle and high school band instructor who wrote a gradebook program, used and enjoyed using Pro/File 2068 so much that he published Extensions, a newsletter for the program.

Timex Sinclair Online User Group Apr 3, 2023


Handles multiple classes, weighted/unweighted averages, bonus/demerit points, alphabetizing, Timex printer output. All data on ONE screen. 16k TS1000 can track from 279 pupils with 5 grades each up to 64 pupils with 66 grades each. Easily converted to 64K with 7 times more capacity.TS2068 has 5 times the capacity of 16K version.
TS 1000 TS 2068


Newsletter about enhancing Pro/File 2068. Each issue contained a number of patches or modifications to Pro/File, along with a description of how the enhancement worked.


  • 2068 Variable Save Trick
    After a lot of experimenting, I may have a solution. The “may have” is because the process alters the system variables and, although it seems fine so far, I prefer to test it much more before using it with complete confidence. The process simply involves fooling the computer about where to start saving. Since we
  • Extensions to Pro/File Review
    There are four issues of Extensions that total 31 pages of well documented changes, additions, and instructions. These modifications can either be keyed into your computer or you can purchase the programs on tape.
  • For Your Support
    Product announcements from Robert Fischer, UAS, Tom Laffin, Knighted Computers, RAMEX, Ben Johnson, Fred Nachbaur, Tom Bent, Jim Houston Enterprises, Paul Bingham, Sum-Ware and Ray Kingsley.
  • For Your Support
    Product announcements from John Oliger Co., NovelSoft, Willcocks Research Consultants, Grey & Clifford Computer Products, Knighted Computers, G. Russell Electronics, Jim Houston Enterprises, Larken Electronics, Chia-Chi Chao, Fred Nachbaur, Robert Fischer, Bill Heberlein, Bill Bell, C. W. Associates.
  • For Your Support
    Product announcements from Chia-Chi Chao, NovelSoft, Willcocks Research Consultants, Grey & Clifford Computer Products, Knighted Computers, Fred Nachbaur/Silicon Mountain Computers, Robert Fischer, Larken Electronics, Bill Bell, Thomas Woods, Jim Houston Enterprises, WIDJUP Co., David Hill.
  • For Your Support
    Product announcements from Fred Nachbaur, John Oliger Co., Grey & Clifford Computer Products, Larken Electronics, Chia-Chi Chao, Robert Fischer, Bill Bell, G. Russell Electronics, EZRA Group II, RMG Enterprises, David Hill, Paul Holmgren, GLENN Technics, John Deering.
  • For Your Support
    Products from Allan Wolach, C. W. Associates, Chia-Chi Chao, Don Dailey, Ed Grey, Fred Nachbaur, G. Russell Electronics, Newpower Inc., Paul Bingham, Robert Fischer, SAF User Group, Samson Okoloko, Steve Wyatt, Time Designs and Tom Woods.
  • Grader for the TS2068 and TS1000
    Reply to review of his programs in prior issue of the club newsletter.
  • New Products and Services (Syntax v5 n9)
    Educational software from Peech II Productions; Invo-Star from Magic World Software; LOAN$ from Hybridion; ROMSwitch from Russell Electronics; T/S Grader; ZX Programmer’s Companion (book); Timex/Sinclair 2068 Intermediate/Advanced Guide (book); programs from I. Auersbacher; Pion Software; Textwriter.
  • Pro/File Cartridge
    Review of the database program. Cartridge-based version has greater data capacity (37k) and boolean operators.
  • Review of "Grader" For the 2068
    Review of the program by Robert Fisher.
  • Shuffle
  • Sorting Through The TS2068 Sorts
    This article compares the sorting speed of three routines on randomized, inverted and ordered data.
  • T/S 2068 Grade Book
    Short review of teacher assistance program.
  • T/S On Line
    TS2050 modems are still relatively easy to come by. Several manufacturers are offering modems and software of equal or better quality than the ‘offically’ supported Timex equipment. A source like Fischer and Ishiiโ€™s “THE GUIDE TO T/S TELECOMMUNICATIONS” is all you need to tie it all together.
  • TS 2068 Gradebook


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