4D, Inc. Releases 4D View

–Powerful Plug-In Provides New Spreadsheet and Data Presentation

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 8, 2002 — 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension
RAD/RDBMS Environment and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite, today announced the
immediate release of 4D View, the new spreadsheet and data presentation
plug-in from 4D, which combines integrated spreadsheet capabilities with a
comprehensive set of enhanced data viewing features.

Available for 4th Dimension and 4D Server applications, the 4D View plug-in
provides spreadsheet functions including calculations, simulations,
projections, and analyses. In addition, data presentation processes such as
programming dynamic input interfaces can be done quickly and easily. A wide
range of advanced features enable data to be displayed in a variety of
forms including printable lists, dynamic calculation lists, and input
formats. 4D View also achieves compatibility between 4D Calc and AreaList
Pro by automatically re-mapping the commands used by these plug-ins,
eliminating the need for re-coding.

“With 4D View, developers can create 4D applications that are even more
diverse, powerful, and professional,” said Brendan Coveney, president and
CEO of 4D, Inc. “The 4D View plug-in combines the flexibility of a
spreadsheet with the power and ease of use of the 4D database engine and
programming language, resulting in quite an ideal tool for any development

Developers can easily configure 4D View for their programming needs, making
processes such as menu modifications, adding controls, and subform process
management more intuitive and efficient. Images can also be easily
incorporated into database applications through programming or style sheets.

The 4D View plug-in can be downloaded from the 4D, Inc. Web site at

About 4D, Inc.
Located in San Jose, California, 4D, Inc. is the U.S. distributor of 4th
Dimension (4D), 4D Business Kit, and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite. 4D is an
award-winning, tightly integrated suite of Windows and Mac OS, Web-embedded
development tools for business solutions. 4D Business Kit is a complete,
multi-language, multi-store e-commerce development tool, designed for rapid
development of storefront solutions. 4D WebSTAR Server Suite V
(http://www.WebSTAR.com/) is a fast, secure and extensible server suite for
Mac OS X, best known for easy administration. 4D, Inc. is a wholly owned
subsidiary of 4D SA. Further information can be found at