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Templates, Layouts and Sounds / Re: Prizes to display horizontally
« on: July 14, 2011, 09:05:17 PM »
I was able to scroll the marquee but I was only able to scroll max of 5 names. 

I used this code:

<marquee><playernames bustedout="false" max="5"></marquee>

But what if I had 20 players left in the tournament how would I scroll all 20 names but 5 at a time?  Like the rankings pages.

Also the marquee command work good but it scroll from right to left how would I scroll from up to down?

I'm getting closer...

Templates, Layouts and Sounds / Re: Prizes to display horizontally
« on: July 14, 2011, 03:53:41 PM »
I'm trying to create a token that can scroll in a small box that will display all the remaining players names left in the tournament.  Is this possible?

Templates, Layouts and Sounds / Re: Prizes to display horizontally
« on: July 14, 2011, 03:02:16 PM »
Got it... Cool Stuff

Templates, Layouts and Sounds / Prizes to display horizontally
« on: July 14, 2011, 02:54:33 PM »
I'm running the latest Beta software 2.6.b5

I'm creating a new layout.  I like to post my Prizes out Horizontally across my layout.

Like this

Prizes: 1st = $3500  2nd=$1500, 3rd=1000, 4th =$850, 5th=$500

By default it shows it displays the prizes Vertically

1st = $3500
4th =$850

For the life of my I don't know how do this.  This default setup stretches my layout.

Any idesa?

Templates, Layouts and Sounds / HORSE TEMPLATE (Needed)
« on: June 03, 2011, 11:21:03 AM »
Does someone have a HORSE Template I can modify.


How are the cables to the computer connected?  Can you show us how the computer is connected?

Suggestions / Camtasia tutorials
« on: April 07, 2011, 04:36:38 PM »
I suggest making a video with Camtasia to give quick access on how to videos. This programs can do so much more and having these video would help immensely.

Help Me / Re: SO CONFUSED !!!!
« on: April 07, 2011, 02:32:04 PM »
Tournaments are saved.  Right now I configured 4 tournaments and they said they loaded when I refresh the tab.  But under POINTS I only see the points I allocated and I not sure what the overall score is reflecting.

Help Me / Re: SO CONFUSED !!!!
« on: April 07, 2011, 02:23:29 PM »
I'm still confused.

I tired this but still don't know what i'm doing.  I manually applied points to a past tournaments under the prize table.  These are fix points.  How do I get them to tally up under the stats tab?  All I see is zero points for all my players.


Help Me / SO CONFUSED !!!!
« on: April 05, 2011, 03:16:59 PM »
I don't even know where to begin? Okay I've been using TD for about 8 years now. I've hosted over 22 tournaments and I want to create a rankings setup on our poker league webpage.  I was told that TD can keep track of tournament history and you can plug in a formula that will allow TD to rank all the players.  This sounds right up my alley, I'm not savvy when it comes to creating formulas and etc.  So let me describe to you what I'm trying to do and accomplish. Hopefully someone can point me in the right direction. 

So I have the results for all my 22 tournaments I've ever hosted.  Never before did I created any kind of formula for these tournament.  I download the latest beta version today and start playing around with the Stats tab.  I'm SO CONFUSED but I didn't let that get to me.  I assume you can create two did type of formulas.  (Formula 1) Points for the current tournament that John Doe just might have played in.  Then (Formula 2) Points for the overall tournament that John might have played. 

So I put in a simple formula which I got from the HELP section that will rank the Top 10 players with points associated to their finished and the rest of the field getting 0. (See Below)
So I created a TEST Profile and under the Scoring Section I enter the following formula
if(rank <= 10, 11 - rank, 0)

I assumed this should show me points for my top 10 players for any individual tournament.  So if I click on my Players tab and under the Column called Points, I don't see anything.  What I expected it was first place player to receive 10 points, 2nd place 9 and etc. down to 10 place which would get 1 point and the rest of the field would get 0 points.

Why is this?

I also assume under my TEST Profile under scoring; Create Overall Scores using formulas would be the total accumulative points for each player in every tournament?? Because the Tournament scores are incorrect my individual scores are not correct.


With all that said this is what I'm looking to do.

My home game consist of 60 to 90 players.  I want to score each points for each tournament as follows:

First Place: 20 Points
Second Place: 18
Third Place: 15
Fourth Place: 13
Fifth Place: 12
Sixth Place: 11
Seventh Place: 10
Eighth Place: 9
Ninth Place: 8
Tenth: 7
Eleventh: 5
Twelfth: 5
Thirteenth: 3
Fourteenth: 2
Fifteenth: 1

Then basically the Overall Scoring would add up all these points for all my tournaments.

Can anyone help explain how to do this?  Thank You

Help Me / Formula for my league to be used with TD
« on: April 05, 2011, 01:05:54 PM »
Currently I use an excel spreadsheet to my league rankings.  I posting my formula in excel below can someone convert this formula to be use with TD.  This will make me updating my tournaments quick and fast.  I appreciate if any can take the time to do this.  Let me know if you have any questions about my formula?


The tournament average and tournament percentage point uses the following formula. The Natural "Logarithm Rankings" system gives no advantage to simply playing more often; it gives more weight to good results, and less weight to bad results, such that one exceptionally bad result does not kill your ranking and one exceptionally good result will not boost your ranking dramatically.

Calculation details:
Where "X" is finishing place out of "N" players, each player's individual tournament result is valued at:
ln ( (N + 1) / X )
ln = "natural" base for logarithms - a universal number known as "e" = 2.718282. and "natural logarithms" are logarithms "to the base e" - that is, numbers expressed as powers of "e".

For example, with 300-player tournaments, a player finishing 1st, 300th, and 300th would rate 1.9046, just slightly better than a player finishing 45th every time, 1.9004.
Then these natural logarithms are converted back into percentiles.
To convert the natural log score back to percentile, you need to use this formula:
(1 - exp (-L) ) * 100
The variable L is the average of all the natural log score. The 'exp' means the inverse of natural log.

For example:
Log scores from 3 different tournaments: 1.5, 2.0, and 1.0.
The average of these three tournaments is 1.5.
Then plug that number into the above formula:
= (1 - exp ( -1.5 ) )* 100
= (1 - 0.22313016 ) * 100
= 77.686984


Help Me / Re: Poker player of the year formula
« on: April 05, 2011, 12:58:51 PM »
What is Bluff Criteria for POY?

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