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Help Me / Re: can't get TD to set random dealer button
« Last post by tandemrx on November 27, 2017, 12:54:45 PM »
Crap,  user error..... I never saw the "go" button.  How could I not see that!

Great idea!
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Help Me / Re: can't get TD to set random dealer button
« Last post by Corey Cooper on November 27, 2017, 12:34:59 PM »
The "Set Dealer Buttons" dialog changed a little in version 3.2 and can be confusing to some.  For most dialog windows, the idea is to make the changes you want and then confirm them by pressing the OK button, at which time the changes are made.  In version 3.1 and earlier, the "Set Dealer Buttons" dialog was just a few selections (set at seat 1 or set randomly, and "must have player seated" checkbox).  Select the appropriate options and press OK, at which time the dealer buttons are set.

What I didn't like about this is it didn't provide any preview, or the ability to manually set any dealer button, or the ability to adjust the random selections before they are "committed".  Of course, changes could always be made on the Tables tab after the dealer buttons were set, but those changes are visible to your players.  What I wanted was a way to set the dealer buttons (randomly, manually, etc), make adjustments, and commit the changes all at once, without the steps taken being visible to your players.  So the dialog was changed in 3.2 to show your tables, allow you to randomly set the buttons, then make changes, all before you press the "OK" button to commit the changes to the tournament.  Players no longer see any in-between steps.

So the dialog now works like most other dialogs: make changes, then when you're done either "Cancel" and abort those changes, or "OK" and commit them to the tournament.

All this was to say, you have to press the "Go" button to have the dialog set the dealer buttons.  When you're satisfied with where the buttons are located, press the "OK" button to commit.
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Help Me / Re: Black screens and application slow down
« Last post by Corey Cooper on November 27, 2017, 12:22:09 PM »
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Is it hard to go back to IE 10?  Any way  to force TD to use Chrome browser (and would that help or hinder?)

Should be easy to roll back to IE10.  I don't have any Windows 8 PCs readily available to test at the moment, however.  But you should be able to simply uninstall IE11 from the Control Panel (Add / Remove programs) to get back to IE10.

No way to use any browser other than the IE that's already installed on your PC.  I'm working towards porting the application to Chromium (the framework on which the Chrome browser is built).
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Help Me / can't get TD to set random dealer button
« Last post by tandemrx on November 26, 2017, 10:04:40 PM »
Not sure what I am doing wrong or what preference I might have set somewhere, but I can't get TD to set the dealer button randomly.

I know it used to work for me in V2.x

I am not testing a tourney with 2 tables and first it would only set a dealer button on table 1, then I manually set a dealer button on table 2 and then tried to randomly set dealer button but they wont' move.

any thoughts on likely user error/?
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Help Me / Re: Black screens and application slow down
« Last post by tandemrx on November 26, 2017, 10:01:54 PM »
Corey,

I am getting the black screen with IE 11 on Windows 8.1 FWIW,

Seems like it happens when I open and close the control window often (going back and forth with layout changes). 

Is it hard to go back to IE 10?  Any way  to force TD to use Chrome browser (and would that help or hinder?)
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Help Me / Re: Install of TD3 always creates default data store at /../../td2
« Last post by tandemrx on November 26, 2017, 09:42:56 PM »
Well, that makes too much sense.  Get microsoft to do that for us sometime! :)
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Help Me / Re: Install of TD3 always creates default data store at /../../td2
« Last post by Corey Cooper on November 25, 2017, 11:16:30 PM »
Version 3 will install to your "Program Files" folder (likely the "x86" version).  Every time the application starts, it will copy templates to the default and active data store, as described in my previous post.  If the files are already there, it checks the timestamp on the files before overwriting.  This is the best way I found to make sure an upgrade would copy any new files to your data store, while preserving any changes you may have made.  Of course, you really shouldn't change any templates that come with the application, but instead copy them and change the copy.  That ensures your changes are never overwritten by an upgrade.

So, if you have an older version of the application and you've not made changes to the templates that come with the application, upgrading should mean you are basically "starting with a clean slate".  That is, all of the included templates should be the latest version.  And any custom templates you've got should be unchanged.
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Help Me / Re: Install of TD3 always creates default data store at /../../td2
« Last post by tandemrx on November 25, 2017, 02:18:54 PM »
OK, so just installed version 3.4 after a few years away from the software.

I didn't have my version 2 on my new laptop, but I did copy the folder "The Tournament Director 2" that has a "Data" folder that includes the following folders "db, images, receipts, saves, sounds, templates".

And it appears that TD3 has installed preferences from this folder (such as older config files).

But, trying to some degree to start from a clean slate and the only file folders for TD3 are under program files (x86) that has a bunch of folder (bin, examples, lang, lib, receipts, saves, screenshots, sounds, templates).

How do I make sure I am optimizing TD3 by having it use possibly newer templates and other database files that came with the new version (though I wouldn't mind using some of my old player databases, etc).  Just don't want older version templates and stuff gumming up the new features of the new version.

confused that it even found my "the Tournament Director" folder as I had it in my document folder.

hmmmm
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Help Me / Re: Layout Help
« Last post by Silver Owl on November 19, 2017, 04:10:19 PM »
Check your personal messages.
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Help Me / Re: Layout Help
« Last post by psychoid on November 19, 2017, 12:16:35 PM »
nobody ?
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