Author Topic: tourney screen on extended screen doesn't allow me to use space bar for clock  (Read 87 times)

tandemrx

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So, usually when you touch the space bar the tourney clock starts or pauses.  But, when I use extended screen and put the tourney screen on the extended screen I can't use the space bar to start and stop the clock, only via the control screen can I pause or start clock.

In fact, I can't even click on the mini-clock on the extended screen, or right click on the turney screen to get those context menus.

Feeling I have some setting box checked incorrectly.

While I am at extended screen questions.  If I send the tourney screen to the extended screen (so I can use the control screen on my laptop so it is hidden from players), then I can't see the tourney screen on my laptop  (the "main" display, or display 1).  Kind of a problem because then I have to swivel my head to find a monitor that is showing tourney screen so I can see what is going on there.

hmmmm

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So, usually when you touch the space bar the tourney clock starts or pauses.  But, when I use extended screen and put the tourney screen on the extended screen I can't use the space bar to start and stop the clock, only via the control screen can I pause or start clock.

In fact, I can't even click on the mini-clock on the extended screen, or right click on the turney screen to get those context menus.

Feeling I have some setting box checked incorrectly.

The only thing that makes sense to me here is noting that the Settings window is a "modal" dialog.  It is modal to the main window, which means while the Settings dialog is open, you can't access the main window underneath it.  Thus, hotkeys, like the spacebar, won't work.  Likewise, you can't click on the window, so trying to access the mini-clock won't work.

But this is why the Settings window has a mini-click, a Dashboard, and a Controls tab.  Those allow you to control the tournament while leaving the Settings window open.  The spacebar WILL work on certain tabs.  On the Preferences tab, select the Behavior category, then check the box that says "Allow hotkeys on all Settings tabs that do not have inputs".  Then hotkeys will work on tabs like the Tables tab, or the Rounds tab (when it's not in Spreadsheet mode), or the Players tab (when the Find box isn't open), or the Prizes tab, etc.


While I am at extended screen questions.  If I send the tourney screen to the extended screen (so I can use the control screen on my laptop so it is hidden from players), then I can't see the tourney screen on my laptop  (the "main" display, or display 1).  Kind of a problem because then I have to swivel my head to find a monitor that is showing tourney screen so I can see what is going on there.

The main window can only be displayed in one place at a time, so yeah, if you show it on the extended display, it won't also display on your laptop.  The Dashboard might be of help here.