Special options

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[Page Up]

[Page up] selects the prior board or round to that currently shown.


[Page Down]

[Page down] selects the next board or round to that currently shown.


Occasionally when displaying the current round it is not possible to show all the tables on the one screen. In that case, [page down] gets the next series of tables for the current round. This differs from the [page up] key which always displays the prior board or round.



The [é] key moves the current entry selection pointer to the last entry in the prior block of scores. For example, when the current round is being displayed, [é] moves the current pointer to the last score of the previous table.



The [ê] key moves the current pointer to the top of the next block of scores. For example, when showing the current round, [ê] moves the current pointer to the first score on the next table.



The [TAB] key moves the cursor to the board or round number in the current entry display (on the right of the screen shown above) depending on whether the current board or round is being displayed.


You can [TAB] from field to field changing any of the values shown there. This is useful where you want to select a particular board or round without paging through all the intervening boards or rounds. Having selected the required table, round, board, section or session, return to the score entry by pressing [Enter]. If you place an invalid number in any of the fields in the top line, the ASE Scorer ignores the change. All the values in the entry must be valid for the selection to take place.



[F7] (COPY)

This takes a copy of the last score entered for use with the [F8] function (PASTE). The copied score is shown on the lower left hand corner of the screen, and remains there as you move to the next board or round.


[F8] (PASTE)

This places the copied score (see the previous function [F7] COPY) in the current entry on your screen. You may PASTE the same score any number of times.


Note, the copied score may be PASTED on subsequent boards or rounds. This means you may PASTE a score which is inconsistent with the vulnerability shown on the screen.


There is a faster form of the copy and paste available by pressing the repeat key [Enter]. This copies the score immediately above into the current entry without being placed in the intermediate copy field. These two operations may be used independently of each other.



This switches the pairs shown on the current entry. The North-South pair number is placed in the East-West position and the East-West pair number is placed in the North-south position.


The "v" shown between the pair numbers is changed to an "x". An "S" switch is shown on the right hand side of the display and the current pointer advances one place.


You may switch back any switched pairs by pressing the [F9] key again while positioned on that entry.



This allows you to change the pair number of the pair sitting at the North-South seat of the current entry. The new pair number may be that of any pair playing in this session.


You are required to enter the section number, the pair number and their original starting seat position (NS or EW).

This is useful where a pair has sat in the wrong section and played a board. Usually some other compensatory actions would need to take place. An average or adjusted score may need to be awarded to pairs involved in this board at other tables.


Change pair


This screen allows you to specify the pair replacing the current North-South or East-West pair. Press [Esc] to return without any changes to the current pairing. Once you have selected the new pair correctly, press [Enter] to process and return to the main screen.


Section number of the new pair specifies the section number of the replacing pair. This only applies where the current session has more then one section. The initial value is the section number of the current pair.


Pair number of the new pair contains the pair number of the replacing pair. The initial value is the current pair number.


Started as NS/EW is optional and only appears when there are two fields in the session. This indicates the original direction the pair was sitting in round one. The initial value is the starting seat position of the current pair.




This function works the same way as [Ctrl-F3] above. It allows you to change the pair number of the East-West pair in the current entry.



This function marks the current entry as a score on a fouled board. When using a color monitor the entry is shown in a different color and a flag is set to "F" indicating the foul.


During match pointing all fouled scores are combined to produce the result. The calculation of the match points for the fouled board are produced using the WBF formula. All scores marked as fouled are combined together as a fouled board. The ASE Scorer Version 9 only handles one instance of a fouled board. When a board is fouled more than once the results become unmanageable, particularly as the WBF formula treats groups of scores less than 4 with adjustments.