Changing Field Entry Order??
Wed, 25 Nov 1998 14:29:14 +0000
Also I find the if you space in the Call field - easy to remember to do
that because you want a dupe check - cursor moves to Seq field. From then
on you can also use TAB to move thru the fields, which is more instinctive
to me. Old habits die hard.
At 03:19 PM 11/21/98 -0000, you wrote:
>There is no reason to change the order of the fields, but it does help to
>understand what the program does for SS to "help" you out.
>Press F11 to wipe the entry window.
> >The cursor is sitting in the callsign field. Let's say someone calls you.
>Type their call in the callsign field.
>Now they start to give you the exchange. If you press the space bar, the
>cursor jumps to the number field. Enter the number.
>Press the space bar. The cursor jumps to the Precedence field.
>Press the space bar. The cursor goes to the call field (which is the info
>they are giving you next). Then space to check, then space to section.
>The problem with WriteLog as it is configured from the "factory" is that
>some fields are set up to auto tab and some are not. I highly recommend
>that you go into Exchange format set up and set all fields to have a check
>for "Tab Only. No auto tab when field is full." This will make it so the
>space bar always moves you to the next field. Then once you get used to the
>order you will see that it works great the way it is!
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Marty Tippin
>> Sent: Saturday, November 21, 1998 3:46 AM
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Subject: Changing Field Entry Order??
>> Is there a way to change the order in which fields are entered in
>> For the Sweepstakes, it would save a few keystrokes if I could enter the
>> callsign first, followed by the sequence, precedence, check and section
>> (which, unless I'm mistaken, is the order the information is handed out in
>> the phone contest). If I try to change the exchange format by
>> all fields, it'll disable the multiplier handling. So it appears that I
>> can't do much with it.
>> If it's currently not possible to change the entry order, then I would
>> submit that the ability to change the order fields are entered
>> (by dragging
>> & dropping the buttons in the QSO Entry window) would be a great
>> enhancement for the next version of WriteLog...
>> Also, I thought someone mentioned recently that WriteLog has some
>> functionality for tracking time on/off (reporting of which is required for
>> SS) - I can't find it anywhere in v9.14 - am I missing something or is it
>> -Marty KI0LO
Dr. Jerry R. Pixton, PIXOS Designs