[WriteLog] CW number setup

Gary AL9A al9a at mtaonline.net
Thu Sep 24 08:25:05 PDT 2009

The [Cut-Numbers] section can appear anywhere in the ini file.  Mine is just 
after the [Configuration] section.  All the ini commands, their syntax and a 
short description are in the Help manual.

Gary AL9A

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jerry Flanders" <jeflanders at comcast.net>
To: "Edward Taylor" <Phinehas at columbus.rr.com>
Cc: <writelog at contesting.com>
Sent: September 23, 2009 8:16 AM
Subject: Re: [WriteLog] CW number setup

> The writelog.ini file REALLY needs to come with ALL options already
> listed (and with those not wanted in the standard installation
> commented out). If they were there, it would be pretty easy for a guy
> to change the comment status to enable them. Otherwise, he often has
> to guess about proper format and make repeated attempts to discover
> how to make it work. Don't ask how I discovered this wisdom.
> Ed, search the help files - you might possibly discover the exact
> format for this command. I am not sure if order is important in the
> ini file - probably not. I am not sure if a [cut-number] header is
> important either. Just do what the rest of us do - guess and try.
> Jerry W4UK
> At 07:46 AM 9/23/2009, you wrote:
>>Hello to all,
>>I sent a email about a week ago asking about the CW display.  Gary,
>>AL9A,  was kind enough to provide an answer.  Thanks Gary!
>>My new problem is this: when I set up the CW/RTTY/SSB Memory Setup
>>window, I type in %3 so that my sequence will be sent in a three
>>digit format.  The instructions in the WriteLog Manuals say that "T"
>>will be sent for "0" (zero).  However, my program sends "0" NOT
>>"T"  This makes a big difference in CW contesting.
>>The manual states that "if the mode is CW, the digits are translated
>>to letters according to the [Cut-Numbers] section in
>>WRITELOG.INI."  When I go to the [Cut-Number] instructions of the
>>manual, it shows a table that says that 0 will be sent as 0 if "you
>>don't set up this section."  The manual states that the WriteLog.ini
>>file is in ASCII and is "directly editable."
>>I have not been able to discover how to set up the [Cut-Number]
>>section of the WriteLog.ini file to send T for zero.  I haven't even
>>been able to find the [Cut-Number] section in the .ini file.
>>Help? Anyone!
>>WriteLog mailing list
>>WriteLog at contesting.com
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