[WriteLog] FMRE Serial Number Pre-Fill
w0yk at msn.com
Thu Feb 11 10:51:39 PST 2010
No, I did not have any pre-fill engaged. What I referred to below was the
pre-fill that WriteLog does based on having worked the station previously in
the same log.
It wouldn't make sense to engage pre-fill for the FMRE because serial
numbers go into the same entry field as XE districts.
Ed - P49X
> -----Original Message-----
> From: writelog-bounces at contesting.com
> [mailto:writelog-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Gary AL9A
> Sent: Thursday, February 11, 2010 2:19 PM
> To: Writelog Reflector
> Subject: Re: [WriteLog] FMRE Serial Number Pre-Fill
> Meant to reply to this earlier, but apparently deleted it
> from my inbox before I could do that. Were you doing the
> Pre-Fill by importing adi file info from a previous contest?
> If so, that may be the problem. When setting up WL to hook
> to the previous adi file and import the data a window pops up
> asking you which fields you wish to import. By default all
> fields are selected, including the NR field. Unless you
> deselect that field the old serial number exchanges from the
> previous contest will be imported and populated into the NR
> field for the current contest. Obviously this is not what is
> desired. Just be sure to examine those field names when
> connecting to a previous log adi file and make sure you are
> going to load only the fields you need.
> Gary AL9A
> >In the FMRE yesterday, the exchange was pre-filled from the prior
> >contact with a given station. That is appropriate for the
> XE District
> >abbreviation, but not for the serial number. Others tell me
> that only
> >the XE District abbreviation was pre-filled for them, not the serial
> >number from non-XE stations.
> >Furthermore, when I clicked in the new serial number, it
> replaced the
> >call sign, not the incorrect serial number. This was using
> 10.75N with
> >the latest FMRE contest plug-in.
> >Is there a configuration parameter that I have set wrong?
> >Ed - W0YK
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