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Subject: Re: little march tournament, some games

Author: Kurt Utzinger

Date: 09:01:46 03/07/06

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On March 07, 2006 at 11:45:40, GŁnther Simon wrote:

>On March 07, 2006 at 07:24:48, Thorsten Czub wrote:
>
>>On March 07, 2006 at 06:34:09, GŁnther Simon wrote:
>>
>>>Hi Thorsten,
>>>
>>>Me and a lot of others don't like it too(for posts), but why don't you
>>>you use the 'old' style output then?
>>
>>i have changed the format 1000 times the way you describe. it still uses the new
>>format. i guess a bug.
>>
>>
>>>Kurt and me and others have at least posted a couple of messages
>>>here how to do it...
>>>
>>>Ok here again:
>>>
>>>Tools -> Options -> Clipboard -> Text: 'PGN' and PGN: 'Old format'
>>>
>>>Guenther
>>
>>yes. you posted the above "method".
>>i have tried this out.
>>it is NOT changing anything.
>>
>>i HAVE the hooks at the right position. but the GUI still likes to
>>use the NEW format.
>
>
>I see. Obviously the method above only works for one single loaded game.

      This statement might be wrong. All our test games are played
      in a row with text=PGN and PGN=old format and all works fine.
      Kurt

>They should allow exporting whole databases in the old format of course,
>but I guess this will never come.

      This is something that does not work in my opinion. The games
      must have been played with the set up mentioned above. To convert
      a complete database (PGN) from new to old format, you need a
      special tool.
      Kurt

 Thank's god I don't use that GUIs
>for anything except occasional analysis.
>
>Guenther



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