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World of Card Games supports Hand Animator format
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(08-20-2015, 11:46 PM)TigreLXIX Wrote:  
(08-20-2015, 11:38 PM)mickmackusa Wrote:  I just had a thought, and I could use some clarification.

When your players are exporting hand histories via email, are they only able to receive one hand at a time? or can they receive all of the hands at the end of the game? or both?

I hope the answer is both.
The Power Pinochle Hand Animator is written to handle multiple hands as long as there is blank line between each hand history.
I suppose, more commonly, people will only want to review a single hand.
However, some people may want to peruse the whole game without loading individual hands.

I have exported hand histories for games played earlier this week.  When you hit [Shift]+P at the end of each hand, only that hand is exported.

I did load some of the game into the Hand Animator.  It was easy enough (yet slightly inconvenient) to copy each hand from the e-mail into Notepad, then copy several hands (or the full game log) into PP.

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Marya - one thought I had was that it might be good to have a checkbox in the Pinochle Options dialogue box that, if checked, would automatically send hand histories (and/or full game logs) to the e-mail on file.  There were a few hands where I forgot to hit [Shift]+P and therefore didn't get those specific hand histories, resulting in gaps in the game history.  (It still loaded in Hand Animator, but obviously the scores jumped around.)

Great idea about the checkbox in Pinochle Options -- so that you always have completed games emailed to you.  Defaulting to no emails.
With this enabled, a player can stay focused on the game instead of worrying about preserving the hands.

If a player wants to have the previous hand's history before the game is complete, then they can receive an individual hand using the [Shift]+P method.

I have just emailed rakbeater about creating a new subforum.  Please delay posting your hand histories until he has decided how to best structure things.
It's unbelievable how much you don't know about the game you've been playing all your life. -- Mickey Mantle
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RE: World of Card Games supports Hand Animator format - mickmackusa - 08-21-2015, 12:07 AM

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