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Tool Bar

 

 

The action buttons of the tool bar are, respectively, from left to right:

Open a position file
Save in a position file
Print using current options
Print preview (report / solution)
Information
Search positions
Visualize
Mate search and analysis
Solving options
Special effects

 

Status Bar

 

In most cases:

Zone 1:indicates, depending on the pointer's position, on which square the pointer is located.
Zone 2:indicates the usual solving options (S: set position; T: try play; A: actual play) and the problem category.
Zone3:displays a brief help message in regard to the menu item or the selected button.

 

During file-related operations

Zone 1:indicates the position number corresponding to the scrolling bar movements or the number of selected positions.
Zone 2:n/a
Zone 3:indicates the current file name and the current position number.

 

In mate search mode

Zone 1:indicates which white move is being tested
Zone 2:indicates whether a mate has been found
Zone 3:displays the search duration

 

In analysis mode

Zone 1:indicates which black move is being analysed
Zone 2:indicates which variation is being tested
Zone 3:n/a

 

Keyboard shortcuts

F1

Aide

[F8]

Save

[F2]

Clear Board

[Shift]+[F8]

Insert / Delete position(s)

[Shift]+[F2]

Restore Board

[Ctrl]+(F8]

Append a position

[F3]

Setup Mode

[F9]

Open a file

[F4]

Refresh Solution

[Shift]+[F9]

Open a position

[Shift]+[F4]

Print

[Ctrl]+[F9]

Visualizer

[F5]

Solve the problem

[F10]

Search positions

[F6]

Information

[Shift]+[F10]

Problem List

[F7]

Problem Type

[F11]

Solving Options

 

Mouse shortcuts

 

To enter information, click in the relevant zone (below the chess board)
To enter the problem type, click in the relevant zone (underneath the chess board and to the right)
To modify the search and editing options, click in zone 2 of the status bar
To active setup mode, right-click on the board.

 


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