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The program crashed and results could not be imported
The solution depends on what program caused the crash. 1. Magic Contest crashed This is no big problem as Bridgemate will continue to import results from the Bridgemate server. Do the following: Close the error window. Restart Magic Contest and open the existing event in Contest Explorer. There will be a message about a lock … Continue reading The program crashed and results could not be imported
I receive a DAO355.dll error when I install Magic Contest. What is that, and how do I solve it?
This is a problem that sometimes occurs on new computers and sometimes don't. I don't know why. The error message is shown when Magic Contest is installed, and it has to do with the database support for the member list. First of all, there are three options when the error message is shown. It is … Continue reading I receive a DAO355.dll error when I install Magic Contest. What is that, and how do I solve it?
How do I score a 2-evening event with 12 pairs?
A: How do I score a 2-evening event with 12 pairs, where all pairs should meet each other, and I cannot score the event in barometer style, and 22 or 33 boards is not accepted? Q: Not easy, but can be done. Note! The instructions below are based on a solid knowledge in multiple advanced … Continue reading How do I score a 2-evening event with 12 pairs?
How do I enter hand records?
There are four ways to do this: Import the hand record file when you start the contest Import the hand record file manually after start Enter the cards manually in Magic Contest Let the players enter the cards manually in Bridgemate . 1. Import the hand record file when you start the contest First of … Continue reading How do I enter hand records?
How do I create a PDF file with the final result?
There is no internal PDF functionality. Instead, you must send the print output to a so called PDF writer, which acts like a printer but it creates PDF files. The best such program, which happens to be free thanks to Open source, is called PDF Creator. You can download it here: http://www.pdfforge.org/pdfcreator Once it is … Continue reading How do I create a PDF file with the final result?
All results are gone from the Bridgemate server and the database. What can I do?
Q1: If the Bridgemate database is empty, and the server also seems empty, how can entered results be restored so I get a final result in the contest? A1: Luckily there are many different recovery features in Bridgemate. They are all described in the official Bridgemate manual. Here comes a short answer on how to … Continue reading All results are gone from the Bridgemate server and the database. What can I do?