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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 wich 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 shorcuts

 
[F1]   Help   [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]   Vizualizer  
[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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