Third deal, entering movie steps

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Third deal, entering movie steps

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Select the menu item [options][define movie] or press F5. The 'define movie' screen appears showing nothing on the left hand side.

 

The following macros are then entered for the movie show:

 

1.Click the bullet 'text' in the lower right hand corner. Double-Click the movie step '25  Show description and wait'.

2.Click the bullet 'bids' in the lower right hand corner. Double-click the movie step '15 Position at first bid'

3.Click the bullet 'navigation' in the lower right hand corner. Double-Click the movie step '36 Wait for 1 sec.'.

4.Double-Click the movie step '45 Show bids to end'

5.Click the bullet 'display' in the lower right hand corner. Double-Click the movie step '1 hide North'

6.Double-Click the movie step '5 hide South'

7.Double-Click the movie step '7 hide West'

8.Click the bullet 'text' in the lower right hand corner. Double-Click the movie step '27  Show introduction and wait'.

9.Click the bullet 'tricks' in the lower right hand corner. Double-Click the movie step '19 position 1st trick 1st card'

10.Double-Click the movie step '21 Show next card in trick'

11.Click the bullet 'display' in the lower right hand corner. Double-Click the movie step '2 show North'

12.Double-Click the movie step '6 show South'

13.Double-Click the movie step '8 show West'

14.Click the bullet 'text' in the lower right hand corner. Double-Click the movie step '30  Show deal comments'.

15.Click the bullet 'navigation' in the lower right hand corner. Double-Click the movie step '37 Wait for 2 sec.'.

16.Click the bullet 'tricks' in the lower right hand corner. Double-Click the movie step '44 show all tricks'

17.Double-Click the movie step '40 show cards to end'

18.Click the bullet 'bids' in the lower right hand corner. Double-click the movie step '14 Show contract'

19.Click the bullet 'display' in the lower right hand corner. Double-Click the movie step '2 show North'

20.Click the bullet 'text' in the lower right hand corner. Double-Click the movie step '31  Show result comments and wait'.

21.Click the bullet 'navigation' in the lower right hand corner. Double-Click the movie step '24 Select next deal'.

 

Click [OK] to close 'define movie', save the file and [Play movie], F2.

 

Notes on the macros steps shown above:

 

1.The description text entered in the commentary is displayed with a [OK] button.

2.The sequence of bids are positioned at the first bid. If this is not done before step 4 the movie will end because there are no bids to show.

3.The timer delay is set to 1 second between the bids shown in step 4.

4.The bids are shown starting at the first, and any annotation and notes associated with each bid are honored. Bids without any annotation are simply displayed and the movie proceeds to the next bid after the time previously specified in step 3.

5.The north hand is hidden from the viewer.

6.The South hand is hidden from the viewer.

7.The West hand is hidden from the viewer.

8.The introduction text entered in the commentary is displayed with a [OK] button.

9.The sequence of trick play is positioned at the first card in the first trick. If this is not done before step 10 the movie will end because there are no cards to show.

10. The first card, the opening lead, is shown. The annotation for that card (K) is shown with a [next] button available to the viewer, and once pressed the movie proceeds to step 11.

11. The north hand is shown to the viewer.

12.The South hand is shown to the viewer.

13.The West hand is shown to the viewer.

14. The deal comments text entered in the commentary is displayed with a [Pause] button. This gives the viewer the option of stopping the play at any trick happening in step 17.

15. The timer delay is set to 2 seconds between tricks shown in step 16.

16.The play record screen is shown, with a list of all tricks as they are played. The screen contents is updated after each trick.

17.The tricks are shown starting at the first, and any annotation and notes associated with each trick are honored. Tricks without any annotation are simply displayed and the movie proceeds to the next trick after the time previously specified in step 15.

18.The contract is shown to complete the final display of the hand.

19.This is a bit of a trick. The north hand is already defined as showing, but of course it no longer has any cards in it because of the play in step 17. All the hands are shown, including North, as all the hands are specified as being shown.

20.The result text entered in the commentary is displayed with a [OK] button.

21.The movie proceeds to the next deal, if there is one.