SwissSys Software

Bug reports, fixes, and tweaks

The following minor bugs and small improvements have been dealt with since version the release of version 9.6. The version shown in parenthesis gives the version with which the change was made. If you do not have the latest release of version 9 installed (check the Help|About box), you may download and install the most up-to-date version from the downloads page and use it without having to re-register. 

Problem with switching primary and secondary databases of identical type. (9.6)

Fixed-roster board numbers offset when using equal number of boards for all teams. (9.61)

Font file not saving team standings fonts consistently. (9.61)

Save dialog for exports not popping up under some Windows 10 installations. (9.61)

Merge exclusion of rounds not indexed properly. (9.62)

Problem with plus-2 pairings of oddman missing alternatives to in-team pairings. (9.62)

Format option for displaying float information was not correct in USCF mode. (9.62)

Correction of version 9.62 that made fixed-roster pairings inconsistent. (9.63)

Conversion to double Swiss was not distinguishing between two draws and a win plus a loss. (9.64)

Added Bucholtz cut 1 and cut 2 tiebreaks. (9.64)

Made tiebreak abbreviations longer and easier to understand.

Allow for saving settings without machine-dependent information like path names. (9.64)

FIDE certificate awarded (9.6)

Profile with file option caused error if mixing maximized and normal window sizes. (9.65)

New option: Profile now optionally skips overwriting local paths. (9.65)

Norm reference tables not always updated, so the certificate could list incorrect points required. (9.65)

Printing of bye list used wrong font. (9.65)

Printouts could skip first page. (9.66)

Colors reversed for last round in some round double round robins. (9.67)

Sorting of players with equal rating needed adjustment. (9.67)

Unnecessary warning about invalid paths. (9.68)

Problem with losing second half results of divided blitz style tournaments. (9.69)

USCF ratings report tweaked for when some games are not FIDE-ratable. (9.7)

"Range error" could appear if not using the "clear reserved byes" option for withdrawals. (9.7)

New features (9.7):

    Prompt to substitute quick/blitz rating for regular and vice-versa 

    Suppress display of full point bye result in pair chart.

    Option to set "Never gets the bye flag" when the program assigns a bye. 

Revised default filenames for master team pairing list to include team code. (9.71)

Footer font changes not recognized. (9.71)

Fees1 field not recognized for custom xls database. (9.71)         

Tiebreak of Avg Opposition was dropping the low. (9.71)

Problem with tiebreaks when using + as the key to enter wins. (9.71)

Restored ability to view combined sections for most tournament types. (9.72)

Feature to input results from text file and run from command line. (9.72)

Byes showed board numbers for round robin when taking turns at board 1.  (9.72)

Divided double-blitz round robin could get quadrupled rounds.  (9.72)

Minor synching problem when switching to team-based view of the pair chart. (9.73)

In FIDE mode for a fixed-roster section, program-allocated byes were not saved correctly. (9.73)Initialization bug: Section title listed as “NoName” in caption after opening tmt file. (9.73)