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StartInFolder problem

Printed From: Yachts and Yachting Online
Category: General
Forum Name: Sailwave Support
Forum Discription: The place to ask questions relating to this popular sailing results program
Printed Date: 20 Sep 21 at 4:31pm
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Topic: StartInFolder problem
Posted By: Longcove
Subject: StartInFolder problem
Date Posted: 03 Jul 12 at 10:01pm
Hi: I haven't looked at SW for a year and I've just installed 2.5.1 on a new laptop prior to the new season. You can see from the printout below that SW doesn't like me.
It didn't do this to me in the past.
I've tried changing Paths in Edit Registry Settings. Nout.
So why wont c:\Users\ . . . . open
Probably obvious, but not to me!

17:37:16  CmdLineFile=
17:37:16  CmdLineOpenProforma=0
17:37:16  CmdLineOpenNew=0
17:37:16  CmdLineShear=0
17:37:16  CmdRunFromRoot=0
17:37:16  ScreenWidth=1366
17:37:16  ScreenHeight=768
17:37:16  WindowsVersion=6.1.7601
17:37:16  WindowsUser=dv6-6120us
17:37:16  SailwaveVersion=2.5.1
17:37:16  InstalledOn=07/03/12 9:50:39
17:37:16  InstalledBy=dv6-6120us
17:37:16  ProgramFolder=C:\Program Files (x86)\Sailwave
17:37:16  StartInFolder=C:\Users\dv6-6120us\Documents
17:37:16  TempFileFolder=C:\Users\dv6-6120us\AppData\Local\Temp
17:37:16  MyDocsFolder=C:\Users\dv6-6120us\Documents
17:37:16  CommandLine=
17:37:16  Loading ratings from C:\Program Files (x86)\Sailwave\Ratings
17:37:16  No rating files present
17:37:17  Message - Could not open C:\Users\dv6-6120us\Documents

Posted By: patj
Date Posted: 04 Jul 12 at 1:26pm
Loaded sailwave 2.5.1. last night and got something like this because the install has removed the ratings subdirectory so you need to replace it and put a ratings file there - I just copied the old one from a backup.

Posted By: Longcove
Date Posted: 04 Jul 12 at 3:11pm
Hi Patj: Thanks for reply. The problem disappeared when I set up a series! Odd but true. Also I've never used ratings files 'cos I only score dinghies. Obviously there is something a bit different in the latest SW.
Thanks again.

Posted By: patj
Date Posted: 04 Jul 12 at 5:44pm
You obviously only score fleet racing! I only score dinghies but always handicap racing!
We have our own set of handicaps for Classic and Vintage racing based on age and condition of boat and thus our own ratings file.

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