APPENDIX G - USING NAT4WIN.EXE
NAT4WIN.EXE is a program developed by John Hansen and written by Nigel Dutton.
It is used in conjunction with the NATIONAL.TXT, NATIONAL.CLB and ALTERNAT.TXT
files and is intended to serve as a utility program for masterpoint secretaries
and other persons wishing to create masterpoint files.
Note that many functions in this program have been superseded by the latest
web site. Its main purpose now is for creating award files and checking award
files created by external programs.
This program is available on the Downloads page of the web site.
(Redundant features still appear in the program, but are not discussed here.)
- View Masterpoint Information in a MP File.
Select and view the details and
total credits in an existing masterpoint file.
- Edit Masterpoint Information in a MP File.
Select and edit an existing
- Merge Masterpoint Files.
Select and merge two or more masterpoint files of the same type (colour).
Manual Files Menu
- Enter Club Members' Masterpoints Manually.
Used to enter masterpoint credits for your home and alt members. You should
first of all select your club to create a screen that shows all the players
(home club and alt) of that club. Then enter the players' masterpoints next
to their ABF numbers, in much the same manner as you would have entered the
player credits onto the CPAR forms.
- Enter Visitors' MP Manually.
Used to enter ABF number and masterpoints for all players who are not included
in the above.
- Printer Setup
Set up your printer
- Show Program Hints
Holding the cursor over some of the edit boxes produces "program hints".
This facility can be turned on or off.