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#1 User is offline   jillybean 

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Posted 2011-March-20, 10:38

I have never worked out how to load a lin file from `myhands`to these forums so that I can post the complete hand, auction and play.
With the old forums it was a simple process using Wayne`s lin convertor.

Can someone help, please.
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Posted 2011-March-20, 20:16

View Postjillybean, on 2011-March-20, 10:38, said:

I have never worked out how to load a lin file from `myhands`to these forums so that I can post the complete hand, auction and play.
With the old forums it was a simple process using Wayne`s lin convertor.

Can someone help, please.


So here is what you do Basically, get the lin file from the movie found on the traveller page, and substitute in the text as shown in the code snippet below.

Here is a hand I played online, I have put it in code...
http://www.bridgebase.com/tools/handviewer.html?lin=pn|inquiry,ilane,wgcr,jmcw|st%7C%7Cmd%7C3S467QHKD467C45JKA%2CS35H67TQADQKC2368%2CS2TKAH4589D28JACT%2C
%7Crh%7C%7Cah%7CBoard%205%7Csv%7Cn%7Cmb%7C1D%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7C1S%7Cmb%7C2H%7Cmb%7C2S%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7C3S%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7C4S%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cpc%7CC
2%7Cpc%7CCT%7Cpc%7CCQ%7Cpc%7CCA%7Cpc%7CHK%7Cpc%7CHA%7Cpc%7CH5%7Cpc%7CH2%7Cpc%7CHQ%7Cpc%7CH4%7Cpc%7CH3%7Cpc%7CS4%7Cpc%7CS6%7Cpc%7CS3%7Cpc%7CSA%7Cpc%7CS8%7Cpc%
7CH8%7Cpc%7CHJ%7Cpc%7CS7%7Cpc%7CH6%7Cpc%7CSQ%7Cpc%7CS5%7Cpc%7CS2%7Cpc%7CS9%7Cpc%7CCJ%7Cpc%7CC3%7Cpc%7CD2%7Cpc%7CC7%7Cpc%7CCK%7Cpc%7CC6%7Cpc%7CH9%7Cpc%7CC9%7C
pc%7CD4%7Cpc%7CDQ%7Cpc%7CDA%7Cpc%7CD3%7Cpc%7CSK%7Cpc%7CSJ%7Cpc%7CC4%7Cpc%7CH7%7Cpc%7CD8%7Cpc%7CDT%7Cpc%7CD6%7Cpc%7CDK%7Cpc%7CC8%7Cmc%7C11%7C 

Then you replace
http://www.bridgebase.com/tools/handviewer.html?

with
[hv= 


Then you add...
]400|300|[/color]comments[/hv]

to the end If you do all this correctly, it will look like this in "text" mode,
[hv=lin=pn|inquiry,ilane,wgcr,jmcw|st%7C%7Cmd%7C3S467QHKD467C45JKA%2CS35H67TQADQKC2368%2CS2TKAH4589D28JACT%2C
%7Crh%7C%7Cah%7CBoard%205%7Csv%7Cn%7Cmb%7C1D%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7C1S%7Cmb%7C2H%7Cmb%7C2S%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7C3S%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7C4S%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cpc%7CC
2%7Cpc%7CCT%7Cpc%7CCQ%7Cpc%7CCA%7Cpc%7CHK%7Cpc%7CHA%7Cpc%7CH5%7Cpc%7CH2%7Cpc%7CHQ%7Cpc%7CH4%7Cpc%7CH3%7Cpc%7CS4%7Cpc%7CS6%7Cpc%7CS3%7Cpc%7CSA%7Cpc%7CS8%7Cpc%
7CH8%7Cpc%7CHJ%7Cpc%7CS7%7Cpc%7CH6%7Cpc%7CSQ%7Cpc%7CS5%7Cpc%7CS2%7Cpc%7CS9%7Cpc%7CCJ%7Cpc%7CC3%7Cpc%7CD2%7Cpc%7CC7%7Cpc%7CCK%7Cpc%7CC6%7Cpc%7CH9%7Cpc%7CC9%7C
pc%7CD4%7Cpc%7CDQ%7Cpc%7CDA%7Cpc%7CD3%7Cpc%7CSK%7Cpc%7CSJ%7Cpc%7CC4%7Cpc%7CH7%7Cpc%7CD8%7Cpc%7CDT%7Cpc%7CD6%7Cpc%7CDK%7Cpc%7CC8%7Cmc%7C11%7C]400|300|See it works. Dont' forget the last close bracket BEFORE the vertical and horizonal numbers. [/hv]


And like this on the page
See it works. Don't forget the last close bracket BEFORE the vetical and horizonal numbers.


Hope that helps.

It is best to use the format from the traveller since the way you posted the hand will be missing is a month or two when the hands are no longer current.
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Posted 2011-March-20, 21:56

almost, I had to remove "colour"?, or I perhaps I needed to set a colour?


Thanks Ben :) It was a lot easier the old way!
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Posted 2011-October-08, 17:58

View Postjillybean, on 2011-March-20, 21:56, said:

almost, I had to remove "colour"?, or I perhaps I needed to set a colour?


Thanks Ben :) It was a lot easier the old way!

I tried this and it doesn't work- I get a blank tableau.

My lin doesn't look anything like yours- no % (vertical lines instead) and no
{comments}
in the original file.
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Posted 2011-October-08, 20:28

We've had this question asked about a half-dozen times over the past month or so. Can we please pin this thread, so people might find it in the future? Thanks.
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Posted 2011-October-08, 21:46

View PostBbradley62, on 2011-October-08, 20:28, said:

We've had this question asked about a half-dozen times over the past month or so. Can we please pin this thread, so people might find it in the future? Thanks.


It should be made more general- how to post a hand?
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Posted 2012-February-19, 16:09

See it works. Dont' forget the last close bracket BEFORE the vertical and horizonal numbers.



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Posted 2012-February-19, 16:18

RenemPard, you had hard returns in the file you pasted in. This is why it didn't show the auction of the play. I edited your file and only removed these hard returns, to get what is shown... Try pasting your source again, and see how to find those returns and eliminate them. If you copy the html directly, you will not have this problem.
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Posted 2012-June-18, 12:48

View Postinquiry, on 2011-March-20, 20:16, said:

So here is what you do Basically, get the lin file from the movie found on the traveller page, and substitute in the text as shown in the code snippet below.

Here is a hand I played online, I have put it in code...
http://www.bridgebase.com/tools/handviewer.html?lin=pn|inquiry,ilane,wgcr,jmcw|st%7C%7Cmd%7C3S467QHKD467C45JKA%2CS35H67TQADQKC2368%2CS2TKAH4589D28JACT%2C
%7Crh%7C%7Cah%7CBoard%205%7Csv%7Cn%7Cmb%7C1D%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7C1S%7Cmb%7C2H%7Cmb%7C2S%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7C3S%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7C4S%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cpc%7CC
2%7Cpc%7CCT%7Cpc%7CCQ%7Cpc%7CCA%7Cpc%7CHK%7Cpc%7CHA%7Cpc%7CH5%7Cpc%7CH2%7Cpc%7CHQ%7Cpc%7CH4%7Cpc%7CH3%7Cpc%7CS4%7Cpc%7CS6%7Cpc%7CS3%7Cpc%7CSA%7Cpc%7CS8%7Cpc%
7CH8%7Cpc%7CHJ%7Cpc%7CS7%7Cpc%7CH6%7Cpc%7CSQ%7Cpc%7CS5%7Cpc%7CS2%7Cpc%7CS9%7Cpc%7CCJ%7Cpc%7CC3%7Cpc%7CD2%7Cpc%7CC7%7Cpc%7CCK%7Cpc%7CC6%7Cpc%7CH9%7Cpc%7CC9%7C
pc%7CD4%7Cpc%7CDQ%7Cpc%7CDA%7Cpc%7CD3%7Cpc%7CSK%7Cpc%7CSJ%7Cpc%7CC4%7Cpc%7CH7%7Cpc%7CD8%7Cpc%7CDT%7Cpc%7CD6%7Cpc%7CDK%7Cpc%7CC8%7Cmc%7C11%7C 

Then you replace
http://www.bridgebase.com/tools/handviewer.html?

with
[hv= 


Then you add...
]400|300|[/color]comments[/hv]

to the end If you do all this correctly, it will look like this in "text" mode,
[hv=lin=pn|inquiry,ilane,wgcr,jmcw|st%7C%7Cmd%7C3S467QHKD467C45JKA%2CS35H67TQADQKC2368%2CS2TKAH4589D28JACT%2C
%7Crh%7C%7Cah%7CBoard%205%7Csv%7Cn%7Cmb%7C1D%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7C1S%7Cmb%7C2H%7Cmb%7C2S%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7C3S%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7C4S%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cmb%7Cp%7Cpc%7CC
2%7Cpc%7CCT%7Cpc%7CCQ%7Cpc%7CCA%7Cpc%7CHK%7Cpc%7CHA%7Cpc%7CH5%7Cpc%7CH2%7Cpc%7CHQ%7Cpc%7CH4%7Cpc%7CH3%7Cpc%7CS4%7Cpc%7CS6%7Cpc%7CS3%7Cpc%7CSA%7Cpc%7CS8%7Cpc%
7CH8%7Cpc%7CHJ%7Cpc%7CS7%7Cpc%7CH6%7Cpc%7CSQ%7Cpc%7CS5%7Cpc%7CS2%7Cpc%7CS9%7Cpc%7CCJ%7Cpc%7CC3%7Cpc%7CD2%7Cpc%7CC7%7Cpc%7CCK%7Cpc%7CC6%7Cpc%7CH9%7Cpc%7CC9%7C
pc%7CD4%7Cpc%7CDQ%7Cpc%7CDA%7Cpc%7CD3%7Cpc%7CSK%7Cpc%7CSJ%7Cpc%7CC4%7Cpc%7CH7%7Cpc%7CD8%7Cpc%7CDT%7Cpc%7CD6%7Cpc%7CDK%7Cpc%7CC8%7Cmc%7C11%7C]400|300|See it works. Dont' forget the last close bracket BEFORE the vertical and horizonal numbers. [/hv]


And like this on the page
See it works. Don't forget the last close bracket BEFORE the vetical and horizonal numbers.


Hope that helps.

It is best to use the format from the traveller since the way you posted the hand will be missing is a month or two when the hands are no longer current.






Here is what my lin file looks like:

pn|lenoi,dboxley,marinaelen,madge19|st||md|2S2469TH245TAD3TKC,S3QH8JD2469QC36QA,

S7H679QKD57C78TJK,|rh||ah|Board 4|sv|b|mb|p|mb|p|mb|1S|mb|p|mb|1N|mb|2H|mb|p|mb|p|mb|d|mb|p|mb|p|mb|p|pg||pc|SA|pc|S2|pc|S3|pc|

S7|pg||pc|SK|pc|S4|pc|SQ|pc|H6|pg||pc|H7|pc|H3|pc|HA|pc|H8|pg||pc|S6|pc|D2|pc|HQ|pc|S5|pg||pc|D7|pc

|D8|pc|DK|pc|D6|pg||pc|S9|pc|HJ|pc|HK|pc|S8|pg||pc|D5|pc|DJ|pc|D3|pc|D4|pg||pc|DA|pc|DT|pc|D9|pc|H9|pg||pc|

CT|pc|C2|pc|H2|pc|C3|pg||pc|ST|pc|C6|pc|C7|pc|SJ|pg||pc|C4|pc|H4|pc|CQ|pc|C8|pg||pc|H5|pc|DQ|mc|10|


This is nothing like your file. I just downloaded the lin file, edited it with notepad and copied it into this post. What am I doing wrong?
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Posted 2012-June-18, 13:04

Don't download anything. Look at the hand in myhands: http://online.bridge...time=1340078400
and copy and paste what you see in the gray sub-heading area (below the blue top part) into the forum to get your starting point.
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