Lives Play Menu

Advance section

Advance the section to the next round. Score all games, and ensure the active cell is in the body of the section.

Shortcode : )*

If you advance by accident or discover an error you can Reverse section.


Merge survivors

Picks up all survivors in the current round and merges them into 1 or more new sections above.
Fully score the round, but don't advance the sections before merging.

Shortcode: )ms

You can use the Lives policy Group text to differentiate the new merged sections, e.g. "Day 2 Section #".


Initialise qualifiers above

Run from a Pool play sheet to initialise Lives play above in accordance with the sheet's Lives policy.

Ensure that qualifiers are identified by "Q" (actually it can be any character) in the "Q" column.

Shortcode: )iqa


Initialise selected right

Select several teams in adjacent rows before running. Chartroom initialises Lives play in columns to the right.

Shortcode: )isrn where n is a number e.g. )isr6


Initialise selected below

This will initialise a 1-life plate event with teams eliminated from a lives play main event. Selected teams must be in adjacent rows.

Shortcode: )isbn where n is a number e.g. )isb11


Set survivor count

Click on the topmost round header (e.g. that you intend to merge) before running. Chartroom inserts a line above.

Shortcode: Append )ssc to the round e.g. R4)ssc


Insert game table

Click on a cell to the right of the Final round header to insert a scorecard table for a final. Prompts for the number of ends in the bowls game, and picks up the initials of the opposing players or skips. Requires 2 adjacent visible columns.

When entering scores in this special final table you can use a "double hyphen" and Chartroom will replace it with an ndash, e.g. 7--5 will become 7–5.

Reverse game table

Select the whole game table and run. Reverses the heading and scores for each end.


Float winner

If the winner of the final game is in position 2, click any cell on that row and run.

Shortcode: )fw


Reset rinks

Running this tells Chartroom to forget the prior rink history when allocating rinks.


Reverse section

Click in the body of the section before running. Chartroom backs up the section to the previous round.

Shortcode )rs