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  1. Standard member MetBierOp
    Dutch
    04 Sep '09 14:19
    Hello Caissa devotees :-),

    I would like to use Fritz to make some tutorials.
    However I don't know how to add circels, arrows, highlight squares etc.
    And can't find in the help function.

    So, could anyone explain to me, what I should do, or perhaps suggest other chess,software to use?

    Help is appreciated.
  2. 04 Sep '09 15:35
    Originally posted by MetBierOp
    Hello Caissa devotees :-),

    I would like to use Fritz to make some tutorials.
    However I don't know how to add circels, arrows, highlight squares etc.
    And can't find in the help function.

    So, could anyone explain to me, what I should do, or perhaps suggest other chess,software to use?

    Help is appreciated.
    it explains them shortly under the "edit and annotate game" title in the help menu:

    Graphic commentary
    The program uses coloured arrows and squares to illustrate tactical points and make strategic themes and plans more clear. You can manually enter these using a combination of mouse and keyboard. Press the Alt key and click a square or draw a line from one square to another. This will give you a green square or arrow. Alt+Ctrl does the same in yellow, use Alt+Shift for red. Clicking on the area around the board will remove the arrows and colored squares. All of this is great for chess lectures.
  3. Standard member MetBierOp
    Dutch
    04 Sep '09 16:18
    Great! Thanks
  4. 04 Sep '09 19:57
    Originally posted by philidor position
    it explains them shortly under the "edit and annotate game" title in the help menu:

    Graphic commentary
    The program uses coloured arrows and squares to illustrate tactical points and make strategic themes and plans more clear. You can manually enter these using a combination of mouse and keyboard. Press the Alt key and click a square or draw a ...[text shortened]... the board will remove the arrows and colored squares. All of this is great for chess lectures.
    Do you know an easy way to take my archived games from here and download them to fritz for analysis?
  5. 04 Sep '09 19:59
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    Do you know an easy way to take my archived games from here and download them to fritz for analysis?
    you should perhaps direct that question to an experienced RHP user. I don't know if the site allows you to download all your games at once.
  6. 04 Sep '09 20:20
    Originally posted by philidor position
    you should perhaps direct that question to an experienced RHP user. I don't know if the site allows you to download all your games at once.
    ok thanks.I was not interested in all of them. just certain ones periodically.Example,like a opening that may have stumped me,,a winning position then loosing the game,things of this nature.
  7. 04 Sep '09 20:21 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    ok thanks.I was not interested in all of them. just certain ones periodically.Example,like a opening that may have stumped me,,a winning position then loosing the game,things of this nature.
    if you're mentioning individual games, then you can just copy and paste the pgns into fritz.
  8. 04 Sep '09 20:30
    Originally posted by philidor position
    if you're mentioning individual games, then you can just copy and paste the pgns into fritz.
    I know this sounds stupid but( please, bear w/me) how do I do that?
  9. 04 Sep '09 20:52 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    I know this sounds stupid but( please, bear w/me) how do I do that?
    Find the game here on RHP, there must be a "show pgn" or "download pgn" button or something like that somewhere. This is for sure, so don't give up finding it

    if the pgn is in text, you just copy all the text, then, open fritz and hit "ctrl + v" (Edit/Paste/Paste Game) and there's your game.

    if there's only a download option, you download the file, then open fritz, hit f12 (File/Open Database), then hit ctrl+o (again, File/Open Database) and find that pgn file.

    To analyze the game, I recommend using infinite analysis (Game/Infinite Analysis).
  10. 04 Sep '09 20:55
    Originally posted by philidor position
    Find the game here on RHP, there must be a "show pgn" or "download pgn" button or something like that somewhere. This is for sure, so don't give up finding it

    if the pgn is in text, you just copy all the text, then, open fritz and hit "ctrl + v" (Edit/Paste/Paste Game) and there's your game.

    if there's only a download option, you download ...[text shortened]...

    To analyze the game, I recommend using infinite analysis (Game/Infinite Analysis).
    Thank you very much!
  11. 04 Sep '09 21:25
    There is also a way you can get all the games you have played on here
    emailed to you in one long PGN.

    http://www.redhotpawn.com/mygames/emailgames.php


    You have to set the criteria. (number of moves, date etc)
    and is limited to 100 games per PGN.
    So if you want all 400 games you do this 4 times with different settings.
  12. 04 Sep '09 21:46
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    There is also a way you can get all the games you have played on here
    emailed to you in one long PGN.

    http://www.redhotpawn.com/mygames/emailgames.php


    You have to set the criteria. (number of moves, date etc)
    and is limited to 100 games per PGN.
    So if you want all 400 games you do this 4 times with different settings.
    appreciate it