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ian [transferring your player database]
switchingfromsb [2017/05/03 14:45] (current)
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 I hope that the help files will be of some use in trying out EBUScore. I hope that the help files will be of some use in trying out EBUScore.
  
-The two programs are not compatible. ​ When you switch, you will not be able to use EBUScore to access your old sessions that you scored using ScoreBridge,​ nor use your existing Player Database.\\+The two programs are not compatible. ​ When you switch, you will not be able to use EBUScore to access your old sessions that you scored using ScoreBridge,​ nor use your existing Player Database, or custom movements.\\
 It is possible to convert your player database, but it's not an easy process: It is possible to convert your player database, but it's not an easy process:
  
 ==== Transferring your player database ==== ==== Transferring your player database ====
-Firstly, ​you need to export ​your old player database ​from ScoreBridge:\\+ 
 +If you are a BridgeWebs user, it may be possible ​to transfer ​your player database ​via BridgeWebs:\\ 
 +  * Use ScoreBridge to upload your player database to BridgeWebs. 
 +  * Launch EBUScore and click on '​Player Database'​. 
 +  * Click on the '​Player Management'​ tab (top middle), and then on the '​Import PD from BridgeWebs'​ (bottom left). 
 +  * You will need to have ensured that your Bridgewebs name and password are recorded in the boxes just above. 
 +Because the formats of the respective databases are not identical, you might lose some vital information (such as "Club Player IDs"​). 
 + 
 + 
 +**If you do not have BridgeWebs**,​ or if you want more control over which information gets transferred,​ you can transfer directly via a csv file: 
 Launch ScoreBridge,​ click on '​PlayerDB'​ to get to your Player Database screen.\\ Launch ScoreBridge,​ click on '​PlayerDB'​ to get to your Player Database screen.\\
 One of the new menu items at the top is 'Make Spreadsheet'​. ​ Click on this.\\ One of the new menu items at the top is 'Make Spreadsheet'​. ​ Click on this.\\
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   * Change 'Email Address'​ to '​email'​.   * Change 'Email Address'​ to '​email'​.
   * Change 'Post Code' to '​Postcode'​.   * Change 'Post Code' to '​Postcode'​.
-  * Change 'Club Member No' to '​PID'​+  * Change 'Club Member No' to '​PID' ​- if you do this, though, you need to make sure that **every** player on the list has a player ID
 All but the '​Firstname'​ and '​Surname'​ are non-essential,​ But EBU Numbers will be very useful, and if players use 'Club Numbers'​ on bridgemates,​ for example, it would be helpful to transfer these across. ​ Otherwise, any columns not listed above can easily be ignored.\\ All but the '​Firstname'​ and '​Surname'​ are non-essential,​ But EBU Numbers will be very useful, and if players use 'Club Numbers'​ on bridgemates,​ for example, it would be helpful to transfer these across. ​ Otherwise, any columns not listed above can easily be ignored.\\
  
 +Save the file with these changes, and then close down the file and ScoreBridge.
  
 +Launch EBUScore and click on '​Player Database'​.
  
 +{{:​screenshot_pd_import.png?​400|}}
  
 +Click on the '​Player Management'​ tab (top middle), and then on the '​Import PD from csv' button at the bottom (circled above).
  
- +Firstly you will be asked whether or not you wish to delete your existing database. ​ If you wish to retain Club '​player IDs' from your old database, then you will need to say '​Yes',​ even if there is nothing to delete!\\
-Firstly you will be asked you whether or not you wish to delete your existing database. ​ If you wish to retain Club '​player IDs' from your old database, then you will need to say '​Yes',​ even if there is nothing to delete!\\+
 If you do choose '​Yes',​ the '​deleted'​ database will be saved as a backup, and you see a prompt confirming this.  If you choose '​No',​ you will get a different prompt "PIDs in the imported file will be ignored"​. ​ Either way, just click '​OK'​.\\ If you do choose '​Yes',​ the '​deleted'​ database will be saved as a backup, and you see a prompt confirming this.  If you choose '​No',​ you will get a different prompt "PIDs in the imported file will be ignored"​. ​ Either way, just click '​OK'​.\\
  
-Next you will need to navigate to find the '​csv'​ file that you have just saved - you did make a note, didn't you!  ​(It'​s probably in C:​\PairsScorer\Reports)\\ +Next you will need to navigate to find the '​csv'​ file that you have just saved - you did make a note, didn't you!\\ 
-Select the file PlayerDB.csv and click on '​Open'​. +Select the file SBNameData.csv and click on '​Open'​.
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