Configuring the Log Page Display

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When first installed, DXKeeper's Log Page Display is configured to show 8 of the more than 100 items associated with each QSO. You can add or remove items from the Log Page Display using the table in the Log Page Display panel on the Configuration window's Log tab. This control also lets you modify the Log Page Display's column captions, change column widths, and change the column order.

To add a column to the Log Page Display that displays a specified item,

Note that to see the newly added field, you may need to horizontally scroll the log page display or  increase the width of DXKeeper's Main window.

Checking the Include Entity name with DXCC prefix box will expand the Log Page Display's DXCC Prefix column to include both the DXCC prefix and full DXCC entity name for each QSO.

To remove a column from the Log Page Display,

To change the text that appears at the top of an item's column in the Log Page Display, 

To change the alignment of any item in the Log Page Display, 

To change the width of a column in the Log Page Display, position the cursor over the vertical line to the left or right of the column's caption; when properly positioned, the cursor will change to the Windows border adjustment cursor, allowing you to click and drag the column border to either expand or contract the column width as desired.

To change the order of columns in the Log Page Display, click on the caption of a column you wish to relocate. Then click-and-drag the column until the two red positioning triangles indicate the desired new location.

To split the Log Page Display into two independently scrollable sets of columns, use the black rectangle to the left of the horizontal scroll bar. Using the left mouse button to click-and-drag this rectangle to the right will create a second set of columns. To eliminate this second set of columns, click-and-drag this rectangle back to the left margin.

You can save the Log Page Display's current layout to a file, and you can restore a layout stored a previously saved file. The Automatically update layout file box, when checked, causes the specified Log Page Display layout file to automatically be updated to reflect changes made to the Log Page Display's layout without your approval of each such update.

If the Highlight duplicate QSOs box is checked, then entries in the Log Page Display whose callsign, band, and mode match those of the Capture window will be highlighted in red font.

If SpotCollector has been installed and run, used the settings in the Background Colors panel on SpotCollector's Configuration window's Spot Database Display tab to specify the Log Page Display background colors that indicate whether an entry's callsign is a known participant in LotW and/or an Authenticity-Guaranteed member of, if the Indicate LotW & eQSL AG status box is checked. If SpotCollector has not been installed and run, the Colors button enables you to specify the Log Page Display background colors.

the Fonts button enables you to specify the font and font metrics (size, bold, italic) used in the Log Page Display

Dates displayed in the Log Page Display follow the short date format specified in the Windows Control Panel's Regional and Language Options section. The format selected must specify a 4-digit year.

The Frequency precision box specifies the number of decimal digits shown in transmit frequencies and receive frequencies appearing in the Log Page Display; the valid range is 3 to 6.

The Power precision box specifies the number of decimal digits shown in the transmit power appearing in the Log Page Display; the valid range is 0 to 6.

The Chronological Sort Order panel determines whether the Sort panel's UTC button, the Sync QSLs operation, and the Sync LotW QSLs operation will sort the Log Page Display in ascending or descending order of QSO Begin time, eQSL Date Rcvd, or LotW Date Rcvd respectively. If the Sort panel's UTC sort is active, a change to the sort order is immediately effected