WinWarbler Log Settings

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QSO Info Panel

automatic lookup when checked,  DXKeeper, is directed to produce a filtered display showing previous QSOs with that callsign and perform a callbook lookup (if enabled on the Callbook tab of DXKeeper's Configuration window) when
  • Double-clicking on a received callsign

  • striking the enter key in the callsign textbox

log Special Callsign Tags when checked, Special Callsign Tags reported by DXView and SpotCollector will be appended to the QSO Info panel's Comment textbox
automatic propagation forecast when checked with DXView and PropView running, capturing a callsign or performing a Lookup directs PropView to generate a propagation forecast for the station's location using the TX frequency 
local spot on callsign acquisition when checked with SpotCollector running, generate a local spot when a callsign is acquired
clear QSO Info on callsign capture if checked, items in the QSO Info panel will be cleared when a new callsign is entered, or when the Enter or Tab keys are struck while focus resides in the callsign item
set QSO Start when RST received when checked, the QSO will be deemed to have started and its Start Time will be captured when the rst R textbox is modified by striking a key
initialize RST items to default when checked, when you strike Enter or double-click in the Call textbox or when you double-click on a callsign in a receive pane, the rst S and rst R textboxes will, if empty, be set to the specified default value; if no default value is specified, these items will be set to 599 (or 59 if the Mode is Phone) 
preset QSL checkbox when checked, the QSL box is initialized to checked
preset Buro checkbox when checked, the Buro box is initialized to checked
prompt on QSO Info overwrite when checked, if an action -- e.g. double-clicking on a SpotCollector spot database entry -- would overwrite unsaved QSO Info panel data from a QSO that has started, WinWarbler will display a dialog box allowing the user to allow or disallow the overwrite
create mobile myQTHID when checked with a valid grid square in the Position and Vector Configuration window's Position panel, log each QSO's myQTHID as Mobile_<mygrid>; for example, if the current grid square were FN42hj, QSOs would be logged with a myQTHID of Mobile_FN42hj
refuse to log if invalid callsigns when checked, callsigns that doesn't contain at least one number and one label are flagged as invalid when logging is attempted
refuse to log if missing DXCC when checked, prevents the logging of QSOs for which no DXCC item has been selected unless the callsign is a mobile or begins with an exclamation point
refuse to log if nonstandard RST when checked, prevents the logging of QSOs with an RST Sent or RST Rcvd item whose first character isn't a digit between 0 and 5 or whose second character isn't a digit between 0 and 9
upload to eQSL.cc when logging when checked, clicking the Log button in the Main window's QSO Info panel automatically uploads the QSO to eQSL.cc
use Spotcollector's callsign colors when checked with SpotCollector installed, 
  • Spot Database font colors are used to convey "need" in the QSO Info panel's call textbox

  • Spot Database background colors are used to convey participation in LotW and Authenticity Guaranteed membership in eQSL.cc

Select Font when clicked, enables selection of the font, font size, and font italics used in the Main window's QSO Info panel; a bold font cannot be selected.

 

Minilog Panel 

pathname specifies the pathname of the file that serves as the Minilog ; this pathname can only be modified by clicking the Select button and using the Save As window to select an existing file or create a new file
Display clicking this button displays the contents of the Minilog file
Clear clicking this button deletes the Minilog file

 

Default Settings Panel

QSL msg default QSL message used to initialize the QSO Info panel's QSL msg textbox when the Enter or Tab key is struck in the QSL Info panel's call textbox; you can select any of the Candidate QSL Messages, or type in a message of your choosing
Spot notes default outgoing spot notes
Default sent & rcvd if enabled, the specified default value is used to initialize the  rst S and rst R textboxes; if the specified value contains a slash, the number before the slash is used if the current mode is phone, and the number after the slash is used if the current mode is CW, RTTY, or PSK)

if enabled with no default value specified, the rst S and rst R textboxes are initialized to 599 if the current mode is CW, RTTY, or PSK or 59 if the current mode is phone 

Path default antenna path (Short-path, Long-path, Grey-line, or Other)
User-defined Items when clicked, directs DXKeeper to display its Configuration window's  User Items tab so that the caption, style, alignment, and default value of each of the QSO Info panel's User-defined items can be specified; this button is only present if DXKeeper is running.

 

Candidate QSL Messages Panel

Candidate QSL Messages each of the eight Candidate QSL Messages appears in the QSO Info panel's QSL msg selector, and in the Default Settings panel's QSL msg selector
Use DXKeeper's Candidate QSL Messages if this box is checked, then the Candidate QSL Messages will mirror the Candidate QSL Messages on the QSL Msgs tab of DXKeeper's QSL Configuration window, and cannot be changed from WinWarbler

 

Item focus after callsign entry Panel

Transmit pane after entering a callsign and striking the Enter or Tab keys with Contest mode disabled, cursor focus moves to the Transmit pane
RST Sent item after entering a callsign and striking the Enter or Tab keys with Contest mode disabled, cursor focus moves to the QSO Info panel's RST Sent item