A Trick for Quicker Logging: Dazeysan's Splendiferous Play-Logging Utility 3.6 - Now with Expansion Logging
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Welcome.

Note: This place is deserted! The code is very old and there is a better version now. Please go to the newer tutorial.

The new version looks like this:



-------Do not read below this point! It's all very old. Go here instead.


If you're here, you probably log a lot of plays and you're probably tired of how inconvenient it can be. You have to enter the same information over and over, including your own username, and you have to click the "more" and "add player" links to open new windows for each new player. And locations? Forget it. The "Previous Locations" magnifying glass remembers every location you've ever entered, and it pops open a foot-long list any time you click it.

The solution? There isn't one.

But there is a slight improvement in the form of this capital fellow's new set of bookmarklets. They give you a utility so you can enter common usernames and locations once and have them remembered each time you log a new play.

Here's a step-by-step tutorial for how to install SPLU.

(If this geeklist seems too long and daunting, you can try Matt's short blog post about it. Matt has the gift of brevity.)
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We're going to be making two separate bookmarklets. If you don't know what a bookmarklet is, don't worry. We'll get there. The first step is to go to Dropbox, where the code is made available. Start by just clicking the link.

Code for the Two Bookmarklets
 
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You'll see two links. They're going to run a bunch of code instead of going to a URL like most bookmarks would. That's what makes them bookmarklets instead of just regular bookmarks.

The first link you see is called Manage Players and Locations Dialog v3.1. Drag the first link up to your bookmark toolbar or right-click it and say "Save as bookmark."

Now do the same with the 2nd link, which is called Enhanced Record Play Dialog v3.6.

If that went OK for you, click here to skip to the end and see how to use the bookmarklets.
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If you need help making/editing the bookmarks, I'll try to walk you through it. (You'll have to make do with some old pictures from a previous version of the code, but you'll get the idea.) You make them in different ways depending on the browser you use, so there are individualized instructions for this part. Tell me, what browser do you use?




Y'ar. I know what I'm doing.





Click the link above that corresponds to your browser. If you don't see yours here, choose the closest thing to it and try to follow along as best you can.

Note: Due to technical limitations of mb, you can't run this full-featured version of the code using Internet Explorer. If you want, you can run an old version that is uglier and will never be updated. (Or you could just install Chrome or Firefox, which are free and less prone to viruses. whistle)
 
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Okay, here are the CliffsNotes, then.

Go get the two bookmarklets from this dropbox site.

Make two bookmarks out of them. (Ignore the 3rd link unless you want players' names to show up in the comments when you log.)

Now go on to the last steps of the tutorial.
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