Description of the program

The program's capabilities:
  • configuration of system parameters and saving them in configuration files with the extension *.bbsa (they must be in program folder);
  • many ways to enter a hand (the program automatically recognizes the structure of the hand):
      • randomly generating a hand;
      • using the saved hand as a * .lin or * .pbn file;
          • dragging the file over the window with the hand number and dropping;
          • pasting the copied * .lin or * .pbn file using the right-click menu of the deal or the CTRL + V hotkey;
          • pasting the contents of the * .lin or * .pbn file using the right-click menu of the deal or the CTRL + V hotkey;
          • opening a file using the right-click menu of the deal or the CTRL + O hotkey;
          • double-clicking the file in Windows Explorer (* .lin or * .pbn files must be associated with BiddingAnalyser.exe).
      • pasting the copied hand through the program using the right-click menu of the deal or keyboard shortcuts CTRL + C and CTRL + V (without having to save the file to disk);
      • pasting the copied web address of the hand from http://www.bridgebase.com/tools/handviewer.html;
  • easy modification of the hand by moving cards by drag and drop;
  • the ability to generate randomly a given number of hands;
  • the ability to stop generating if the obtained result is greater than or equal to the given;
  • the opportunity to compare the results achieved by two selected bidding systems;
  • preview of openings, contracts and HCP statistics;
  • the possibility of converting entered hands to the LIN or PBN format.

Bidding engine will be available as the ActiveX dll library.