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New Features and Principal Changes in Version 6.0
Most recent version is 8.3.14, released on 30th April 2013.
For a description of the functional changes made to HandicapMaster from 5.4 to 6.0, please read our New in Version 6.0 page.
HandicapMaster 6.0.29 (Update Package 022) (7 December 2007)
New: Introductory report added with advice about forthcoming 2008 software.
Amend: Golf Courses; Add "West Midlands" and "Garon Park" clubs to list of England clubs.
Fix (Ref. 60095) Eclectic Competitions; Clearing all competitions is now saved when Finish button clicked.
HandicapMaster 6.0.28 (Update Package 021) (14 September 2007)
Amend: Add the GOLFnet registration numbers for the following clubs back into HandicapMaster: Portsalon, Castlereagh Hills.
Amend: Add "Castle Dargan" club to list of Ireland clubs, and rename "Luttrellstown" as "Luttrellstown Castle".
Amend: Golf Courses; Add new Scotland club "Royal Dornoch - Struie".
Amend: Ireland GOLFnet; Accommodate away scores being received with incorrect clause 19.8 adjustments (where adjustment incorrectly reported as an increase in Gross Score).
Fix (Ref. 60094) Undo event; When undoing a General Play adjustment the date displayed in the confirmation message was incorrect.
HandicapMaster 6.0.27 (Update Package 020) (23 July 2007)
Amend: The following clubs are no longer registered on the Ireland GOLFnet database service: Portsalon, Ballybeggan Park, University College Dublin, University Of Ulster, Garron Tower, University College Galway, Coldwinters, Dublin City University, Dublin University, Royal College of Surgeons, University College Cork, Castlereagh Hills, Queen's University and Carnbeg.
Amend: The following clubs are added (including Ireland GOLFnet database service): Leopardstown, Tuskar Rock, Bellewstown, Knightsbrook.
Amend: Correct spelling of "Dolgellau" in Golf Courses list.
Fix (Ref. 60087) Score Entry; Error message SC004 occurred when entering a score higher than 9 on a Par 5 hole and the player received 3 handicap strokes (I.e. Junior Club Handicap).
Fix (Ref. 60088) Membership Option; Notes recorded against Subscription payments are now correctly saved.
Fix (Ref. 60089) Best Scores Analysis Report; Unexpected error 3376 ("Table 'BEST_HOLES' does not exist.) when viewing report for a competition and that competition is undone.
Fix (Ref. 60090) Four-Ball Best Ball Competitions; Wrong results generated by "Apply Scores" if a player returned nett zero on a hole.
Fix (Ref. 60091) Publish to GOLFnet (Ireland); "Internal Error; 'ROUND_NUMBER' not initialised in Class Module clsHM_AwayScore" could occur processing incoming Away Scores.
Fix (Ref. 60092) Correction of Away Score CSS; Nonsense Nett Differential and Handicap Adjustments were calculated where CSS of Away Stableford or Par competition was amended and Player had scored a 'No Return' (not Society Edition).
Fix (Ref. 60093) Handicap Record Report; Suspension and restoration of ladies Handicaps did not show on printed CONGU Handicap Record reports (not Society Edition).
HandicapMaster 6.0.26 (Update Package 019) (29 March 2007)
Amend: Publish to MasterScoreboard; Internal amendment for improved compliance to HTTP Protocol standards.
HandicapMaster 6.0.25 (Update Package 018) (1 March 2007)
[Amend] Golf Courses; Add new Ireland Clubs "Castleknock", "Blarney", "Palmerston House", "Glebe", "Leinster Hills".
[Fix] (Ref. 60086) Subscription Wizard; Unexpected Error 3211 ("The database engine could not lock table 'TEMP_SUB_RUN' because it is already in use by another person or process"). This sometimes happened if the Finish button in the Subscription Wizard was clicked multiple times.
HandicapMaster 6.0.24 (Update Package 017) (24 January 2007)
[Amend] Change name of Welsh Golf Unions to 'Golf Union of Wales' following merger of Welsh Golfing Union with Ladies Welsh Golf Union.
[Fix] (Ref. 60084) Printing Scorecards; Name of Player B was being printed in wrong place when competition was Four Ball Best Ball format (Premier).
[Fix] (Ref. 60085) Handicap List Report; Layout of report could be corrupted in some circumstances.
HandicapMaster 6.0.23 (Update Package 016) (2 January 2007)
[Amend] List of Golf Courses; Change existing club ('Notleys') in Club List to 'Lord'.
[Amend] Software Out of Date Warning; Warning that software may be out of date put back to April 2008 (Club and Premier Editions only).
[Fix] (Ref. 60078) Undo a Competition; Unexpected Error 3021 ("No current record") could occur when undoing a Competition
[Fix] (Ref. 60079) Archive Accounting data; Unexpected Error 3167 ("Record is deleted.") could occur when archiving ad hoc payments with multiple payment items.
[Fix] (Ref. 60080) Away Score; Handicap could be calculated incorrectly after entry of an Away Score for a lady golfer (Society Edition only).
[Fix] (Ref. 60081) Membership Option; Subscription expiry date for Monthly payment schedule was not set correctly.
[Fix] (Ref. 60082) Membership Option; Multiple payment transactions. When an overdue payment is paid the status of the remaining payments were not changed from overdue to outstanding (if appropriate).
[Fix] (Ref. 60083) Membership Option; Payment Category was incorrectly highlighted in Edit Payment Record Item window.
HandicapMaster 6.0.22 (Update Package 015) (7 November 2006)
[Amend] Import; Any Carriage Return or Line Feed characters in the data are now converted to spaces during import.
[Fix] (Ref. 60073) Import; Allocating a Handicap to players for the first time using Import resulted in the wrong record type being entered into their handicap record.
[Fix] (Ref. 60074) Start Sheets; Ladies or Men could be added to a Start Sheet in error when they were not eligible to play in the competition.
[Fix] (Ref. 60075) Competition Results; In some circumstances, Players with Junior handicaps of 54 could be placed in the wrong competition division in the results.
[Fix] (Ref. 60076) Open a New Competition and Apply Scores Wizards; Options for Multiple-round competitions were displayed (in error) for team competitions.
[Fix] (Ref. 60077) Unexpected error 76 ("Path not found") when restoring a database, or exiting HandicapMaster on a networked PC where the name of the database contains a '/'.
HandicapMaster 6.0.21 (Update Package 014) (11 October 2006)
[Amend] List of Golf Courses; Add Aberdeen Ladies', Balfron Golf Society, Bank of Scotland (Glasgow), City of Edinburgh, Deaconsbank, Edinburgh Academicals, Edinburgh City Chambers, Edinburgh Drapers Thursday, Edinburgh Thistle, Edinburgh Western, Glasgow Academical, Glasgow Victoria, Glenearn, Irvine No 1 Celtic, Merchants of Edinburgh, Perth Licensed Victuallers, Perth Merchants, Prestwick St Nicholas, Royal Bank of Scotland (Edinburgh), Troon Ladies', Troon Merchants, Troon Portland and Troon St Meddans to Club list.
[Amend] List of Golf Courses; Change existing clubs in Club List to Clydebank Overtoun, Ayr Dalmilling, Largs, Marriott Dalmahoy and Troon Welbeck.
[Amend] Import; Remove limitation on range of Member "Titles" that may be imported.
[Fix] (Ref. 60067) Handicap Corrections; Correcting Home player handicaps by 0.1 using "Update AWAY Player's Handicap" option could incorrectly report player as Away player and reject the correction.
[Fix] (Ref. 60068) Amend Competition Template; Changing the format of a competition template through ‘Set-up a Template’ or the list of templates, then applying this to a existing opened competition using “Config” button could result in nonsense competition scores and inappropriate handicap adjustments.
[Fix] (Ref. 60071) Add New Golf Course; Help button was not displaying Help topic.
[Fix] (Ref. 60072) Apply Scores Wizard; When Aggregate as an Alternative Day Competition is selected, a warning message "Scores for the following players have been found for both days of the Alternative Day Competition" may have been incorrectly displayed if there were other competitions open at the time.
Player Entry DLL Library (version 1.1.10) (Interim Build)
[Fix] (Ref. 60070) Gemself GCR700 Terminal; Error 430 "Class does not support Automation" could occur starting Player Entry.
Player Entry DLL Library (version 1.1.9) (Interim Build)
[Fix] (Ref. 60069) Gemself GCR700 Terminal; Unexpected Error: 3075 "Syntax error (missing operator) in query expression 'SECTION ='." could occur starting Player Entry, followed by error 91 "Object variable or With block variable not set".
HandicapMaster 6.0.20 (Update Package 013) (13 September 2006)
[Amend] Open a New Competition; As part of Repair 60066, for second and subsequent rounds of a Multiple-round competition, selecting a first round date for Handicapping is no longer supported in situations where the CONGU handicapping system requires players to use their Full and Current Playing Handicap whilst on the course (Club and Premier Editions only).
[Fix] (Ref. 60065) Eclectic Scores; Unexpected error 5 ("Invalid procedure call or argument") could occur when running wizard.
[Fix] (Ref. 60066) **IMPORTANT** CONGU Handicapping; For Stableford (or Par) Handicap qualifying competitions played over more than one round where players play each round using their Handicap as at the start of the first round, HandicapMaster failed to base handicap adjustments for round two onwards on equivalent scores using adjusted Handicaps and was using first round Handicaps/Scores for handicapping in error. This could result in incorrect Nett Differentials being calculated (Club and Premier Editions only).
HandicapMaster 6.0.19 (Update Package 012) (7 September 2006)
[Amend] USB Card Reader; Improve error handling of USB Card Readers with Ireland GOLFnet cards.
[Fix] (Ref. 60057) MasterScoreboard; Help button displayed the wrong help topic when selected when running Publish to MasterScoreboard Wizard.
[Fix] (Ref. 60058) Alternative Day Competitions; If two rounds with differing configuration of Divisions were aggregated, in some circumstances some players could be duplicated in the combined competition result report.
[Fix] (Ref. 60059) Order of Merit; Where 11 or more 'Best Scores only to count' configured, designation of "More..." on report was sometimes missing.
[Fix] (Ref. 60060) Automatic Update; A PC which had been running a Leader Board for a long time could fail to perform an automatic software update (if configured) when HandicapMaster was stopped and restarted.
[Fix] (Ref. 60061) Competition Scores Returned Report; First player alphabetically could be missed from the report if he/she had not returned any qualifying scores.
[Fix] (Ref. 60062) Competition Results; HandicapMaster was not ordering players correctly in a multiple-round Stableford competition result (Aggregate Gross Scores report only).
[Fix] (Ref. 60063) Order of Merit; Unexpected error 3021 ("No current record") on running OOM report.
[Fix] (Ref. 60064) Competition Results; 'Competition Format' notes could be misleading on Multiple-round competition in some circumstances. Text now excluded from Multiple-round result reports.
Player Entry DLL Library (version 1.1.7) (Interim Build)
[New] USB Card Reader; Add support for Omnikey Cardman 3121 Reader for use with Ireland GOLFnet cards.
[Amend] USB Card Reader; Improve messaging and error handling for GemPC USB-SL Reader.
HandicapMaster 6.0.18 (Update Package 011) (2 August 2006)
[Amend] List of Golf Courses; Add "Adare" and "Mayobridge" to Club list.
[Amend] Add warning about incompatibility if HandicapMaster is run on Windows Vista or later.
[Fix] (Ref. 60046) User Logon; Unable to log on with UserID if User created with same name as previously deleted UserID (Premier edition only).
[Fix] (Ref. 60047) Membership Option; VAT number on ad-hoc payment receipts not correctly positioned.
[Fix] (Ref. 60048) Membership Option; When adding an "Other" contact to a membership group the contact's Title field could be entered too long causing warning message.
[Fix] (Ref. 60050) Import; When importing Visitor records, if no handicap present in 'Current Playing Handicap' column in Import file, then Visitor mistakenly was added as a (Social) Member instead.
[Fix] (Ref. 60051) Membership Option; Formatting error occurred on a receipt for a payment when printed immediately after raising a monthly invoice, and where VAT enabled.
[Fix] (Ref. 60052) Prevent Unexpected error 91 ("Object variable or With block variable not set") in module 'frmHM_MainDT/lvwMainDT_DblClick'.
[Fix] (Ref. 60053) Membership Option; The Raise Subscription wizard would display a blank page if there were no subscriptions to be raised.
[Fix] (Ref. 60054) Membership Option; The Overdue Subscriptions Summary report was not consistent with the detailed report. The Subscription expiry date now correctly set when voiding a subscription payment. The Overdue Invoices report now reports all overdue invoices.
[Fix] (Ref. 60055) MasterScoreboard Upload; Not all competitions in "Competitions played over a Series" were being uploaded to MasterScoreboard.
[Fix] (Ref. 60056) Restore Database; Backup File would not be found if "Change Folder" button is selected followed by "Cancel".
Player Entry DLL Library (version 1.1.6) (11 July 2006)
[Amend] Player Entry; Internal change to positioning of main Player Entry window on screen (not visible!).
[Amend] Player Entry; When entry is being made by inserting Ireland GOLFnet Card and the Player is currently listed as a 'Past Visitor', HandicapMaster will now automatically Undelete the Past Visitor.
[Fix] (Ref. 60049) Player Entry; Unexpected Error 9 (Subscript out of Range) could occur when a Player was selected if more than 5 records with the same details existed in the database.
HandicapMaster 6.0.17 (Update Package 010) (4 July 2006)
[Amend] Open a New Competition; Wizard Changed for Multiple-Round Competitions to clarify setting for Handicaps saying same as first round.
[Amend] MasterScoreboard and GOLFnet uploads; Minor correction to Internet Connection description reported in Connection Log.
[Amend] MasterScoreboard; Start Sheets that have been created, but without any players added, are no longer published to MasterScoreboard web site.
[Fix] (Ref. 60041) Prevent Unexpected error 91 ("Object variable or With block variable not set") in module 'frmHM_MainDT/lvwMainDT_KeyDown'.
[Fix] (Ref. 60042) MasterScoreboard; Failure loading data to web site when uploading would occur when double-quote character used in Golf Club name.
[Fix] (Ref. 60043) Membership Load; When changing Home club of a player and selecting to start a new Handicap Record, the 'past member' record created for this player could be returned to All Members list in error when a subsequent load from external membership system is run (Premier edition only).
[Fix] (Ref. 60044) Scorecard Issue Numbers; Issue Numbers were not retained if a closed competition was undone.
[Fix] (Ref. 60045) **CRITICAL** Apply Scores; Where HandicapMaster was networked, if HandicapMaster was started whilst another PC was running "Apply Scores", all membership data could be deleted in error.
HandicapMaster 6.0.16 (Update Package 009) (7 June 2006)
[Amend] List of Golf Courses; Add Four Golfing Union of Ireland provinces to list. Remove "Benburb Valley", "Kerries", "Fernhill" and "Vartry Lakes" from GOLFnet Club list.
[Amend] Player Entry; Change Player Entry Library file to prevent Delete Error 5 occurring during installation.
[Amend] MasterScoreboard; Amend to show Competition Scratch Score (CSS), when competition format is Stableford, both as strokes and including equivalent number of Stableford Points.
[Fix] (Ref. 60036) HandicapMaster online Update: Under some circumstances a failure to connect to the update website was not correctly identified. This resulted in a misleading message "Your HandicapMaster Program is up-to-date!"
[Fix] (Ref. 60037) Edit Member; Current date was being displayed in error when 1st January 1900 had been entered as player's Date of Birth.
[Fix] (Ref. 60038) Edit Scorecard; It was not possible to edit a scorecard for a Foursomes or Greensomes competition if the competition had been applied and then Undone.
[Fix] (Ref. 60039) Import; Importing a Visitor record, without a Handicap for the Visitor, resulted in the Visitor being imported as an Away Player in error.
[Fix] (Ref. 60040) Multiple-Round Competitions; 'Handicaps at Start of First Round' were not being retained when applying second or subsequent round of a Stroke-play Multiple-round competition.
HandicapMaster 6.0.15 (Update Package 008) (10 May 2006)
[Amend] Analyse Scores Entered; Number of Cards Entered is now displayed in the heading above the Enter Scores Toolbar.
[Amend] Player Entry Screens; Number of Players Signed In count is now positioned after Cards Entered count, and does not display unless at least one Player has signed in (without entering their Scorecard). Premier edition only.
[Fix] (Ref. 60031) Starred Handicaps; If a "Home" player was switched to "Away" player whilst their handicap was Lapsed (Starred) and a new Handicap Record started, it was not possible to restore their handicap from Starred status (Club and Premier editions, Scotland Region only).
[Fix] (Ref. 60032) Competition Results; Pairs competition results could be corrupted. This occurred when a Foursomes, Greensomes or FBBB competition was closed (Applied) or undone whilst another Pairs competition was Open with scores entered.
[Fix] (Ref. 60033) Best Scores Analysis Report; Unexpected error 3314 ("The field 'BEST_HOLES.POINTS' cannot contain a Null value because the required property for this field is set to True") could occur.
[Fix] (Ref. 60034) All members list; Names could be missing from list when Member Category deleted. Deleting a category is not normally possible unless a database relationship is missing. HandicapMaster will now validate and repair any missing relationships. This is an extremely unusual circumstance, only reported by a single customer.
[Fix] (Ref. 60035) Upgrade from 5.3 or earlier; Error 'Index I_SEQ_NUMBER does not exist' could occur. This is an extremely unusual circumstance, only reported by a single customer.
HandicapMaster 6.0.14 (Update Package 007) (26 April 2006)
[New] “Membership Subscriptions, Invoices and Payments” Option is placed on full Release.
[New] Membership Option; A new Overdue Subscription Wizard is added. This allows users to create letters to be sent to members with overdue subscriptions.
[New] First Install of HandicapMaster; A new 'Setup Interview' wizard is added to help configure HandicapMaster when run for the first time.
[Amend] Check for Program Updates on Start-up; If HandicapMaster or HMPlayerEntry is re-started within 5 minutes of previous start-up, the User is now asked whether a Program Update check is required.
[Amend] Ireland GOLFnet and MasterScoreboard.co.uk; A message warning is added when Internet Connection is set to 'Work Offline'.
[Amend] Start Sheet Labels; Unnecessary '#' is removed from Match Number on Start Sheet Labels (Premier Edition).
[Amend] Competition Report; Change of text displayed in 'Competition Format' notes when competition is a mixed competition.
[Amend] MasterScoreboard; Amended to include competition scores for 'Away Scores'.
[Fix] (Ref. 60020) Player Entry; When returning to HandicapMaster desktop from running Player Entry screens, the currently displayed list was not being refreshed.
[Fix] (Ref. 60021) Ireland GOLFnet; Handicap data uploaded was corrupted if HandicapMaster run with Windows Regional Settings that use comma as decimal point character.
[Fix] (Ref. 60022) Score Entry; 'Reduce Handicap' button was displayed on Score card entry screen by mistake when format of Competition was Foursomes or Greensomes.
[Fix] (Ref. 60023) Membership Option (BETA); When raising subscriptions using the Wizard, Error '3163 - Field too small to accept the amount of data you attempted to add' could occur when the Description of a Subscription Template was greater than 40 characters.
[Fix] (Ref. 60024) Upload to MasterScoreboard.co.uk; Unexpected Error 5 ('Invalid procedure call or argument') could occur when uploading data to Master Scoreboard.
[Fix] (Ref. 60025) Applying Scores; When choosing to Aggregate rounds as a 36, 54 or 72 Hole Competition, past competition rounds were not being listed in chronological order.
[Fix] (Ref. 60026) Membership Option (BETA); In the Invoice Template list clicking any of the Accounting Tasks now performs the appropriate actions.
[Fix] (Ref. 60027) Membership Option (BETA); Raise Subscription Wizard; when a user double clicks a letter on the letters list page to edit it and then returns to the list the selected letter is correctly highlighted. Previously the letter at the top of the list was always highlighted after the edit.
[Fix] (Ref. 60028) Membership Option (BETA); Raise Subscription Wizard; Unexpected Error 13 ('Type mismatch') occurred when user raised subscriptions by subscription template and selected the NONE template. The NONE template is now removed from the selection list.
[Fix] (Ref. 60029) Membership Option (BETA); Raise Subscription Wizard; Unexpected Error 13 ('Type mismatch') occurred when user raised subscriptions and the Subscription template had no description.
[Fix] (Ref. 60030) Updating HandicapMaster; Prevent Unexpected errors 3078 (cannot find the input table or query 'OOM_POINTS_AWARDED') and 3061 (Too few parameters. Expected 1) when converting a version 4 HandicapMaster database to run with version 6.
HandicapMaster 6.0.13 (Update Package 006) (30 March 2006)
[New] Membership Option (BETA); The existing Overdue Subscriptions report is now named Overdue Subscriptions Summary. A new report Overdue Subscriptions is added where the actual invoices are generated. These can then be printed if required.
[Amend] Membership Option (BETA); When a receipt is printed the member's address or group contact (if appropriate) is added.
[Amend] Membership Option (BETA); Changed the Subscription and Invoice lists to have member name as first column, to assist with rapid selection of member from the list using keyboard entry.
[Amend] Membership Option (BETA); When raising subscriptions if any of the selected members have subscriptions that are more than 45 days away from expiry the user is asked if they wish to raise subscriptions for those members.
[Amend] Knock-out Draw Reports; Font changed to 9pt Arial to improve readability.
[Amend] (Ref. 60015) Handicap Record Report; When creating a Handicap Record Report for more than one Member, the Page Numbers were incorrect due to the insertion of the Table of Contents at the beginning of the report. The Table of Contents has been replaced with an Index at the back of the report.
[Fix] (Ref. 60016) Viewing Reports; When using PAGE UP or PAGE DOWN keys to navigate through a report on screen, the toolbar was not updated to reflect the change in page.
[Fix] (Ref. 60017) Upload to MasterScoreboard.co.uk; Unexpected Error 5 ('Invalid procedure call or argument') could occur when uploading data to Master Scoreboard.
[Fix] (Ref. 60018) Score Entry; Cancel of score card was not effective if used in pairs based competitions, as selected players were not returned to the players list for re-selection.
[Fix] (Ref. 60019) FBBB Medal Competitions; Handicap Stroke allowances and allocation were incorrect when FBBB Medal competition was played over a shortened course.
HandicapMaster 6.0.12 (Update Package 005) (22 March 2006)
[Fix] (Ref. 60013) Player Entry; Players with Lapsed or Suspended Handicaps were not prevented from entering competition scores, when PIN number entry in operation.
[Fix] (ref. 60014) Enter Scores; Message "INTERNAL ERROR; Unexpected TAB selection." displayed when area immediately around buttons on Enter Scores toolbar was clicked and Player Entry option not installed.
HandicapMaster 6.0.11 (Interim Build)
[New] Membership Option (BETA); Membership option, including assigning members into Membership Groups, raising Subscriptions, Invoices and recording Payments added.
[Amend] Online Help; Layout changes and reformatting of Help text completed, plus new content for Membership option.
[Amend] List of Golf Courses; "South Cerney" added to list of golf courses.
[Fix] (Ref. 60012) MasterScoreboard and Ireland GOLFnet; Handicap data uploaded was corrupted if HandicapMaster run with Windows Regional Settings that use comma as decimal point character.
HandicapMaster 6.0.10 (Interim Build)
[Fix] (Ref. 60010) Enter Scores; When changing format of opened competition, with competition played over less than 18 holes and some scorecards already entered, message SC004 could repeatedly be displayed.
[Fix] (Ref. 60011) Prevent Unexpected error 13 ("Type mismatch") When opening a New Competition. This would happen only when there had been a change of the computer regional settings and a competition fee had previously been defined.
HandicapMaster 6.0.9 (Update Package 004) (6 March 2006)
[Amend] Report Selection Screen; Where a report does not use the "What to Include in Report" section (shown greyed out), then section is now hidden instead.
[Amend] Opened Competitions List; Right-click pop-up menu changed to display "Enter Scores" as bold, matching the default action if an Opened Competition is double-clicked in the list.
[Amend] Scorecard window; Change "Save and Close" button to read "Enter" and use a different Icon, to help show that the scorecard can be completed using the Enter key on the keyboard.
[Amend] Golf Courses; Add "Dunmurry Springs" to list of Golf Clubs in Ireland.
[Amend] HMPlayerEntry program; Add message when running HMPlayerEntry without having Player Entry registration option selected.
[Amend] Player Entry; Allow Characters ";" and "?" to be used as header or trailer characters from a Magnetic Card Reader (Premier Edition only).
[New] HMPlayerEntry program; An automatic login may be set-up for the HMPlayerEntry program, avoiding the Login screen, allowing HMPlayerEntry to always start as one User ID (Premier Edition only).
[Fix] (Ref. 60001) Away Scores; Confirmation message when entering a Stroke-play score for a player with a "plus" handicap was not formatted correctly.
[Fix] (Ref. 60002) Away Competition Scores Report; Report for Away scores returned by Players with a "plus" handicap was reporting their handicap and nett score incorrectly.
[Fix] (Ref. 60003) Analyse Scores Entered; Text for 'Card not Returned' status was being displayed incorrectly as 'turned'.
[Fix] (Ref. 60004) Prevent Unexpected error 91 ("Object variable or With block variable not set") in module 'modHM_Navigation/RefreshMainDTView'
[Fix] (Ref. 60005) Prevent Unexpected error 94 ("Invalid Use of Null") in module 'modHM_Navigation/ShowPlayersForScoreEntry'
[Fix] (Ref. 60006) Match-play Knockout Draw; Wrong names were being returned to Players list when updating an existing Draw and Entrants were being removed from the Draw.
[Fix] (Ref. 60007) Enter Scores; Message to User was missing if a player was selected who did not have a valid handicap at the time of the competition.
[Fix] (Ref. 60008) HMPlayerEntry program; Running this program using a HandicapMaster database that has not been run with the HandicapMaster version 6 program caused Unexpected error 3061 ("Too Few Parameters") to occur.
[Fix] (Ref. 60009) Letters; If a previously chosen font no longer exists on the computer, Unexpected Error 380 ("Invalid Property Value") would occur.
HandicapMaster 6.0.8 (Update Package 003) (14 February 2006)
[Amend] Open a New Competition Wizard; Name of Competition box moved to next page in Wizard.
[Amend] Selection of item (in addition to showing pop-up menu) now occurs when right-clicking over a list in the main HandicapMaster desktop.
[Amend] Scorecard Window; Confirmation message added if Scorecard Window is closed by clicking "Close" box ("X" box in right-hand corner).
[Fix] Prevent Unexpected error 91 ("Object variable or With block variable not set") when clicking Enter Scores Mini-toolbar.
[Fix] Prevent Unexpected error 91 ("Object variable or With block variable not set") in module 'modHM_Navigation/SelectMainDTItem'
[Fix] (Ref. 50179) Competition Winners Report; Division 4 results were not being reported with the correct description.
[Fix] (Ref. 50180) Society Handicapping; Where the increment for a score above Safe Zone was greater than 0.1, a handicap adjustment could raise a handicap past the maximum handicap set.
[Fix] Player Entry; Divisions displayed on Competition Leader board for an Opened Competition were not changing to reflect changes made to Competition Template through Enter Scores 'Config' button.
[Fix] Player Entry; If HandicapMaster could not access the Backup folder, then not all of the player Entry window background was displayed.
[Fix] Player Entry; Banner screen was not being cleared when Player Entry was run from HMPlayerEntry program.
[Fix] Player Entry; When Ireland GOLFnet card was inserted, HandicapMaster was checking for players listed as 'Past Members' inappropriately.
[Fix] Update from version 5 HandicapMaster; prevent Unexpected error 3314 ("The field 'PAY_PURPOSE.PAY_PURPOSE_NAME' cannot contain a Null value because the Required property for this field is set to True. Enter a value in this field.").
HandicapMaster 6.0.7 (Update Package 002) (BETA) (1 February 2006)
[Amend] Membership Import; IMPORT option amended to support adding "starred" handicaps.
[Amend] Layout of Registration Screen is amended to simplify entry of registration details.
[Amend] Add warning message if unsupported character is chosen for Magnetic Card Reader Header or Trailer character (Premier Edition only).
[New Feature] Synchronising with external Membership database; Option to choose whether a load from external membership system is performed, depending upon which user is logged into HandicapMaster is added (Premier Edition only).
[Fix] (Ref. 50175) Handicap Records; For competitions played over less than 18 holes per round, the Handicap Record display was showing the full handicap of the player and an incorrect Nett Score.
[Fix] MasterScoreboard Upload; Start Sheets information published to MasterScoreboard.co.uk web site was using Template Name, not Name of competition chosen when opening a new competition.
[Fix] (Ref. 50176) Score Entry; When a competition was opened as a PM competition and a time limit placed on scores being entered, players could be blocked from entering scores into the competition (Premier Edition only).
[Fix] (Ref. 50177) Print Labels for Competition; If a partner in a FBBB competition was selected as "Gap" in start Sheets, printing labels would result in an Unexpected Error 3021 ("No Current Record").
[Fix] (Ref. 50178) Golf Course Details; The Up/down arrow boxes for amending the course Scratch Score were causing the number to move in increments of 2 in error.
[Fix] Prevent Unexpected error 35600 ("Index out of bounds") when no players listed in the Score Entry players list.
HandicapMaster 6.0.6 (Update Package 001) (BETA) (9 January 2006)
[Fix] Unexpected error 94 selecting Enter Scores if PIN number missing from Member record.
[Fix] In some circumstances, the HandicapMaster registration program trial start date shows as expiring in February 1900.
HandicapMaster 6.0.5 (BETA) (4 January 2006)
[New Feature] Enter Scores; New Program for Public Entry of Competition Scores.
[New Feature] Enter Scores; Introduction of "Player Entry" registration Option.
[New Feature] Enter Scores; Enter Scores option optimised for Competition Administrators.
[New Feature] Enter Scores; New windows for Administrators entering scores into HandicapMaster.
[New Feature] Enter Scores; New 'Amend Competition' button allows configuration of opened competition to be amended.
[New Feature] Enter Scores; Scores entered using version 6 HandicapMaster may now be edited without first cancelling the scorecard (not 4BBB scores).
[New Feature] Enter Scores; List of Players for Administrator entry now reduced as Players' scores are entered.
[New Feature] Enter Scores; A score of over 19 for a single hole may be entered.
[New Feature] Enter Scores; A picture of the scorecard window may be printed.
[New Feature] Open a New Competition; Option to set a different name for a competition than the template name when opening a competition.
[New Feature] Open a New Competition; Option to declare a Competition Fee. If set, this fee is then added to any Start Sheet report created for the competition.
[New Feature] Apply Scores; Option to extract a list of Competitors who have played in a competition is added to the Premier edition.
[Change] Apply Scores; Limitation that competitions must be entered using the same competition template if to be aggregated is removed.
[New Feature] Order of Merit; New option to limit points awarded to Players to their best rounds only.
[New Feature] Order of Merit; When 'best-scores' limit is applied, report now displays the points scored by each player for each round.
[Change] Best-of Series; Running Best-of Series now uses a Wizard.
[Change] Best-of Series; Limitation that competitions must be entered using the same competition template if to be aggregated into a Best-of Series is removed.
[New Feature] Best-of Series; Each Series may be given its own Title
[New Feature] Best-of Series; Option to display each player's 'Best' scores on the report
[New Feature] Best-of Series; Option to upload the Series reports to MasterScoreboard.co.uk web site
[New Feature] Best-of Series; Option to include Past Members in the report
[New Feature] Best-of Series; Option to include Visitors in the report
[Change] CONGU Handicapping; "Adjusted Gross Score" box for Away Scores for Male Members of Welsh Golf Clubs now included (WGU amendment).
[Change] CONGU Handicapping; Introduce use of "QRZ", "QRS" and "QRP" CONGU Three letter Identifiers in place of previous "QRO" Identifier.
[New Feature] CONGU Handicapping; New reports added to assist Handicap Committees identify the players who may be the most appropriate to have their handicaps reviewed for General Play adjustments (say at Annual Review).
[New Feature] Database; New window added to assist recovery from a corrupted database file.
[New Feature] Database; New option to recover from an automatic backup file added to FILE -> OPTIONS -> DATABASE tab.