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Engarde 9 - Versions History

Numero Date Modifications
9.6462017-06-06Improvement of the allocation of referees by quarter when there is a mix of neutral referees on the quarters and referees who are not.
Give the criterion "Neutral referees on 1/4" the value "If possible".

Possibility in a base of competition XML file, to indicate the 4 title lines of the documents, example:
TitreLong="World Cup juniors saber women ind."
Titre1=" World Cup juniors"
Titre2="Saber Juniors Women Individual"
Titre3="Palaiseau - France"
Titre4="28 May 2017" ...>

Formulas with division 1 (with 8 or 16) and division 2 in which all places from 1 to 16 are fenced.
9.6442017-03-15Bug fixed in formulas with customized tableaux
9.6432017-02-14- Pools by level can be made for the last round (see manual).
- Formulas are described with more details. They are available in French and English.
- Allocation of referees : it is now possible to add available referees.
- Team : the list of the teams and the general ranking documents include the names of the fencers.
- Results XML files : the matches of the pools are now listed in the same order in which they were fenced.
9.6422016-11-30New formulas with tables of 4 or 8 or 16 per levels. This type of formula is interesting when we do not want the weakest fencers to encounter the strongest fencers in the tableaux.
There is a small manual for this formula (Help menu | Recent manuals in English).

New draw to decide the team order (123 or 456) for the classic teams (as for the mixed teams).

When there is a barrage in the ranking of the pools, Engarde proposes first to take all the fencers in barrage.
9.6412016-08-29Mixed teams:
New draw to decide who starts tableau by tableau. New draw to decide the team order (1234 or 5678).
The mixed teams management by Engarde has been approved by the FIE.

Several systems are possible. The new system for the French Fencing Federation’s categories has been set up.

Short names keep the accents (they are used by DiapoEngarde).
The duration of the matches on the scoring machines can be set from Engarde ( Piste window, “Parameters| Duration/match”).
9.642016-07-29Mixed teams management according to the FIE rules:
-mixed teams with manual entry, substitution for the girls and the boys
-mixed teams with connection to the pistes and manual management of substitution
-mixed teams with connection to the pistes and substitutions asked from the piste scoring machine (tested with Favero and Marciano scoring machines) A mixed team competition can be made from a mixed team XML file or from two individual competitions, a boy one and a girl one.
See the user Manuel from the "Help | Recent Manuals in English | Mixed teams –en .pdf" item of the "Help" menu.

Addition of fencers in the general ranking of teams
Fixed the issue with non-ranked teams there is now a random draw.
Team competitions are back in Engarde-Mini (8 teams limit).

Allowing mixed individual competitions.

Addition of a checkbox “First referees who officiated the less…”, in the advanced allocation of referee, to balance the referee activity.

HTML file: it is possible now to ask for a Korean display with the « HTML | Korean HTML encoding ». Please contact us if you wish to display with another language and it does not work with the « Automatic HTML encoding » setting.
9.6322015-09-24Fixed bug "Match number 000" of some match sheets per team.
HTML files are more frequently sent to the website.
9.632015-08-28Team matches in poules:
- possibility to print bout sheets for team matches in poules,
- possibility to enter the details of the bouts for team matches in poules.
This works in the main and auxiliary modes, but not in connection to the pistes.

Remplacing in team matches in poules and tableaux :
When a substitute was used in a team, he can leave his place later to the holder.
This works by manual entry, in main and auxiliary mode and in connection to the pistes in the case of tableaux.

Strengthening the research of potential duplicated clubs.
9.622015-03-301) Correction of a bug in the Advanced allocation of referees (loss referees on matches that did not have time when we asked again for "advanced referees").

2) "different affiliation between referees" is checked by default when you launch "Advanced referees."

3) In teams, after an end of match with the piste apparatus, if "previous" is made, Engarde returns to the round where we were. If one makes another "previous" and if the score is not changed, Engarde returns to the round before.

4) Details of team matches were added to HTML files. You must click on the scores for getting it.
9.612014-07-21Match order of poules of 6:
The match order of poules of 6 is modified in Engarde 9.61 to take into account the modification of the rules of the FIE.
For cases that do not require a special order, it is : 1-2 4-3 6-5 3-1 2-6 ...

It is possible to print sheets of team bouts when the fencer order is not provided. The sheets are then incomplete but can be easily completed on the piste.

Flag of TPE is changed.
Flag of MRI is added.
Removing licenses "EngardePro" 5 days.
Adding licenses "Display" 5 days to DiapoEngarde and ShowPiste.
DiapoEngarde ShowPiste and can operate with licenses "Display" and license "EngardePro".

WheelChairs fencing
Use a field in the parameters of the competition. In Wheelchairs, the order of matches in the poules is different.

Large poules and poules on several pistes.
Possibility of large poules , for example 15, 20 or 40, with an order of the matches.
Possibility to make a poule on several pistes. See documentation.

  Match sheets and team matches:
Adding a type of sheets "with video" to record video demand according to FIE new rules.
  Connection to pistes scoring machines:
Adding a "Menu" button on the table of the pistes.
Pistes can be connected and disconnected.
It is possible to copy the description of the pistes in a file and load a file describing the pistes.
Adding a transmission of the matches from Engarde Auxilary to Engarde with UDP and possibility to choose between UDP and file upload transmission.

Photos of the fencers in ShowPiste
Next match for poules in ShowPiste
Fixed a bug in adjusting size in DiapoEngarde
Applications signed by the publisher Aristod
9.5612013-03-12Possibility to print a part of a tableau.
Possibility to assign a fencer number to unclassified fencer numbers (Fencer form, Edit menu).
Possibility to add messages to certain rankings depending of the fencer rank.
Bug of printing the detailed team matches is fixed.
ISR is put in Europ.
9.562013-01-02Engarde runs on Windows 8.
The Full screen bug of DiapoEngarde is fixed.
A match-sheet displays three referees when there is no video referee.
Lines are gray in the documents.
Possibility to change the character encoding (see manual).
Checking of uniqueness of Mask numbers.
Possibility to use Mask numbers instead of fencer Id in Cyrano protocols.
9.5522012-11-07Engarde: improved progressive entry.
DiapoEngarde: ability to run on a second monitor in extended desktop.
9.5512012-09-21Buttons allow to access to the competition websites (results and LIVE)
9.552012-09-12Engarde Pro sends hits to the website engarde-service.com for LIVE on the Internet
9.542012-07-18Publishing the lists, poules, tableaux, rankings on the website engarde-service.com with Engarde Basic(manual) and Pro(automatic).
No more sending HTTP to an user's site(use instead the site Engarde-service.com). Sending with FTP is still possible.
Allocation of referees: filtering match because of a time schedule has been enabled again before applying a new time schedule filter.
Fixed a flashing windows and menus issue when Engarde main receives matches.
Interruption of file sending from Engarde auxiliary when Engarde main does not load them for 30 seconds.
Up to date languages??: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese.
Recent Files of leagues and clubs of the FFE.
- Addition of the veteran4 category in the extraction process
- "Import some / range" uses now a window where entities to be imported are selected
- Imported fencer are withdrawn from the memory
- Improvement of text import (more imported fields)

Referee activity
- Mention of the type "match / video" in the choice and the title of the document
- "Add several referees" proposes present referees without those who already are in the table

New competition from an xml file: Engarde proposes to import the fencers and the referees.

Improvement of the move to the next match from the piste apparatus.
Possibility of exchanging FIE licences and national licences (menu "Edit" of the Fencer window).
Possibility of having two fencers of the same last names and the same first names if the licence numbers are different.

Referee allocation "Only matches with hour" is checked by default.
Warning when making an allocation of referees without having the hours on the matches.
9.512012-03-06Fixed the update of the list of the matches to be printed.
Change on the calculation of categories for veterans.
Display of the category in the poules sheets for the new competitions Display of the firstname of the fencers in team competitions.
The old referee allocation has been deleted.

Sending on the web in Pro mode
Possibility to send files on a web site directly from Engarde by http To do so, use the meny “Web | HTTP Parameters”. The files are put on a waiting list.
Load/Save models of web tableaux. To do so, use “Define web files” then “File” One can make the web files for the tableaux without publishing them (menu “Web”).

Possibility to use the short names (10 characters) for the name of the fencers in the poules and the tableaux.
Improvement of the adjustement to the size of the page in DiapoEngarde.
Addition of scripts for the tableaux for teams.

For teams , when one loads a XML file of the fencers after the creation, there is no allocation of teams.
In such a case, one can set the teams with the menu “team” of the fencer’s window.
New update functionning the directory SystemeEngarde9xx is provided to be droped next to the previous one.
At the first start of the update, the provided files of diapomodels and models are copied in the directory Ressources1.
9.52012-02-09Referee Allocation
Addition of « N referees randomly » or « N referees who refereed the least”.
Addition of a setting “Referee on all the matches of a piste” to the allocation of referees.

Piste and time schedule allocations
Addition of a setting “Maximum use of the pistes”.
You can now simulate an incomplete tableau when the tableau is empty .

Addition of buttons to the documents toolbar: columns choice, font size, line space and adjust.
Addition of a document giving time schedule and piste for the fencers and the referees (poules and tableaux).
Improvement of the printing of the match sheets.
The mechanism of a report model is set for all the main reports.
Adjustment the width of the columns of the reports.

Synchronization of DiapoEngarde on the fencers, teams, referees, clubs, leagues, countries and formulas lists.
Addition of a script system to make diaporamas that are going on from a display to another.
Adjustement of the display to the window width.

Engarde auxiliary
Synchronization of Engarde auxiliary with the fencers, teams, referees, clubs, leagues, countries lists and with the formula, enter and change the fencers and referees and checking off the fencers.

See the complete list
9.442011-11-13Correction of a bug introduced in version 9.43 which prevented from creating an XML file.
9.432011-11-09Tableaux with ranking in DiapoEngarde
- Possibility to display a tableau with the ranking of the tableaux below.

Models of documents
- Introduction of models of documents for poules, rankings of poules, tableaux, rankings of tableaux.
- Models will be also implemented for other documents later.

Advanced allocation of referees
- Addition of a parameter "Each referee on a single piste".

- update of the texts in Spanish, Italian and German.
- Addition of "Video demands" on team sheets.
- Recent competitions are now listed in the "open" menu.
- Modification of the treatment of the Cyrano protocol (default values are sent instead of empty values).
- Addition of "payment" and "mode" fields to fencers.
- Some bugs fixed.
9.422011-09-27Temporary ranking with mention: Qualified  +  -  Eliminated.
Combined display of poules and temporary ranking.
Update of the Spanish and Italian versions.
9.412011-09-05Possibility to display losers on the left of tableau.
Possibility to display another tableau on the left of tableau.
Replacement of the three menus for displaying tableaux by one opening a window for choosing the parameters.
Correction of a bug occurring during first installation.
9.42011-08-29Allocation of hours and pistes in poules and tableaux
New module, with:
- possibility to have cycles on hours or pistes or part of tableau,
- possibility to skip the finished matches,
- possibility to use formulas like10:00+0:15*7

Advanced allocation of referees
- the allocation runs also for poules,
- the allocation runs also without hours,
- it is possible to combine country, region, club criteria,
- addition of referees with multi-selection and drag and drop,
- it is possible to place referees on two consecutive matches,
- it is possible to place referees which are on two consecutive matches on the match of the winners,
- parameters can have an "if possible" value,
- "Undo" function,
- the analysis provides a filling rate in addition to the satisfaction rate,
- the manual in French and English is enriched.

- inadequate formulas function in some cases, like a Senior World Cup formula with less than 64 fencers in direct elimination,
- possibility of having exemption in tableaux (to be manipulated very carefully),
- possibility to qualify in a tableau a number of fencers different from 0, 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, etc. (please, avoid this, it has no real meaning to finish a tableau with 16 winners and only 12 of them qualified according to the starting ranking).

- the free MINI version of Engarde allows running evaluation competitions of Engarde PRO (with "New competition"),
- Engarde MINI is limited to 40 fencers and 8 teams,
- possibility to change the default font ("Report" menu of the Engarde window),
- entry of cards in matches,
- detailed information about already fenced matches,
- less sensitive detection of the close names,
- initial ranking report of a particular tableau,
- correction of a bug when a tableau is renamed.
9.312011-05-30Correction of a bug in the referee command "Delete the 1/4 numbers". Modification of the referees import/export so that old files can be imported.
9.32011-05-25Modifications of the advanced allocation of the referees in the tableaux in order to follow the new rules of the FIE and to have more possibilities:
- three modes: Basic, PRO and PRO+FIE,
- a user manual in French and English (Help menu),
- the possibility to set the quarter of a referee,
- optional constraints for the automatic allocation (neutrality by 1/4, proximity, cross-interest, different countries, time interval),
- the possibility to reuse the referees of the previous tableau,
- list of the matches of the referees
- list of the referees of the matches

Automatic allocation of the referees in the poules : possibility to select a part of the poules, to set referees then to select another part of the poules and to set the same referees.

Other modifications for FIE competitions
- Purple color for the FIE mode,
- Incitation to use the FIE mode for the FIE competitions,
- History of the special actions for the FIE mode,
- Referee activity for the match referees and the video referees.

- Correction of a bug in the list of tableaux which can be recreated,
- Automatic merging of doubloons of regions and clubs,
- Check of the possible doubloons of referees and fencers,
- In searches, possibility to choose the alphabetic or the structured order,
- Improvement of "Enter pistes and times" for incomplete tableaux and for poules,
- Import/export of referees with FIE license and birthday.
9.262011-04-06Correction of a bug in the calculation of the points of the teams. Improvement of the communication with ShowPiste.
9.252010-10-26Improvement of the "Extraction" and "Restrict" functions. Addition of a gender criterion in the "Extraction" function. Menus for the calculations of team numbers and points have been enabled in the basic mode.
9.242010-09-23Addition of the "Restrict" function which was suppressed when the "Extraction" function was added (request from Versailles).
9.232010-08-29Limitation of Engarde MINI to 50 fencers. Extension of the functioning to 31/8/2011.
9.222009-11-15Correction of a bug of DiapoEngarde about local licences. Extension of the functioning to 31/8/2010.
9.212009-10-21A "5 days" licence is added to the offer for Engarde Basic and Engarde Pro. Addition of automatic backup each X minutes.
9.22009-08-28Engarde Basic requires a paid licence. A new free version "MINI" is created. It is possible to directly open one of the last competitions. It is possible to open a competition on several computers with "open in auxiliary mode". Correction of some bugs.
9.132009-05-05Engarde Basic can read and write "fff" files. Adjustment of categories veteran1, veteran2 and veteran3. Categories can be displayed in poules and tableaux. Research of doubloons of clubs and regions/states. Correction of some bugs.
9.122009-03-13Introduction of an extended xml format with national license numbers, matches of tableaux without opponent, competition location. Split of category veteran in veteran1, veteran2 and veteran3. Extraction of fencers from a competition to an XML file (menu competition | extraction) in order to create a new competition. Advanced allocation of referees by club or region. Advanced allocation of referees is now in Engarde BASIC. Addition of an evaluation mode Engarde PRO in the new competition menu. Update of texts en German, Spanish and Italian. Small evolution of ShowPiste.
9.112009-03-12Version 9.12 before advanced allocation of referees in Engarde BASIC.
9.12009-02-02Creation of the Ins_tall_Engarde software for installing updates while preserving added ressources. Creation of the ShowPiste software which displays information of the piste. Addition of a function for choosing the tableaux to be included in the Web file which are automatically sent. Implementation of simulators of piste apparatus (serial and IP). Access to automatic allocation of the 2nd referee and to referee activity from Engarde BASIC. Update of the texts in Spanish and Italian. Addition of a context for the Italian Federation of fencing (FIS).
9.022008-11-03Correction of the initialization file of team competitions. Implementation of the “Cyrano” protocol for IP communication with piste apparatuses. Update of the texts and help file in Italian.
9.012008-10-20A "yes" answer to a proposition of update places directly on the "update" page of the Website. The short title of a competition which is just created is used by default as network identifier.