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Menu:Edit

Restore QSO

Shortcut: Ctrl-Z. Allows you to restore all the original data of a QSO you are modifying. Of course, the QSO you are modifying must already be logged before you use this command. It is most useful if you accidentally change something on a prior QSO, and wish to restore it.

Initialize QSO

Shortcut: [F11] or Alt-W. Erases all the fields of the current QSO if it has not been confirmed. However, this key will not delete a QSO that has already been logged with [Enter]!

However, the best way to "delete" a QSO is to do it after the end of the contest, in the final log files. Otherwise, you can enter your own callsign instead (and clear it afterwards with File Clean log...), but this may create errors in the multipliers list. A better way is to duplicate the previous QSO, on the same band. It will be one more dupe QSO, but the points and the mutipliers will be correct.

Edit Date, Time, Freq. and Op. of QSO...

Shortcut: Alt-F. Allows you to modify the date, time, frequency and operator of an already logged QSO. Note that you can only change the frequency on the same band. If you need to change bands, use Alt+F1 or Alt+F2 (see QSY).

Editing QSO date and time and frequency

Warning: After a modification, Win-Test does not sort the logged QSO by time. The logging sequence by numbers is kept.

If you need to move your log, or a portion of it, ahead or back in time, please refer to the Tools time shifting feature in this manual.

Edit serial number

This opens the edit serial dialog box. Here you can change your sent serial number.

Editing the serial number

Delete QSO

Permanently deletes a QSO in the log. As noted below, this command is irreversible. Note that you cannot delete QSOs unless log synchronization is disabled (see Options | Disable log synchronization on network).

Deleting A QSO from the log. This feature is not supported when log synchronization is enabled, such as in a multi-computer network.

However, the best way is to make a note via Alt-N, then delete the QSO after the end of the contest, in the Win-Test file or the Cabrillo/ADIF files. Another option is to enter your own callsign in the logging window, then remove it after the contest with File | Clean log....

Yet another option is to duplicate the previous QSO. It will be one more dupe QSO, but the points and the multipliers will be correct.

Delete all QSO...

Equivalent text command: CLEARLOG.
See also the CLEARLOGNOW and COPYLOGCLEAR text commands, which may be more convenient if you understand what they do.

This command deletes all the QSOs in the current opened file. Of course, as this should be rather unusual, you need to confirm the command.

Deleting all QSOs

You need to literally type OK (uppercase) in the box, and then press [Validate] to delete all QSOs.

Goto QSO...

Presents the dialog allowing to go directly to a QSO (if you know its number).

Goto QSO

With the two labelled buttons, you can locate the cursor at the begining or at the end of the log. Same action will result by typing START (or FIRST) and END (or LAST) in the callsign logging field.

You can also locate the cursor on the desired QSO number just by typing this number in the callsign logging field and use this menu item, or by using its shortcut (Ctrl-G) for backward CT compatibility.

When you have jumped to a specific QSO, Win-Test will not let you move away unless there is a valid call in the callsign field and a valid exchange in the report field. If you inadvertedly delete the callsign or report, press Ctrl-Z to undo the change.

Goto Callsign...

Presents a dialog allowing you to go directly to a callsign. You can also use the shortcut [Shift]-[Control]-G.

Goto Callsign

By default, the callsign of the current QSO is searched. If the current line is empty (i.e. if the cursor is set to the last (empty) line of the log), a dialog is opened. The search is done backwards through the log.

Apply exchangce to every QSO with...

Allows you to correct a fixed exchange to every QSO in the log. This function is only available in contests, where fixed exchanges (like zones, states, districts) are exchanged. It allows you to make a consistent change without much tpying.

You can also use the shortcut [Control]-[F10].

Apply Exchange to every QSO dialog.

Move in my log only

Only useful in a multi-operating environment. Checking this option will allow the operator to step through QSOs in his own log, using the [up arrow] and [down arrow] keys. This makes it much easier to correct the last QSO logged, since the cursor skips over QSOs being logged by other computers in the network.

If this option is checked, you can still move to any QSO by pressing [Shift]-[Up arrow] and [Shift]-[down arrow]. On the other hand, if this option is unchecked, using these key combinations will navigate to QSOs made in your log only.

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