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FIBA Organizer: Rebuilding Statistics (and the hidden Rebuild Always tick box...)
One of the most common issues that our support desk faces from FIBA Organizer (Sportzware Central) users is that statistics do not look correct. In most cases this is because the competition statistics have not been rebuilt correctly. There is a lit...
FIBA Organizer: Upload to FIBA 3x3 Database
FIBA are requesting that all users of FIBA Organizer upload their competition data to the FIBA 3x3 database.   T his can be done through a simple process in FIBA Organizer.      SETUP FIBA ORGANIZER FOR 3x3 1. F...
Delete a Venue
Delete a Venue From the Competitions tab click on Venues. Find the venue you wish to delete (you can use the column header search filter located at the top of screen if needed). Select the venue you want to delete. Click on Dele...
Sportzware Central - Adjusting Ladders Due to a Tie - Count-back
Sportzware Central, Adjusting Ladder position for tied teams   When processing results under the Standard ladder type I have a problem in that when both teams have won the same number of matches and the same number of games the system appa...
Sportzware Central/FO: Running SWC on Windows Vista & 7
Running Sportzware Central, Stadium Scoring or FIBA LiveStats on Windows Vista and Windows 7   Please note that in addition to Sportzware Central the following solution also applies to FIBA Organizer and FIBA LiveStats.   If you ...
Sportzware Central: Backing Up Data
What is a Backup? Backing up saves the information stored within your Sportzware Central database to a secure location either on your computer or within your computer's network.   Why back up my Sportzware Central Database? I...
Sportzware Central: Reports Maintenance - Add a New Report to Sportzware Central
Follow these steps to add a custom report file (with an extension .rpt) to Sportzware Central.   Save the .rpt file to your custom reports folder (general location is C:/Program Files/Sportzware/Custom Reports). Open your SWC datab...
Sportzware Central: What's my SMTP/Mail Server?
Please note that this article also applies to FIBA Organizer.   Your Outgoing Mail Server is what you use for sending email in programs such as Outlook and Outlook Express.   The outgoing mail server you use for uploading to Spor...
Sportzware Central: Button images have disappeared!v
Please note that this article also applies to FIBA Organizer.   This error can sometimes occur after the installation or update of Sportzware Central. There is usually a prompt during the installation or upgrade that will advise the user t...
Sportzware Central: Ladders
Ladders/ Tables   A ladder (also commonly known as a table or standings) is a list of teams/ competitors within a competition, sorted from highest to lowest ranking by user-defined fields (eg. points).     View Ladders &nb...
Sportzware Central: Data Manager - View Upgrade Log
Data Manager - View Upgrade Log   This function enables you to view any errors when upgrading Sportzware Central or using a Specstrap file. It provides the ability to re-run any failed update lines.   From the Data Manager sc...
Batch Processing
 Membership Batch Processing   If you're the kind of person that likes to keep your data neat and tidy, then the FIBA Organizer Membership Batch Processing tool is for you. No longer will you have to look at reports wh...
Sportzware Central: Installation Instructions (inc. Networks)
Installation (Single User) We suggest you shut down all other applications that are running before starting the installation process. If you have a Sportzware Central CD insert the CD in to your computer's CD-Rom drive. A CD ...
Sportzware Central: Network troubleshooting
Please note that this article also applies to FIBA Organizer.   Cannot Connect to Windows 2003 Server Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that Sportzware Central works on Windows 2003 Server, we have encountered some issues wi...
Sportzware Central: Minimum System Requirements
Please note that this article also applies to FIBA Organizer.  Minimum System Requirements for Sportzware Central: Processor Pentium 4 2.40 Ghz RAM 512MB Screen Resolution 10...
FIBA Organizer: Having troubles uploading with Gmail
Some users have recently started experiencing problems when performing a Competition Upload using Gmail to send the upload.   The cause of this problem is out of our control unfortunately, however users should be able to get around this pr...
Sportzware Central: Full Match Entry - Enter Match Scores and Statistics
Enter Match Score and Statistics This is where you can enter all the match scores and a detailed array of statistics for a competition.   From the Daily Admin module click Full Match Entry.     The 'Entering M...
Sportzware Central/FO: Running SWC on Windows 8
Running Sportzware Central on Windows 8   Please note that in addition to Sportzware Central the following solution also applies to FIBA Organizer and Stadium Scoring.   These steps resolve most issues opening Sportzware Central ...
Sportzware Central - Generate Finals Fixtures
Sportzware Central - Generate Finals Fixtures   Finals are the latter phase of a season where the number of competitors in a competition is usually reduced to playoff for the final positions/awards.   Generate Finals Matches ...
Sportzware Central: Enter your Sportzware Membership code into SWC
Membership Data Synchronisation - Important Information I mportant - you must click on this link - Synchronising Membership Data - and carefully read the instructions provided before performing your first membership synchronisation .   ...
Sportzware Central: Data Manager - Zip and Email
Sportzware Central - Zip and Email   This function will zip (compress) your data and open your email client (eg. Outlook Express) for the purpose of sending your data to a specified recipient. By default, this function will send the data t...
Venue Administration - General
Venue Administration - General Field Name Description Example ID System generated identification number that cannot be edited 27 Name The name of the  Venue ...
Sportzware Central: Fixture Grid
Please note: This article is also relevant to FIBA Organizer.     The SWC Fixture Grid is a handy screen with a range of functions. Some of these functions are listed below:   Allocate Match Officials   Note: to al...
Sportzware Central: Navigation Centre
Navigation Centre The Navigation Centre is where the majority of your processes will take place. It is the focal point of the program, taking all of the most common processes and organizing them within logical modules. There are some additional...
Sportzware Central: Data Manager - Add Location - Make New Database
Add Location - Make New Database This function allows you to create a new blank database.   From the Data Manager screen, click on File Hover the mouse cursor over Add location and select Make New Database Click on ...
Sportzware Central: Enter your Competition Upload code
Enter your Competition Upload code Each association has a unique competition upload code. This code directs your competition information (fixtures, results, ladders, statistics, clubs and teams, etc) to your Sportzware Website.   To e...
Sportzware Central: Reports Maintenance - edit/delete an existing report
Edit An Existing Report From the configuration module click on Reports Maintenance. Click on Edit to bring up the 'Editing a Report' window for viewing the selected report. A window will be displayed with the properties of this ...
Sportzware Central: Reports Maintenance - Print/Preview/Export A Report
Print A Report From the configuration module click on Reports Maintenance. Select the report you wish to delete by clicking on it once. Click Print to print the selected report. You may be asked to select some parameters for ...
Sportzware Central: Reports Maintenance - Report Fields
Report Fields General Field Name Description Example Filename on Disk The location of the report file. Click the folder icon to edit the location. 16Knockout_O.rpt ...
Sportzware Central: Installation (Single User)
Installation (Single User)   We suggest you shut down all other applications that are running before starting the installation process. Double-click on the installation file.   You will be prompted to install Sportzware Ce...
Sportzware Central: Uploader Configuration
Uploader Configuration   The Uploader Configuration area is where you must enter your settings for:   Uploading competition data to your website; Synchronising member data with your Online Membership Database; and Syn...
Venues - Officials
You can add officials to this Venue by clicking the  Add  button. When the add button is selected all match officials are selected. ...
Edit Venue Information
Edit Venue Information From the Competitions tab click on Venues. Locate and select the venue you want to edit (you can use the column header search filter at top of screen if desired). Click on Edit to bring up the Venue Details wi...
Sportzware Central - Venues
All matches in a competition draw need to be assigned to venues (courts, fields, ovals, etc). Before adding a new competition and generating a fixture, you should ensure that all venues to be used in the competition have been added to the database. ...
Sportzware Central - Add a New Venue
  Sportzware Central - Add a New Venue From the Competitions tab click on  Venues . The Venues Administration window will appear. Click on  Add . A blank 'Venue Details' window will open. Enter the inform...
Sportzware Central: Resource DefaultUserSkinData not found
Please note that this article also applies to FIBA Organizer. To resolve this error you need to delete the list of language files from the 'Central' folder on your computer. Go to this location on your computer: C:\...
SportsTG Sportzware Central/FIBA Organizer - Editing Report Parameters
Editing Report Parameters At the Parameters screen you can edit the parameter types the report uses to display information. By adding or removing a parameter you are restricting or allowing the report to show information relevant to that parame...
Sportzware Central: Synchronising member data
Synchronising Membership Data   These instructions should be read carefully before performing your first membership synchronisation from Sportzware Central (SWC).   You can add and edit membership data for the same database throu...
Sportzware Central: Regrading
Sportzware Central - Regrading Regrading is the process of moving competitors (teams or individuals) between competitions during a season (after the fixture has been drawn up). Delete a Team From a Fixtured  competition &nb...
Sportzware Central: Import a Competition from an Excel Spreadsheet
Import a Competition from an Excel Spreadsheet   Associations are able to import competitions into Sportzware Central using data in an Excel spreadsheet, rather than create the competition fixture by the normal means through the SWC comp...
Sportzware Central: Running a Spec Strap file
Running a Specstrap   What is a specstrap? A specstrap is a file sent to you by SportsTG that will perform customised updates to your database.     Running a specstrap (stand-alone install) If you are running Sport...
Sportzware Central: User Administration
Add a New User From the Configuration tab click on User Administration. Click on Add to add a new user profile and bring up the User Administration window. Enter the details that you want to associate with this profile. Click ...
Sportzware Central: Security Levels
Add A Security Level From the configuration module click on Security Levels Click on Add to add a new security level Enter the level of access (a number between 1 and 100) Tick all the areas this Security Level is entitled acc...
Sportzware Central: Configuration
Sportzware Central - Configuration To access the Sportzware Central configuration area click on the Configuration Tab from the Navigation Centre. The configuration area allows you to manage all the peripherals, such as users, printers and the...
Sportzware Central: Data Manager - Workstation Settings - Backup
Workstation Settings - Backup   Your Backup options allow you to specify the location of the Backup Path and the default data folder. The default file is where all new databases are added.   It is unlikely that you will need to...
Sportzware Central: Data Manager - Upgrade Sportzware Central
Upgrade Sportzware Central   Upgrade Settings   Open Sportzware Central. From the Data Manager screen, click on Setup and select Workstation Settings from the drop down menu.     Click on the Upgrade tab....
Sportzware Central: Data Manager - Backup/Restore/Compact
Backup/Restore/Compact   From the Data Manager, single click on a database to select it Click on File and select Backup/Restore/Compact       Backup Performs a backup of the selected database to a ...
Sportzware Central: Data Manager - Check/Repair Database
The Check/Repair utility provides the ability to check and repair database tables.   From the Data Manager, single click on a database to select it Click on File and select Check/Repair Database   If there are no err...
Sportzware Central: Data Manager - Load Existing Database (or Back-Up File)
Add Location - Load Existing Database (or Back up File)   This function allows you to load an existing Sportzware Central database to the Data Manager.   Firstly, make sure the database file you want to add to Sportzware Ce...
Sportzware Central: Data Manager - Remove Location
Remove Location   This function will remove the selected dataset from the Data Manager. It will not delete the dataset; merely remove it from the Data Manager. You can load the dataset again by using the Add Location function - Load Existi...
Sportzware Central: Data Manager - Language
Data Manager - Language     From the Data Manager screen, click on File Select Language Select from:   English Spanish French
Sportzware Central: Enter Your Registration Key
Sportzware Central Registration You are required to enter a registration key for Sportzware Central version 7 only once. All subsequent registration key updates will automatically occur via the Internet.   Registration Key   ...
Sportzware Central: Reports
Reports   The Reports are the output of information that is used to summarise certain aspects of the information in the database. Some common reports include fixtures/schedules, scoresheets, match summary reports etc.   Previe...
Sportzware Central: Prompting failed with the following error message: 'Unexpected error.". Error Source: prompt.dll
Please note that this article also applies to FIBA Organizer   What is this the problem? This error message occurs when the program is looking at an old version of the following files on your computer. “icuuc30.dll” &rd...
Sportzware Central: Logon Failed Details: Database Vendor Code: -904
Please note that this article also applies to FIBA Organizer   What is this the problem? This error message occurs when the program is looking at an old version of the gds32.dll file on your computer          ...
Sportzware Central: Synchronisation Number not consistent with the Online Database
Please note that this article also applies to FIBA Organizer.  If you have had to restore your database to an earlier backup then you are likely to encounter this error. The cause of this error is that each synchronisation requires both th...
Sportzware Central: Windows XP Service Pack 2 error
Please note that this article also applies to FIBA Organizer.   Problem You are running Windows XP with Service Pack 2 and get this error:   Connection failed, please check location details. The error message was Unable to c...
Sportzware Central: LiveStats Synchronisation
Please note that this article also applies to FIBA Organizer.  Enter your Sync codes 1. From the Navigation Centre click Upload to Web   2. Select LiveStats Synchronisation   3. Click Setup       ...
Sportzware Central: Rebuilding Ladders/Standings
Rebuilding Ladders is a simple process that should be done at least once a week to ensure that all of your ladders/standings are accurate.   1. From Daily Admin, Select Ladders (Standings for FIBA Organizer)     2. Cl...
Sportzware Central: Membership Synchronisation
Please note that this article also applies to FIBA Organizer.   Enter your Sync codes 1. From the Navigation Centre click Upload to Web   2. Select Membership Synchronisation 3. Click Setup       ...
Sportzware Central: Crystal Reports error messages
Please note that this article also applies to FIBA Organizer.   PE_ERR_NOTENOUGHMEMORY (500) There is not enough memory available to complete the call. Try rebooting your computer or if this problem occurs regularly you may need to in...