Software fix to resolve an instability when pruning
The bookmarks dialog gives a larger grid.
Games can be exported as a document in RTF file format and displayed
using your choice of Word / Office document software, from
which you will be able to make edits, reformat, print, save as
DOC, save as PDF.
Printing can be done after display of the RTF
export. The existing print functionality has been removed.
The directory for the backup files is now located in the
system 'Application Data' directory.
Image. This functionality has been
removed to simplify the program.
Y. Support for these games has been
discontinued to simplify the program.
SGF Markup. You can now add markup figures using
keystrokes. 'T', 'S', 'C', 'X' ( for triangle, square,
circle, X. )
Collections. New faster loading and
saving of game files containing large game collections.
Registry. The program now stores settings in the
Windows registry. The INI file is no longer used.
Improved stability when printing.
Statistics. Modified logic of reporting player
Boxes. Message boxes are now application-wide
modal, preventing them from lingering underneath dialog
Moves. New functionality to correct a misplaced
The point sizes can now be adjusted by the user.
Additionally, rectangular boards are supported.
Sizes. For games of Y, Hex, Unlur, Havannah and
Kropki the user can set the board size for a new game.
Toolbars have been added to facilitate program operation.
Simplified operation of the bookmarks dialog.
Played Nodes. New functionality to bookmark all
positions on which a node has been played.
Export. New functionality to generate SGF text
for the current game and to copy it to the Windows clipboard.
SGF Game Text. New functionality to
import games by direct pasting of SGF text.
Statistics. A new dialog has been added to
enable player statistics for the games in the collection to be
viewed. Player name misspellings can be globally corrected.
Games may be exported by player.
Event information is now displayed ( SGF
New functionality to add / remove / edit SGF scores ( SGF
parameter V ).
/ Reversi. Added 10x10 variation.
BG Image. Added tile folding and flip options.
Backup Files. The maximum value for the number
of backup files that can be stored has been increased to 1000.
Bookmarks. Dialog can now delete multiple
a ‘Check for updates’ menu entry to enable the latest news on the
program to be fetched from the product web site.
Next / Prev. Corrected comment next / prev fault.
Better data management has been built into the program to
enable faster loading and reduce memory usage, making it particularly
suitable for working with large SGF files.
A change has been made to the way that branch
information is stored. In particular, the restriction
on the number of branches from each game position has been removed.
A better comment / annotation control has been added.
Support has been added for SGF node names.
New functionality to select a node
and navigate to the game position where that node was played.
SGF game files for Othello/Reversi can be accepted either in
character format ( e.g. '[bb]', '[cg]' ) or in numeric format
( e.g. '[b2]', '[c7]' ). GoRilla will continue to store games
in the character format.
Kropki has been added as one of the supported games.
Image. A background image ( GIF, BMP, JPG ) may
be displayed in the application window.
Bookmark orders are now retained.
Cut and paste functionality has been added.
Documentation is now in the form of a Microsoft HTMLHelp
BMP Generation. Images may be in colour or
black/white. For Go, users are able to select a region of the
board. Images may additionally be generated from the compose
Style. Added 'line mode' style for image
generation and for diagram printing for Unlur, Havannah, Y and Hex.
An option to number the most recent moves has been added.
A change has been made to the SGF implementation for
Havannah. The SZ parameter now represents the length of the
board sides. This is to achieve consistency with some of the
online Havannah play sites.
This is the major enhancement for version 10.
Positions can be bookmarked. A dialog facilitates management
of the bookmarks.
memory management techniques
have been built into the program to reduce memory usage.
Faster Loading. Changes
been made to enable faster loading of large game files.
The modify board
and compose features have been merged into one function.
functionality for managing the primary
position has been included. The primary position can now be
set from the game tree window. Its position in the game tree
will be indicated by the ‘[primary]’ indicator.
been made to the printing of games. Variations are now
displayed in a compact, inline
Separate colour and font weight can be specified for the branch moves.
Functionality has been added to mark
a position within each game as being the primary position.
has been included as one of the supported
preferences can now be set from one tabbed
functionality has been improved.
Images will have a better look and will include any markup.
The background can be painted either
a uniform colour or in a sliding grade.
look of the playing board has been improved
through use of image anti-aliasing.
has had to be put on the number of variations
that can be created from any game position. ( 63. )
|The SGF parameter GM now defaults to "1" (
). Also, default
values for the SGF parameter SZ have been coded. In particular SZ will
default to "19" for games of Go ( GM = "1" ), to "17" for games of Hex
( GM = "11". )
Support for collections is the major enhancement
for version 9. Many games can be stored in a single game file. The
dialog facilitates management of the games within a collection.
backup copy is made whenever a game file
is loaded into the program or an existing game file is overwritten.
offers some protection against the accidental loss of game data.
Users can search game comments
for a text string.
GIF images can be generated of board
Users are able to ‘modify’ board positions
by adding or removing pieces. Any modifications are stored in a game
by use of the SGF parameters AB, AW, AE.
for SGF Markup was added, allowing
board nodes to be marked or labelled. This is the major software
for version 8.
The contents of the SGF game file can be viewed.
|A correction was made to the desktop
'Start Program with
Last Game' functionality that was observed under Windows XP and later
versions of the Windows operating system.
This is the major software enhancement
for version 7. Branching enables many lines of play to be stored in a
Game details can be viewed or edited
by the user: players' names, rankings, plus other information typically
present in the header of an SGF file.
Functionality to run through all lines of play searching for commented
|This was the first public offering of the