"Batch work" means several actions to run one of the following actions, comfortably supported by a wizard. The idea is to process a free collectable batch of logs at a glance.
You can move between the wizard windows by pressing the buttons "Previous" and "Next". The enabled button "Finish" in the last window indicates the end of the menu sequence.
The first wizard window is to choose the required function, the second window is to collect the list of logs to be processed. You may add files to the list by pressing the button "Add", using a file open dialog. Alternatively, you can add files by Drag & Drop directly from the Windows Explorer.
Store output window content of LMF files into text files
This is to convert LMF files to one of the supported output formats (e.g. STF or Cabrillo) comfortably. Please note, that settings which have been made in the options dialog (e.g. "STF | Put out additional field for DXCC country ("Cty")) will be applied when writing all files.
Convert import formats to LMF files
If you have got a number of logs in a certain, foreign format (e.g. STF or Cabrillo), you possibly wish to convert them to LMF file in one step. This could be required to prepare all logs for a cross check.
Please note: This conversion function implies, that the file to be read are 100% automatically conversable. At conversion errors, the batch work will not be interrupted! You have to ensure, that the files to be read are from an absolutely reliable source. Automatic reading of unchecked logs as received from contest participants is absolutely unrealistic and will never lead to success!
Create a common result list from LMF files
At the end of an LMF file based contest log-check there is possibly the wish to compile a common result list, created from the results of each log.
The output format is XML based and made for an automatic result upload on the DARC contest committee log server. For demonstration issues, here is an example file which consists of one item only. The so-called "Top-Level-ID", which identifies begin and end of the XML file (here: "FINAL"), may be defined in the last wizard dialog. The keywords <TEILNAHME> and </TEILNAHME> as well as the keywords in between will appear again for each result list item:
Menu: File | Batch work ...
Import of foreign data formats