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To install from a CD
- Insert the Stk2002 CD in your CD Rom Drive
- Open the CD using Windows Explorer
- Click INSTALL.BAT
To install from a ZIP download
- Get the zip file in a folder by itself
- Unzip using WinZip or PKzip
- Run the INSTALL.BAT file that unzips out of the zip
After Installation two icons , one labeled Stk2002, and one
labeled Stk will appear on your desktop.
- The Stk icon brings up the green Command Center Console.
- To Start Stk2002 click the icon labeled Stk.
- The Command Center Console can do all the functions of Stk2002 simply
by clicking buttons.
- Stk2002 will also run as a stand-alone DOS module in a Windows
- To run as DOS simply click New Dos and enter stk2002.
- Stk2002 can also run DOS scripts. Click My Scripts and then click a
script in the list.
Stk2002 is fully operational either from the
command module or from the Windows console.
The script function includes two windows that drop down when
you click the "My Scripts" button. The left window contains a matching text file
for each of the script files in the right window. Clicking a TXT file brings up
the file in Windows Notepad. Clicking a .BAT file actually runs the script.
Be careful if you make your own scripts. They can be very
powerful and computers do what you tell them to do; not what you want them to
do. Those two things are not always the same.
A DOS script is a computer program. Scripts can do
any thing to a computer that you can do from a DOS command line. Things like
Format your hard drive etc.
How to use Stk2002
Get .STK and R.DOC files in the
Click the "Edit
Tracklist" button to bring up your track
list in Windows Notepad. Make sure the track
you're handicapping is in the list. If it is not
enter it and save your track list.
Click the "Next Track"
button until the track you want to handicap
appears in the text box just to the right of the
"Make Track List for" button.
Click the "Handicap All
Stk" button to handicap all .STK files for
the selected track. This handicaps the races and
selects runlines to use based upon your
Click the "Criteria"
button to view and or change your criteria setup.
Push Enter to exit the Criteria setup window.
Enter "y" when prompted to save your
new criteria setup.
Click the "Auto Result All
.DOCs" button to put results in all the .DOC
files for the selected track. Note that the
associated R.DOC files must be in the Stk2002
Click the "Make File List
for" button to make a file list for the
selected track. This file list is used by the
"Train the File List" and "Make
Click the "Train the File
List" button to train the profile for the
Click the "Make
Selections" command button to make analysis
and tip sheet web pages for the selected track.
Click the "View" button
to open the selections pages in your web browser.
Click the "Move Files"
button to open the current directory in Windows
Explorer so that you can move files in and out of
the working folder.
Click the "Open Dos
Window" to open a normal sized
white-on-black DOS window. If you have ANSI.SYS
running you can change the DOS window's colors
with the command: CC BRIGHT WHITE ON BLUE or any
other color of your choice. Most colors are
recognized by name. CC is a utility that calls
ANSI.SYS to set the colors selected.