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After Installation two icons , one labeled Stk2002, and one labeled Stk will appear on your desktop.

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.



Data file Specification

How to use Stk2002

  • Get .STK and R.DOC files in the Stk2002 folder

  • 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 track-specific criteria.

  • 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 folder.

  • 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 Selections" commands.

  • Click the "Train the File List" button to train the profile for the selected track.

  • 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.