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Re: Banksia GUI released

Post by AdminX » Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:48 pm

sarona wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:58 pm
The problem may be the engine's name. I also could not get Eman 4.60 64-bit BMI2.exe to install. I received the following message: Error: This engine doesn't support any protocol.


However, when I renamed Eman 4.60 64-bit BMI2.exe to Eman 4.60-64-bit-BMI2.exe, it installs.
Thanks for that Tip! :D
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Re: Banksia GUI released

Post by Damir » Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:57 am

it would be nice to see an option: '' Create Engine''. :) :)

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Re: Banksia GUI released

Post by AdminX » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:31 am

I am having fun with this. :D

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PS: I did notice that these custom pieces don't scale well in the PV dock.
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Re: Banksia GUI released

Post by AdminX » Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:03 am

AdminX wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:31 am
PS: I did notice that these custom pieces don't scale well in the PV dock.
This appears to be a problem with the piece set and not a program issue since it only effects the white pieces and not the black ones.

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Re: Banksia GUI released

Post by AdminX » Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:11 pm

Feature Request: Auto Annotate Played Game with Engine of your choice. :D
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Re: Banksia GUI released

Post by Guenther » Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:15 am

Improvement suggestion:

Default move animation is too slow in fast games, in easy endgames, or when mate will be found.
In this cases the board is not in sync with the real position.

May be an option for a faster move animation could be introduced?

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Re: Banksia GUI released

Post by phhnguyen » Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:38 pm

Damir wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:57 am
it would be nice to see an option: '' Create Engine''. :) :)
BSG has functions to add engines but not create. Can you tell me more? Thanks
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Re: Banksia GUI released

Post by phhnguyen » Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:44 pm

AdminX wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:48 pm
sarona wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:58 pm
The problem may be the engine's name. I also could not get Eman 4.60 64-bit BMI2.exe to install. I received the following message: Error: This engine doesn't support any protocol.


However, when I renamed Eman 4.60 64-bit BMI2.exe to Eman 4.60-64-bit-BMI2.exe, it installs.
Thanks for that Tip! :D
Thanks all for the report, I will improve that function for the next release.

For the current version, to use paths with spaces, just put them into a pair of quotes, e.g. "c:\Eman 4.60 64 bit BMI2\Eman 4.60 64 bit BMI2.exe"

However, BSG has a problem if working folder has space. Quotes don't help. Perhaps it is a bug in the 3rd-party library. To workaround, just select a folder without space.
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Re: Banksia GUI released

Post by phhnguyen » Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:46 pm

AdminX wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:03 am
AdminX wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:31 am
PS: I did notice that these custom pieces don't scale well in the PV dock.
This appears to be a problem with the piece set and not a program issue since it only effects the white pieces and not the black ones.

https://i.ibb.co/Zzb97Fj/fullscr.png
Thanks for verifying. I took a note and will look into this issue anyway.
AdminX wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:11 pm
Feature Request: Auto Annotate Played Game with Engine of your choice. :D
Thanks again for the suggestion. I have added it to my TODO list :)
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Re: Banksia GUI released

Post by phhnguyen » Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:49 pm

Guenther wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:15 am
Improvement suggestion:

Default move animation is too slow in fast games, in easy endgames, or when mate will be found.
In this cases the board is not in sync with the real position.

May be an option for a faster move animation could be introduced?
Thanks for the suggestion. I have been battling to lagging issues. Will focus on them more!
https://banksiagui.com
A freeware chess GUI, based on opensource Banksia - the chess tournament manager

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