The Logbook's Menu

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The Logbook's Menu is depicted below:

 

Figure 155:  The Logbook's Menu Bar

Figure 155:  The Logbook's Menu Bar

 

In order to activate a menu item it needs to be left mouse key clicked. Most of the actions under the buttons are also available from other menus, e.g. the context menu under a right mouse key click over the logbook window.

 

Insert QSO:

Clicking this item will create an empty log record for manually entering QSO data.

 

Edit QSO:

Clicking an existing log record will select it for editing. Editing will finish by clicking outside the selected record.

 

Delete QSO:

Clicking on a log record and next on this menu item will select the record for deletion and you are prompted before this action is performed by the following pop up:

 

Figure 155:  Prompt before Deletion

Figure 155:  Prompt before Deletion

 

Please make up your mind and click accordingly.

 

Search:

Clicking this button will show the following sub items:

 

Figure 155:  Search items

Figure 155:  Search items

 

Clicking one of the items will lead you to the adequate search facility. More details are outlined in the paragraph on Logbook Search Operations.

 

Filter:

This button pops up another sub menu as depicted below:

 

Figure 155:  Filter Items

Figure 155:  Filter Items

 

Clicking Filter QSO's will start filtering procedures as outlined in the paragraph on Simple Filter.

 

QSL:

This item opens a sub menu showing the following options:

 

Figure 155:  QSL Operations

Figure 155:  QSL Operations

 

More details will be found in the paragraph on QSL Operations.

 

IOTA ( Operations ):

This menu item yields direct access to the IOTA -( Keyword Facility ) if you click the button which pops up:

Figure 155:  IOTA-/ Keyword Operations

Figure 155:  IOTA-/ Keyword Operations

 

Digi-/Multimode ( Operations ):

Clicking this item will directly start the default digital mode operation. The digital mode can be altered  on the status bar of the script window and in the Configuration menu.

 

DXCC ( Operations ):

The following DXCC Operations are readily available under this button:

Figure 155:  DXCC Operations

Figure 155:  DXCC Operations

 

The details are described in the paragraph on DXCC Support.

 

Logging Modes..

This is another entry point for controlling the logging modes in TurboLog 4 which are shown in the following list of items:

Figure 155:  Logging Menu

Figure 155:  Logging Menu

 

Greater details are given in the topic on Logging Modes and Contest Support.

 

Call Field Options:

This item is just a reminder for the most important operations which can be performed on the log input line, i.e. while the focus is on the Call field.

Figure 155:  Call Field Options

Figure 155:  Call Field Options

 

 

Active COMMANDS:

 

KEYS:

Shift+F2Flag QSO to send QSL via Bureau
Shift+F3Flag QSO to send QSL direct
Shift+F8Flag QSL sent via OQSL
Shift+F4Mark QSL received
Shift+F5Mark QSL accepted
Shift+F6Set Stop time in open log record
Shift+Ctrl+F2Edit dataset in frame

 

BUTTONS:

OK

CANCEL

 

CLICKABLES and HOTSPOTS:

LEFT KEY CLICKSelects/highlights field or log record line
SHIFT + LEFT KEYSelects range of log records
RIGHT KEY CLICKActivates pop up/context menu

 

 

This topic was last edited on  Thursday, 17-Jun-2021,  at  10:49