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LeagueWorks for Basketball Update

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LeagueWorks for Basketball Update



8.18 MB

Build 438 - 4/20/2015

Changes in Build 438

  1. Added the ability to import schedules from a CSV file.
  2. Added new imports and exports in support of the new release of Diamond Scheduler version 7. The LeagueWorks software now supports importing and exporting from/to Diamond Scheduler version 7. The selections on the Data Utilities window are still the same, but the user will now be prompted to select whether they are using Diamond Scheduler version 6 or below or Diamond Scheduler version 7.

Build 435 - 9/14/2014

Changes in Build 435

  1. Added an option on the Player Registration window to automatically assign players to their respective divisions by age or grade. Under the Tools menu on the Player Registration window, there are options to assign players to divisions. Please note, for the program to be able to assign players to their proper division, the program must be able to select one division based on age or grade, whichever is selected. So, the ages between divisions or the grades between divisions cannot be overlapping when the division is defined on the Divisions, Teams, and Fields window. Otherwise, the program will not be able to select a single division and will not be able to assign the player to a division.

Build 429 - 11/27/2012

Changes in Build 429

  1. Added the Coach and Team Parent email addresses to the Team Roster Reports. The program will now display the coach and team parent email addresses on the Team Roster Reports.

Build 427 - 7/28/2012

Changes in Build 427

  1. Added an option to sort by Address on the Balance Due Summary Report, Player Balance Due Invoice, and Fee Summary Report under the "Fee Reports" section of the Reports window.
  2. Added an option to the Player Mailing Labels and Family Mailing Labels to sort by Address.

Build 425 - 12/26/2011

Changes in Build 425

  1. Fixed a bug introduced in the last update that prohibited the program from updating an existing Division record.

Build 424 - 11/26/2011

Changes in Build 424

  1. Fixed a bug that could potentially allow duplicate division names to be added to the database.

Build 422 - 8/25/2011

Changes in Build 422

  1. Added a the Practice Day and Time to the Division report - Team Coach List/Player Count.

Build 421 - 1/9/2011

Changes in Build 421

  1. Added a confirmation to the restore process to insure that the current database is not overwritten with the restore process.

Build 420 - 11/9/2010

Changes in Build 420

  1. Fixed an issue where duplicate records in the Sponsor table, where one of the records was marked as deleted, was confusing the program and not displaying the records properly in the Sponsor registration and on the Sponsor reports.

Build 419 - 10/25/2010

Changes in Build 419

  1. Fixed an issue where the Active.com registration download file appears to have an extra blank line at the end of the file. This resulted in an error message that stated "Index out of Range" when importing the online registration file. Code has been added to the program to strip the extra blank line from the import file.

Build 417 - 12/12/2009

Changes in Build 417

  1. Fixed an error with the Active.com download file. An issue was found where the online registration download file from Active.com contained an equal sign (=) in the zip code field. Software code was added to the LeagueWorks software to strip out the equal sign in the download file and properly post the zip/postal code within the LeagueWorks database.
  2. Fixed an issue where the volunteer position requests were not being deleted properly if a volunteer was deleted. This has now been fixed.

Build 413 - 11/22/2009

Changes in Build 413

  1. Added Backup option to the New Season Window.
  2. Added Player, Volunteer, and Sponsor Archive information to the New Season window. The Player, Volunteer, and Sponsor information can now be tracked from year to year (or season to season) when the information is archived.
  3. Added new exports on the Data Utilities window for Player Archive, Volunteer Archive, and Sponsor Archive information. The Archive information can be exported to a spreadsheet file for tracking a players information from year to year or season to season.

Build 411 - 2/8/2009

Changes in Build 411

  1. The program is now "Code Signed" so that Windows Vista users will no longer be prompted to "Allow" the program to run on their computer.

Build 410 - 9/29/2008

Changes in Build 410

  1. Added four new "list" reports to the Equipment reports. These list reports allow the user to print lists showing the equipment that has been assigned to players, volunteers, players by division and team, and volunteers by division and team.

Build 409 - 9/22/2008

Changes in Build 409

  1. Fixed a bug reported in the automatic division selection process on the Program Preferences window to allow a player to "Play Up". The program was not showing all eligible divisions properly.

Build 408 - 11/20/2007

Changes in Build 408

  1. Added a new Player Evaluation Report that is sorted by Player Grade and Last Name.
  2. Modified Player Evaluation Reports and Player Ability Rating reports to add the Player Grade to each of the reports.

Build 407 - 11/18/2007

Changes in Build 407

  1. Added a new option on the Tools menu of the Startup window to delete players over a given grade.

Build 404 - 11/3/2007

Changes in Build 404

  1. Added the capability on the Tools menu of the startup window to convert Player, Volunteer, and/or Sponsor information to UPPER CASE, Proper Case, or lower case. This function will allow the user to modify the data to use the text case of their choosing.

Build 403 - 10/27/2007

Changes in Build 403

  1. Fixed a problem reported in the Merge utility. The problem produced an error message stating that the database was not current and did not support the Merge utility even when all software was updated to the latest release. This has been fixed and the merge will work properly -- as long as backups were created from the latest release of the software.

Build 402 - 10/25/2007

Changes in Build 402

  1. Fixed a reported problem in the Volunteer reports. Under certain conditions, it was possible for the Volunteer reports to display old or outdated information.

Build 401 - 10/24/2007

Changes in Build 401

  1. Cleaned up the buttons on the Volunteer portion of the Player/Volunteer/Sponsor registration window. The buttons were not aligning properly when switching between tabs for the volunteers.

Build 400 - 10/18/2007

Changes in Build 400

  1. Added a new feature to the Teams tab of the Divisions, Teams, and Venues window. A new button has been added to automatically assign jersey numbers to players for the selected division/team.
  2. Added a few new file import headers for better compatibility of various online registration import files.
  3. Fixed a problem that was found with one of the online registration files where the proper end of record markers were not included in the file. LeagueWorks now verifies that the proper record markers are in the data file when importing online registration information.
  4. Miscellaneous window and report updates.

Build 392 - 10/5/2007

Changes in Build 392

  1. Resized the windows within LeagueWorks to make them larger and easier to read. The program is now optimized for a minimum window resolution of 800x600.
  2. Added new features on the Category Setup window to make it easier to clean up doctor, dentist, hospital, occupation, and city names.

Build 389 - 9/26/2007

Changes in Build 389

  1. Added new options (and fixed a reported bug) in the "Active Player List" and "Inactive Player List" reports, found under the "League Reports and Forms" selection of the Reports window. The user can now select to sort the reports by Name or Age and also separate the reports by Player Gender.

Build 388 - 9/11/2007

Changes in Build 388

  1. Added two new Email Address reports. The new reports display the parent phone numbers and email address along with the player phone number and email address. The reports are selectable by Division and Division/Team.
  2. Fixed the Excel file exports. All Excel file exports now work properly. The Player Evaluation Reports and Ability Rating reports can once again be output in Excel format.
  3. Added the capability on the Reports window so that the user can select the color of the separator bars used within the reports.
  4. The "Use Separater Bar" checkbox is now persistent so that when the box is checked or unchecked, the program remembers the setting last saved by the user.
  5. General cleanup of screens and reports.

Build 386 - 8/22/2007

Changes in Build 386

  1. Added an option to allow the user to select "Active", "Inactive", or "All" players on several of the Player Reports.

Build 385 - 4/7/2007

Changes in Build 385

  1. Added many new headers to the Import of online registration data. The headers were added to accomodate new fields added to various online registration sites for import into LeagueWorks.

  2. Several other minor updates to fix reported problems in reports.

Build 382 - 10/28/2006

Changes in Build 382

  1. Fixed a bug reported on the Player Registration window where pressing the "Add New" button caused an error message to be displayed. This error occurred only if the "Play Up" or "Strict" options were selected on the Setup and Defaults tab of the Program Preferences window.

Build 381 - 10/15/2006

Changes in Build 381

  1. Added an option on the Unassigned Sponsors report and Sponsor List report to allow the user to select All Sponsors, Active Sponsors Only, or Inactive Sponsors only.

  2. Added the same option to select All Sponsors, Active Sponsors Only, or Inactive Sponsors Only on the Sponsor Mailing Labels.

Build 379 - 10/8/2006

Changes in Build 379

  1. Added many new "header" values in the import process when importing data from a CSV file. The header values in the data file are used within LeagueWorks to determine where to place the data in the database.

  2. Added an option in the import process so that if the "Active" column is not found in the import data, the user has the option of marking all of the players being imported as Active.

  3. Added a check in the import process for the Fee Amount and Amount Paid data. If the Amount Paid data header is found in the import data and the Fee Amount data header is not found, the program will ask the user if the Fee Amount field in the database should be populated with the Amount Paid data in the import data. This insures that the Fee reports work properly and the Amount Due and Refund Due information in the Fee reports will be calculated properly.

Build 375 - 9/3/2006

Changes in Build 375

  1. Added a new Parent Email Address export to the File Export Utility on the Reports window.  The Parent Email Addresses can now be exported to a file.  This file can be used to copy and paste the email addresses to the "To:" line of your favorite email program.

  2. Modified the output files on the File Export Utility to be output to a text file rather than a CSV file.

Build 374 - 4/25/2006

Changes in Build 374

  1. Fixed a potential problem in the Merge utility.

  2. Added several new reports.

Build 368 - 11/18/2005

Changes in Build 368

  1. Added a new option to the Division window to allow the balancing of gender among teams when using the Automated Team/Draft.  This option is available only if the "Division Gender" on the Division window is set to "Male & Female" for the Division.  If this option is selected, the Automated Team/Draft will balance the teams by gender by attempting to place the same number of male and female players on each team.  This will help for co-ed divisions where it is optimal to have the same number of male and female players on each team.

Build 367 - 11/13/2005

Changes in Build 367

  1. A request was made to add the Player Height to more reports.  The player height has now been added to several of the Player Reports and also to the Team Reports, where applicable.

  2. Added the ability to select "Active" players only, "Inactive" players only, or "All" (active and inactive) players on many of the reports.

Build 365 - 11/5/2005

Changes in Build 365

  1. On the Division Reports selection of the Reports window, a new Player Grade by Division report was added.  This will facilitate those organizations that want to track the Player Grades that have been assigned to each division.

  2. The Player Custom Fields report on the Custom Fields Report selection has been modified to allow the user to select Active, Inactive, or All players.

Build 363 - 10/25/2005

Changes in Build 363

  1. A problem was reported where the Team Names were not being imported properly from an AFTF CSV file.  This has now been fixed and the team names are being imported properly.

  2. Added new field names to the AFTF Import file.  Some of the field names residing in the AFTF file were not what was expected.  The Amount Paid field will now accept "Amt. Paid" and the Parent #2 Cell Phone column in the AFTF file had an extra space between Parent and #.  LeagueWorks will now accept either "Parent #2 Cell Phone" or "Parent  #2 Cell Phone" (an extra space between Parent and #).

  3. A problem was reported on the "Player Evaluation and Tryout Reports" where the wrong logo was being displayed on the report.  This has now been fixed and the proper logo will be displayed.

Build 362 - 10/12/2005

Changes in Build 362

  1. Added a new option on the New Season window to remove the Player Uniform Sizes.

Build 361 - 10/6/2005

Changes in Build 361

  1. Added a new option on the New Season window to remove the Player Registration Number.

Build 357 - 9/21/2005

Changes in Build 357

  1. Fixed a bug reported in the Backup utility.  This only affected users where the database is NOT located in the default installation directory.  The backup utility was looking for the Player Pictures, Birth Certificate Images, and Volunteer Pictures folders in the same location as the database.  This has now been fixed and the backup utility looks for the Player Pictures, Birth Certificate Images, and Volunteer Pictures folders in the same folder where LeagueWorks is installed.

Build 356 - 9/14/2005

Changes in Build 356

  1. Fixed a problem reported where an error message "Text property is read-only" was being displayed on the Player Registration window.

Build 355 - 8/17/2005

Changes in Build 355

  1. Added a drop down list box to the Player, Volunteer, and Sponsor registrations so that the City can now be selected from a list of cities rather than requiring the user to enter the city every time.

  2. Added new options to the Backup utility to allow the user to backup Player Picture files, Volunteer Picture Files, and Player Birth Certificate images.

  3. Added the corresponding features to the Restore facility to restore Player Picture Files, Volunteer Picture Files, and Player Birth Certificate images from a backup.

  4. Added the ability to specify a logo on the reports.  A new option has been added to the Program Preferences window to select an image file to appear on all of the reports.  The program supports *.jpg, *.jpeg, *.gif, *.bmp, *.wmf, and *.emf image files.  The new option can be found on the renamed tab "DB & Logo File Path" tab of the Program Preferences window.

  5. Added the ability to make sponsors "Active" or "Inactive".  You can now inactivate sponsors on the Player/Volunteer/Sponsor window.

  6. Many other behind the scenes updates to make the software faster and easier to use.

Build 352 - 1/1/2005

Changes in Build 352

Please Note:  It is highly recommended that the Full installation of LeagueWorks for Basketball be downloaded and installed.  The full installation takes advantage of new security patches and updates that have been distributed by Microsoft.  The full installation will not overwrite your data (although backing up your data by using the Backup utility on the Data Utilities window, before installing a full installation or update installation, is always recommended).  You can download and install this update version, although the update version does not include the patches and updates provided by Microsoft.  The updates provided from Microsoft include new Data Access modules (MS Jet 4.0 Service Pack 8) and new Visual Basic runtime Service Pack 6.

  1. Fixed a bug in the Merge utility.  An error was reported in the Merge that caused an error to be generated.

Build 351 - 10/17/2004

Changes in Build 351

  1. Fixed a bug in the Player's Print Birth Certificates report.  A birth certificate did not print properly if a player image was not available.

  2. Added Parent Occupation tracking and Occupation Reports.  You can now track Parent Occupations and print Parent and Volunteer Occupation reports based on the Occupations entered.

  3. Added an Occupation table to the database.  You can now specify a list of Occupations on the Category Setup window.

Build 347 - 09/23/2004

Changes in Build 347

  1. Fixed a bug found on the Category Setup window where some of the records were not displaying all of the proper data.

Build 345 - 08/19/2004

Changes in Build 345

  1. Fixed a bug in one of the database table definitions.  A table that is used to generate the Team Grade Summary report had a field that was defined too small.  This could cause the Team Grade Summary Report to cause a Runtime error.  This has been fixed and the report now runs properly.


Build 344 - 07/27/2004

Changes in Build 344


LeagueWorks for Basketball database file (LWBasketball.mdb) is now compatible with all versions of Microsoft Access.  You can now use any version of Microsoft Access to open the LeagueWorks for Soccer database file to create your own custom reports!  When using a version of MS Access other than Access97 to open the database, you can now say "Yes" to converting the database to the latest format.  LeagueWorks will still be able to open and read the file.


Program Preferences Window Changes
  1. Increased Size of Custom Field Labels to 50 characters.

Player/Volunteer/Sponsor Window Changes
  1. Increased size of all Email Address fields (Player, Parent, and Volunteer) to 255 characters.

  2. Changed the Doctor, Dentist, and Hospital fields on the Player Registration so that they are now drop-down list boxes.

  3. Added Volunteer Background Check and Background Check Date.

  4. Added Player Birth Certificate Image fields so that a copy of the Player Birth Certificate can now be kept in the software.

  5. Added Volunteer Photo field for use with Identification Cards.

Reports Window Changes
  1. Changed the font on all reports to make them easier to read.

  2. Added a Birth Certificate print report.

  3. Added Player ID Cards to the Player Reports selection.

  4. Added Volunteer Volunteer ID Cards to Volunteers selection.

  5. Added all volunteer phone numbers to the Volunteer Roster by Category report.

  6. Added reports to show the Volunteers that have and have not had background checks.

Many other reports and behind the scenes updates to make input easier and reports more full featured!!


Build 341 - 01/18/2004

Changes in Build 341

  1. Changed the names of the Import/Export files to more accurately reflect the format of the files.  The Import/Export utilizes the AFTF file format.  The name change has also been made in the LeagueWorks Formatted Data Worksheet, which is now named the AFTF Data Worksheet.

Build 339 - 01/04/2004

Changes in Build 339

  1. Added a new feature to Delete Players that have exceeded the age limit of the league.  On the Tools menu of the Startup window, a new selection has been added to "Delete Players Over the Age of...".  You supply the Age, and all players older than the provided age will be deleted from the database.

Build 336 - 11/8/2003

Changes in Build 336

  1. LeagueWorks for Basketball now supports importing of data.  Import data from online registration files or other versions of LeagueWorks.  Data can be imported via a Comma Separated Value (CSV) file.  For detailed information, please see the FAQ page.

  2. Added a new menu structure on the Startup window for easier navigation.  Direct access to the Backup, Restore, Merge, Import/Export, New Season updates, and all other LeagueWorks functions is now easier from the menu's.

  3. Added new data Import options to the Data Utilities window.

  4. Moved the Little League Data Center and Player Export options from the Reports window to the Data Utilities window.  The Reports window File Export options now are for specialty exports.

  5. Added many other minor fixes and updates based on comments and suggestions from you!

Build 326 - 9/8/2003

Changes in Build 326

  1. Add a new report section to the Reports window named "Evaluation/Tryout Reports".  The reports available in this section can be used for end of year evaluations or beginning of year tryouts.

  2. Added a new Report section for Email Address reports.  These reports allow the user to select reports on the email addresses of players and volunteers.

  3. Reworked the Mailing Label reports to add more options.  Also moved the Email Address reports into their own category.

Build 324 - 8/23/2003

Changes in Build 324

  1. Added the ability to automatically generate tryout numbers for Players.  The tryout numbers are generated based on the players age.  For example, the first 9 year old will have a tryout number assigned as 9001, the next 9002, etc.  The tryout number assignment can be found on the Player Registration window, under the Tools menu option

Build 323 - 7/1/2003

Changes in Build 323

  1. Fixed a problem when navigation through different windows.  It was possible to have a "Runtime Error 438 - Object doesn't support this property or method" displayed, then the program would exit.  The error has been fixed and now clicking between windows will not cause an error.

Build 322 - 4/16/2003

Changes in Build 322

  1. Added "File Export UtilitY" to the Reports window.  A new option exists on the reports window to export data for Little League Baseball and also user developed custom reports.  The Little League Data Center format is an output that can be used to send rosters to the Little League Data Center for 2003.  The new AFTF format is being implemented now.  Additional report outputs are available for Email Addresses.  The outputs for email addresses can be copied and pasted into the "To:" field of most email packages.

  2. An export format has also been included in the File Export utility on the Reports window for Players.  The output allows you to select by Division and also if you would like All players, or Active or Inactive players only.  The Comma Separated Value (CSV) file output can be imported directly into Microsoft Excel -- you can now select the data you want within Excel and create your own custom reports!  Stay tuned - more report format outputs will be available soon!

  3. Fixed a bug in the School field on the Player Registration where if a school was typed into the field, and the user was prompted to add the school to the database, the address information was being added to the database incorrectly.

  4. Added new Custom Field Reports to the Reports window.  This allows the user to display the Custom Fields for players and volunteers.

  5. Added several new Tryout Reports to the Reports window.

  6. Fixed the "Back-Tab" problem in the Phone Area Codes.  All Phone Area Codes now automatically tab to the Phone Number field when the Area Code field is filled.

  7. Fixed a problem in the Age calculation for Canadian users.  The age was not being calculated properly when a Canadian user was using the Date format "DD/MM/YY".

  8. Fixed a problem on the Division/Team Window.  If a schedule had been entered or imported from Diamond Scheduler, and then a new Division was added.  The program could inadvertently change a name of a Division in the Schedule table.

  9. Fixed a problem where if a Division Name was changed, only the Home Team Division was changed in the Schedule table.  Now, both the Home Team's Division and the Visitors Team Division names are changed properly.

Build 317 - 12/15/2002

Changes in Build 317

  1. Added a new option for the Tryout Reports (which can be found under the Ability Ratings selection on the Reports window).  The new option allows the selection of a Tryout Report sorted by Player Age Only.  This report is sorted by the actual age of the player.  The age is calculated based on the Player's birth date and the Current Season Year (which is defined on the Setup and Defaults tab of the Program Preferences window).

  2. Added text with the other Tryout Report options that denotes that the reports are sorted by Division first, then Last Name, Tryout Number, or Player Age (based on the selection).  For the report sorted by Division/Player Age, the age is calculated based on the Age Cutoff Month and Day (and Current Season Year) that is defined at the Division level if the player is assigned to a Division.  If the Player is not assigned to a Division, the age is calculated based on the Default Cutoff Month and Day (and the Current Season Year) defined on the Setup and Defaults tab of the Program Preferences window.

Build 316 - 11/27/2002

Changes in Build 316

  1. Fixed a bug reported in the Team/Coach assignments.  When assigning coaches to teams, the lists were displaying Volunteers that were not marked as Active.  When one of the inactive Volunteers was selected, the record would not display as an assigned Coach or Team Parent.  The Coach/Team Parent volunteers are now only displayed if they are marked Active.

Build 315 - 11/24/2002

Changes in Build 315

  1. Fixed a problem found in the Automated Division Assignment by Age.  If the Player Division Assignment "Play Up" or "Strict" options were selected on the Program Preferences window, an error message was being generated on the Player Registration window when LeagueWorks attempted to retrieve the Divisions for which the player was eligible.

Build 314 - 11/23/2002

Changes in Build 314

  1. Added three new icons to the Player Registration window toolbar.  The Registration Form for the current player displayed on the window can now be printed or previewed directly from the Player Registration window.  You can also print blank Player Registration forms directly from the Player Registration window toolbar.

  2. Modified the Tryout Report so that now Players that are not assigned to a Division are included in the report.

Build 313 - 11/13/2002

Changes in Build 313

  1. Modified the Team Schedule with Roster report (under the Schedule report heading) to include Assistant Coach Names and Phone Numbers and added the Player Phone numbers to the report.  Also changed the report to print in Landscape mode.

  2. Modified other Schedule reports to change the "Field" label text to "Venue (Location)" to more accurately denote the location for basketball.

Build 312 - 11/12/2002

Changes in Build 312

  1. Added the ability to modify the Player Rating Labels.  Now you can set the Player Rating Labels to whatever you desire.

  2. Modified the Ability Rating reports to use the User Defined Player Ability Rating labels.

  3. Added a new Tryout Report.  LeagueWorks can now generate a report that can be used for Player tryouts.  The report allows you to rate the players at the tryout and make comments.  The Ratings can then easily be entered into LeagueWorks for later reference.  The Tryout Report can be found in the Ability Ratings section of the Reports window.

Build 311 - 11/10/2002

Changes in Build 311

  1. Players can now automatically be assigned to Divisions based on Age or School Grade.  LeagueWorks has added a selection on the Program Preferences window for Automatic Player/Division assignment based on Age or Grade.  There are multiple selections for each, based on how you would like to assign players to Divisions -- "Unlimited" (the player can play in any Division), "Play Up" (the player can play in any division at or above the Age or Grade), and "Strict" (the player can only be assigned to the Division that corresponds to their Age or Grade).  LeagueWorks utilizes new parameters on the Division window to make the assignments (see below).

  2. Added automated Division Assignment for Players.  Now, when a Player is added or marked as Active, LeagueWorks will attempt to automatically assign the Player to the proper Division, based on the selections made in the Program Preferences window.

  3. Added Minimum Grade and Maximum Grade to the Division window.  This is utilized in the Automated Player/Division assignment.

  4. Added a new Balance Due invoice.  LeagueWorks will now generate a Balance Due invoice that can be used to collect fees.

Build 303 - 10/4/2002

Changes in Build 303

  1. Added Player Grade to the Division window for those users that create Divisions and Teams by Grade level.

  2. Added a new Player by Grade report.

  3. Add a new mailing label option for mailing labels by Grades.

Build 302 - 10/1/2002

Changes in Build 302

  1. Added Player Invoice.  Now an invoice can be generated for all Player Fees.

  2. Modified the Team Roster report to increase the field sizes and add more information to the report.

  3. Made changes to enhance the file transfer capabilities between LeagueWorks and Diamond Scheduler.  LeagueWorks will now handle Multiple Divisions within the schedule.  See the FAQ's for more information.

  4. New report for players that have not turned in Birth Certificates.

  5. Added the ability to create mailing labels for Individual Teams.

  6. Increased the size on Mailing Label formats to 12 point fonts.

  7. Added new options to the Family mailing labels to select "All", "Active Only", or "Inactive Only" Family Labels.

  8. Changed the How Fee Paid field to accept up to 15 characters output.

  9. Many other "behind the scenes" enhancements!!


Build 289 - 5/3/2002

Changes in Build 289

  1. Added an Automatic Player/Team Assignment feature.  Players can now be placed on teams automatically.  LeagueWorks attempts to balance the teams as much as possible based on Player Age and Player Ability Ratings.  Please see the FAQ on how the Players are assigned to teams for more information.

  2. Added additional checks in Player and Volunteer Merge routines.  With the previous Player and Volunteer merge routines it was possible that duplicate players would be added to the database.  For the Player, LeagueWorks uses the Player First Name, Last Name, and Birth Date to match records (the Volunteer routine uses the Volunteer First Name, Last Name, and Home Phone Number).  Previously, if a Player's Birth Date was changed, then merged into the local database, LeagueWorks would not find a match in the local database because the Birth Date had changed.  So, LeagueWorks would add a new record to the local database that would be a duplicate, only with a different Birth Date (and the same happened on the Volunteers if the Home Phone Number was changed).  Now, LeagueWorks performs an additional check so that if a Player Birth Date or Volunteer Home Phone Number changes, duplicate records will not be added to the local database.  Instead, the existing record will be updated properly.

  3. Renamed the Balance/Refund Due reports to "Fee Reports" and added a new Sponsor Fee Report.  This report lists the Sponsors, Contact Names and Phone Numbers, Amount Pledged, Amount Paid, Balance/Refund Due, and the Sponsor comments.

  4. Added a new Team Schedule with Roster Report.  This report displays the Team Schedule and Roster Names on the report.  For security purposes (if the report is to be posted on a website), the Roster Names only include the Players Name.

  5. Increased the size of the fonts on the Mailing Labels.

  6. Fixed a bug in the Player Age Calculation.  This problem only occurred for users in Canada or locales where the standard date format is dd/mm/yy (day/month/year).  The Player Age calculation now takes into account different date formats.

  7. Fixed a bug in the Mailing Label by Age report where deleted player records were being displayed on the mailing labels.  The mailing labels now do not include any records that are marked as deleted.

  8. Fixed a bug in the Player Email Reports where duplicate email addresses were being displayed where they should not have been.

Build 284 - 3/26/2002

Changes in Build 284

  1. Fixed a bug that was introduced in build 283.  The problem occurred when a Coach, Assistant Coach, or Team Parent was being added to the Coach/Team Parent information tab of the Divisions, Teams and Venues window.

Build 283 - 3/24/2002

Changes in Build 283

  1. Added new report - "Team Coach List/Player Count" under the Divisions report selection.  This report lists each teams coaches within each Division and also the number of players that are currently assigned to the team.  The report also displays the number of players within each Division that are not currently assigned to a team.

  2. Added New Report - "Team Schedule with Roster" under the Schedules report selection.  This report shows each teams schedule and also lists that players on each team.  This is a good report that can be posted directly to a website as the roster only displays the players name - no other personal information is displayed.

  3. Based on user requests, the database path is no longer displayed on each windows title bar.  The database path is displayed on the Startup Window only.  The database path can be set in the Program Preferences window under the Database Path tab.

  4. Fixed a problem that was reported with the Schedule reports.  In certain instances, games that had been deleted on the game schedule were being displayed on the schedule reports.  This only occurred if games were manually deleted from the game schedule within LeagueWorks.  The problem did not occur if a game schedule was imported from Diamond Scheduler.

  5. Fixed a problem on the Divisions Standings window where deleted teams were being displayed in the Division Standings.

  6. Fixed a problem on the Uniform Report "Pants/Shirts Summary by Division" where deleted Divisions were being displayed on the report.

Build 280 - 2/28/2002

Changes in Build 280

  1. A problem was reported with the Volunteer merge.  Occasionally, the Date Stamp and Time Stamp on the records was not being compared properly.  The problem has now been fixed and all volunteer records are merged properly.

  2. Added a new Player by Division report.  The report is the Player by Division (Sorted by Team) report.  This report is similar to the Player by Division report, except the Players are sorted first by Division, then by team, then by player name within each team, rather than the Player by Division report which sorts by Player Name within each Division.

  3. Added many new Equipment Reports.  The reports include Equipment Item and Equipment Inventory Lists (sorted by Equipment Item and sorted by Vendor), and also Equipment Assignment reports.  The Equipment Assignment Reports include Assignment to Player, Assignment to Volunteer, Assignment to Division, and Assignment to Team.  The Equipment Assignment to Division and Equipment Assignment to Team reports denote equipment that is assigned to a Division or Team -- not necessarily assigned to a single person.

  4. Added a Sort by Zip/Postal code capability to the Mailing label reports.  By checking the Sort by Zip/Postal Code check box on the Mailing Label reports, the output will be sorted first on Zip/Postal Code, and second on Player/Volunteer/Sponsor name (depending on the mailing labels being generated).

  5. Fixed a reported problem pertaining to the Volunteer Position requests.  The problem was that some Volunteers were being associated with the wrong players.  The problem was traced to the Merge process and has now been fixed.  Please note, this problem only pertains to those users that have associated Volunteers with Players and have also used the Merge process to merge multiple databases.  If the Merge process has not been used, then your data has not been affected by the problem.

  6. A new item has been added to the Player Registration window, under the Data menu to validate the Volunteer/Player assignments because of the previous bug.  The new selection is to "Validate Volunteer Assignments" and will Validate the Volunteers that have been associated with a Player.  Please note, this option will delete any Player/Volunteer associations if they cannot be matched properly in the database, so it is possible that some Player/Volunteer associations could be deleted.  This option is in response to the bug found in number 4, so if you have not used the Merge process, your data has not been affected by the bug and this option will NOT delete any Player/Volunteer associations.

  7. Fixed a reported problem where the merge process displayed an error when trying to merge the Volunteer Team Assignments.  The problem was the merge was inadvertently trying to add a duplicate record and was displaying an error message.  The problem has now been fixed and all Volunteer Team Assignments will merge properly.  This problem was only reported by one user, and does not corrupt any data.  So, anyone that has used the merge process and has not seen an error message when the Merge process performs the Team Volunteer Merge is not affected by this problem.

  8. Previously, the database path was displayed at the top of every window.  Now, per request, the database path is only displayed on the Startup window.  The other windows now display their title and function.

  9. We have received many more requests for report changes and they are in the works, please watch for more updates coming soon.

Build 271 - 2/1/2002

Changes in Build 271

  1. Added the ability to change a players team directly on the Player Registration window.  This enables easy player movement from team to team.  This will also save time during team assignments.

  2. Fixed a problem on installation where some users were receiving an "OLE files are in use.  Please Reboot..." message, and when the computer was rebooted, the install would loop into the same error message.  The installation software has been upgraded and all LeagueWorks installations have been verified to work on all versions of Windows.

Build 269 - 12/26/2001

Changes in Build 269

  1. Fixed a problem where some header fields were not following through on all reports.  For example, on some reports, if both the Division Name and Team Name were being displayed on the report, sometimes the Division Name would not be repeated on all pages of the report.  This has been fixed - the Division Name is now displayed on every page.

  2. Added a "View Order" to the Uniform (Pants and Shirts field) on the Uniform tab of the Category Setup window.  This allows a user configurable sort order for all of the Uniform Sizes displayed on the Player Registration window, Category Setup window, and Reports.  What was the problem?  If Uniform Sizes were added or deleted from the Uniform Lists, the order in which the sizes were displayed on the windows and reports was not the order in which they should have been displayed (for example, from smallest to largest).  This is now user configurable so the Uniform Sizes are displayed in the order desired.

  3. Added new Address and Contact Information to the School Names tab of the Category Setup window.

  4. Added new School Reports.  There are now several new School reports that can be generated from School Information and Player Information.

  5. Added the user configurable sort order to the Player Registration forms.  The Player Registration Forms now use the "View Order" set on the Uniform Sizes tab of the Category Setup window.  Previously, the Uniform sizes were not configurable on the Registration forms.  Now, the Uniform Sizes on the Registration Forms are driven by the data values in the database.  Users can now add and delete Uniform Sizes and set the order in which they are to be displayed on the Registration Forms.

  6. Added counts on many of the reports.  For example, the Team Roster report now displays a Player Count at the end of each teams report, the Schedule Reports now display a count of the number of games scheduled on each of the reports, and the School reports now display a count of the number of players for each school.

  7. Added a new Default Area Code for Player and Volunteer Registrations.

  8. Added Defaults to the Volunteer Registration.  The Defaults now apply when adding a new Volunteer record.

  9. Added an Unassigned Player report that is sorted by School Name.

  10. Fixed a problem on the Unassigned Player Reports where the report was only displaying Player Names if they had been assigned to a Division.  Now the report also displays the Players that are marked Active and not assigned to a Division.

  11. Added two new report output formats.  Reports can now be output in a Text format and a TIFF Image format in addition to the Print, Print Preview, PDF, RTF, HTML, and Excel formats.

  12. Renamed the Unassigned Player report to "Players Not Assigned to a Team".

Build 264 - 12/2/2001

Changes in Build 264

  1. Added a Program Preferences button to the main Startup window.  Now the Registration information, Program Defaults, Custom Field Labels, and Database Path are easily accessible from the Startup window.

  2. Enhanced the Backup and Restore functionality to make both functions more robust.

Changes in Build 260

  1. Fixed a problem in the merge process where the merge would hang for an indefinite period of time.

  2. Added a new Area Code Default for Player and Volunteer registrations.

  3. The Defaults now apply when adding a New Volunteer record.

Changes in Build 259

  1. Fixed a problem that occurred when a Parent was marked as a volunteer on the Player Registration window and a Work Phone number was not entered.  The popup Volunteer Registration window was displaying an error.

Changes in Build 258

  1. Added a feature to allow the selection of the Date Format.  LeagueWorks now allows the selection of the format for all dates on forms and reports.  The Date Format can be found on the Program Preferences screen.

  2. Added a feature to select the location of the LeagueWorks data file.  You can now select the location of your data file on the Program Preferences screen.  This will allow you to open archived backups, or if LeagueWorks is being used on a network, it will allow you to select the location of the data file on a network server.

  3. Modified the heading on each window so the location of the current working data file is displayed at the top of the window.

  4. Added Work and Mobile phone numbers to the Parents information on the Player Registration window.

  5. Added the Parents Work and Mobile phone numbers to various reports within LeagueWorks.

  6. Added enhanced data integrity rules when renaming and adding new Players and Volunteers.  Now, if a players name and/or birth date is changed, LeagueWorks provides better controls on how you would like to handle the change.  The same procedures were added to a change in the Volunteer Name and/or Home Phone Number.

Changes in Build 251

  1. Many changes in the Venue (formerly Fields area).  Changed the all Windows to read Venue instead of Field.

  2. Fixed a problem where the Venue Contact Phone Area Code field was not being saved properly.

Changes in Build 246

  1. A problem was found where if a Team was deleted from a Division, then a new Team was added with the same name (and in the same Division), a duplicate Team record was being created.  The update fixes the problem so that if a deleted Team record (with the same Team Name and within the same Division) is found, then the deleted record is undeleted and updated with the new information.


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