Game menu

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The Game menu allows you perform operations on the current game or select other games. Please note the shortcut keystroke for common operations are also defined on the menu, you can use the keyboard shortcut to invoke the associated function directly from the keyboard. You can also see shortcut icons for some menu items on the menu as a guide that there is a shortcut toolbar icon for the option.



Go to


This submenu allows you to navigate around the current game in the Game Notation pane in various ways from a submenu with these options:


Select


This Game Select submenu allows you to navigate games in the database in various ways from a nested menu with these options:


Please note if the existing game in the game notation has been changed and not saved you will be asked if you wish to save it before going to the selected game. Any selected games which is opened will then appear in the game notation pane.


Start/stop analysis

This menu item allows you to start or stop the analysis of the current position by a chess engine. The effect of this menu items depends on what is currently showing in the Analysis Explorer:


Analyse game...

This menu item opens the Analyse game dialog so you can set the settings for the current engine to analyse the game. If the Analysis Explorer pane is not open it will be opened.


New

This menu item starts a new game in this database tab. If the existing game in the game notation has been changed and not saved you will be asked if you wish to save it before starting the new game. Please note this is starting a new game to enter (not to play, you can play games via the Play menu)


Edit header...

This menu item opens the Edit header dialog so you can view or edit the header information for the game.


Save

This menu item saves the current game in the current database replacing the existing game if it was already in the database.


Save as new game

This menu item saves the current game in the current database making a new game entry for it in the database. Please note this option should be used with caution since creating another instance of the same game in the same database will reduce the value of the database statistics used in the Opening Explorer. It is also not good practice to have multiple copies of the same game in a database, if you want the duplicate game for a special purpose, consider whether you should copy the game into a different database for that purpose.


Delete

This menu item will delete the current game from the database. This operation cannot be undone so please use with caution. You will be asked to confirm the deletion: