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New shuffling features
« on: March 17, 2019, 03:35:58 PM »
Following up on a suggestion made by markm in another topic, There is a new button, labeled "Mix", to allow the letters of a puzzle to be randomly rearranged, except for the mandatory letter, which remains in the middle. The button is under the recently-introduced backspace button, towards the bottom left of the board:



Also, in 7-by-many puzzles, the Shuffle button now functions as it does in other puzzle types. If any letters have been played, all those letters are shuffled.
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Re: New shuffling features
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2019, 07:45:43 PM »
I love it! Thanks Alan!

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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2019, 07:59:09 PM »
I "stumbled upon" the mix button today.....and wondered how long it had been there.  :-P  Thanks Alan....I love it.
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Re: New shuffling features
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2019, 08:48:07 PM »
This is fantastic, Alan, thank you.

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Re: New shuffling features
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2019, 08:14:10 AM »
Also, in 7-by-many puzzles, the Shuffle button now functions as it does in other puzzle types. If any letters have been played, all those letters are shuffled.

Fantastic! Many, many thanks, Alan!

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« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2019, 01:33:45 PM »
B      R            V      O     
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O      V            R       B


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« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2019, 02:28:41 PM »
Awesome!  Thanks Alan, you are a whiz.
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« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2019, 03:22:33 PM »
I second everything nice that everyone else has said!

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« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2019, 06:41:58 PM »
I love it too. You know what would be extra helpful is if you could play a couple of letters, say ING for arguments sake, and they are on the board and the remaining letters can be mixed. I tried it today with a couple of letters however when I pressed mix they went back down to the fold. If that can't be done it's still an added bonus. Thank you.

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Re: New shuffling features
« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2019, 08:33:21 PM »
Jacki, what I often do is play all the letters other than I, N, G and use the Shuffle button to mix them up.
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Re: New shuffling features
« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2019, 05:22:59 AM »
Cool! Is there a keyboard command for Mix?

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Re: New shuffling features
« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2019, 11:49:35 AM »
Cool! Is there a keyboard command for Mix?

Not yet. Any suggestions about which key?
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Re: New shuffling features
« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2019, 01:33:31 AM »
Not really. Something on the right would be nice since most other commands are over there. Perhaps 8, so it's not too close to 0, for example.

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Re: New shuffling features
« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2019, 03:08:54 PM »
OK. The 8 key now runs the Mix function.
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Re: New shuffling features
« Reply #14 on: March 25, 2019, 03:49:07 PM »
Works like a charm.  Thanks, Alan
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