Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Sample Poker Clock Download

Sample Poker Clock
Download - Sample Poker Clock Files

Sample poker clock that displays information about the current and upcoming levels.  A custom template is displayed during breaks and a chime is repeated near the end of each level.

This template was designed for a 1280x1024 display.  It will automatically stretch to fit any resolution but will look best at similar aspect ratios, see this post -

Files in Download

SamplePokerTournament.qtt – Main Template that displays info about current level and has buttons for managing the tournament.

SamplePokerTournamentBreak.qtt – Displays information about the current Break and upcoming level.

Bell.wav – Small chime to play every second during the last five seconds of each level.
Attention.wav – Sound to play when there are 10 seconds remaining before the current break ends.

Images for the Play/Pause/Next/Previous/Stop and Exit buttons.

PokerClock.qtpds – Configuration file for the current tournament, includes blinds, levels and breaks.

Installation Instructions
Copy the Sounds folder from the zip file into your C:\Program Files\QwikTouchPro\Sounds folder.

Copy the Templates, Programs and Media into their corresponding folders for your installation –
  • C:\Program Files\QwikTouchPro\Templates
  • C:\Program Files\QwikTouchPro\Programs
  • C:\Program Files\QwikTouchPro\Media

To run, open SamplePokerTournament.qtt in one of the following ways -
  1.   By right clicking the QwikTouchPro Icon in the system tray, choosing open and browsing to it
  2.   Opening the template from the QwikTouchPro Editor and clicking Quick Preview
  3.   Double clicking on the template and choosing to open it with QwikTouchPro.exe

QwikTouch Pro as a Poker Clock

QwikTouchPro can now be used to create custom poker clocks and can track Ante, SB, BB, Level Times and Breaks.

Using QwikTouchPros’s networking capabilities you can display multiple synchronized clocks in 1 or many rooms, and even manage them from your Windows Tablet.

Here is a video demonstrating how to use QwikTouchPro to create a poker clock -

Sample Poker Clocks

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Running Macros from the Windows Task Scheduler

The newest release of QwikTouchPro includes a standalone command line utility called RunMacros.exe.

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Run Macros.exe lets you run macros on local and remote QwikTouchPro hosts from a command line.

eg:  RunMacros.exe

(QME=QwikTouchPro Macro Event, or *.qme file) 

This example would display a Breakfast Menu on the QwikTouchPro host running on

You can combine this with the Windows Task Scheduler (or any scheduling software) to schedule QwikTouchPro Macros.

For example, if you had 2 QwikTouchPro displays - a Food Menu and a Drink Menu, you could show different menus at different times of day -

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RunMacros.exe supports any QwikTouchPro Macro Export, so anything you can do from the Macro Editor can be done from the command line, scheduling software or 3rd party application.

Video – QwikTouchPro and Keystroke with a Customer Display

This video demonstrates many new features of QwikTouchPro and how we can use them to tightly integrate with KeystrokePOS.

Link to YouTube for full screen
Some of the features demonstrated in this video include -
  • Multiple templates running on multiple monitors
  • Dynamic templates based off of the current sale
  • Data driven inventory lists
  • Buttons that respond differently to different inventory items
  • Electronic scale integration
  • Auto scrolling inventory lists
  • Restricting macros by Keystrok security level

Monday, January 16, 2012

Video - Drink KIOSK Sample

(no sound)

This video demonstrates using QwikTouchPro as a Touch Screen KIOSK to browse and print drink recipes.

Link to Video on YouTube for FullScreen

Something like could be placed in a liquor store and can even print custom receipts based off the drink the user has selected (e.g. if the recipe contains Vodka, print a coupon for a particular brand along with the directions for making the drink).

The video starts out with a couple of sample “idle” templates that are cycled through when the KIOSK has been idle. 

Once the user touches the screen they can scroll and filter the list of drinks, as well as view and print the ingredients and instructions for a drink.

This demo uses only QwikTouchPro a 2 CSV Files.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Video – Using QwikTouchPro with an Electronic Scale

Introduced in v0.1.40 (Available upon request only)

Part 1 (5:58)
Creating a Datasource for the Scale
Displaying the weight from the scale in real-time

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

New Feature – Set Active Program Macro

Introduced in QwikTouchPro v0.1.39

Target: Programs
Action: Set Active Program (and Clear Active Program)

The Set Active Program Macro tells QwikTouchPro what program we want to send Keys and Codes to.

By default, the Active Program is whatever program (Windows application) has the focus, usually the last program the user was working with.

If we create a Key to send a stock number to Keystroke we want to make sure Keystroke is the Active Program.  This may not be true if the user switches to another program before touching the Key (maybe they were surfing the Internet or checking their e-mail).

To make QwikTouchPro activate Keystroke before sending keys to it we can add a Macro to set the Active Program to Keystroke.

This screen shot shows a typical “Set Active Program” for Keystroke.

This Macro will be run when the Template loads – we add the Macro here so it will be run anytime this template is opened. 

The Parameters are:
Program – Browse to your Keystroke Program file (or whatever program you want to set as Active).

Activation Options
Open Program – this tells QwikTouchPro to open the program when activating it.
Activate  Program – this tells QwikTouchPro to Activate the program.
* Do not use this option with Keystroke.  The only way for QwikTouchPro to activate Keystroke is to Move it.

Move Program
This tells QwikTouchPro to move the program when activating it.
* Requires a Program Window

When this template loads, QwikTouchPro will set Keystrok as the Active Program.

Before QwikTouchPro tries to send any keys or codes to the Active Program, it will first Open (if needed) and Move (if needed) Keystroke, giving it the focus.

This ensures that Keystroke is Open, has the Focus, and also ensures that Keystroke is the right size and in the right location (as specified by the Program Window).

The “Clear Active Program” clears the Active Program so that any keys or codes are sent to whatever program has the focus.