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  Topic: Things I Maybe Should Not Say
nataraj

Replies: 11
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PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:04 pm   Subject: Things I Maybe Should Not Say
I am very sorry to hear that Marty is no longer solving Sudokus.

That means for all practical purposes that this forum has no admin or moderator, right?
But Sam - the owner - will take care of th ...
  Topic: iPad pencil marks
nataraj

Replies: 1
Views: 10354

PostForum: Site help   Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:11 pm   Subject: iPad pencil marks
Prdarby,

the latest version of Helmut's Sudoku Helper does just that: import a puzzle (Draw/Play - Ascii - copy- paste) then select menu option DO IT YOURSELF

see post: [url=http://www.dailysud ...
  Topic: Helmut's Sudoku Formatter retired-how to post your puzzles ?
nataraj

Replies: 0
Views: 5131

PostForum: Site help   Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:10 pm   Subject: Helmut's Sudoku Formatter retired-how to post your puzzles ?
It's been 4 1/2 years since the announcement of "Helmut's Sudoku Formatter" as a replacement of the "Nataraj Formatting Tool."

- the WHERE is the Helper ?

DRAW/PLAY:

The S ...
  Topic: Another source of squigglies
nataraj

Replies: 2
Views: 11393

PostForum: Daily Sudoku Squiggly puzzles   Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:22 pm   Subject: Sudok-o-Rama Puzzle Types
The Sudok-o-Rama at my site

http://sudoku.saueregger.at

offers five puzzles per day:

EASY, MILD, HARD: every day
ADVANCED: Thursdays and Saturdays
VERY HARD: all other days of the week

S ...
  Topic: Sudoku Formatter New Version and Puzzles "Special Editi
nataraj

Replies: 10
Views: 11802

PostForum: Other puzzles   Posted: Sat Nov 28, 2015 9:27 am   Subject: Sudoku Formatter New Version and Puzzles "Special Editi
Marty,

assuming that by "this site" you mean the dailySudoku, I tried it 2 minutes ago with today's "easy", worked just fine (Draw/Play, ASCII, copy/paste).
Perhaps you acciden ...
  Topic: Generating Process
nataraj

Replies: 26
Views: 49535

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2015 9:16 am   Subject: Pattern Based Sudoku Generation - Final Report
Pattern Based Sudoku Generation - Final Report

Finally, found some time to take the new pattern based strategies from the test bench and integrate them into the Sudoku Farm. As a (for my needs) rea ...
  Topic: How do YOU use Draw/Play?
nataraj

Replies: 4
Views: 12136

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:55 pm   Subject: How do YOU use Draw/Play?
Could not find the story about the Oxford scientists. But this one is about the same theme:

"Service Call", published 1954. I found it in vol.4 of the Collected Stories, titled "The ...
  Topic: How do YOU use Draw/Play?
nataraj

Replies: 4
Views: 12136

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:38 pm   Subject: How do YOU use Draw/Play?
...
However there are occasional messages
to the effect that there is an inability to explain some hints. Does this
involve a "psychic" approach??

...
Alan

Psychic approach .. I li ...
  Topic: Generating Process
nataraj

Replies: 26
Views: 49535

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 1:58 pm   Subject: Generating Process
Patterns Puzzles - interim report

Finally, this being Saturday and all, I got around to work on the patterned puzzles.

During that process I searched for old design documents, and lo and behold ...
  Topic: Generating Process
nataraj

Replies: 26
Views: 49535

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:19 pm   Subject: Generating Process
diagonality is recommended

Ah, that may be the case in the Patterns Game.

Myself, I'm thinking more like: How can I create a Hanukkah Menorah pattern for Dec.6 or a Christmas Tree for Dec. 24 ? ...
  Topic: Generating Process
nataraj

Replies: 26
Views: 49535

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:47 am   Subject: Generating Process
sweet, a <3 for Valentine's Day Smile

Now I think I want to experiment with patterns after all. Not for competition, not necessarily for the daily Sudok-o-Rama puzzles, but for a Special Edition ma ...
  Topic: Generating Process
nataraj

Replies: 26
Views: 49535

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:36 pm   Subject: Re: re: rating

thanks!

but perhaps someone (keith?)
would try it without "pencilmarks"?

Laughing

I pity those who try.

Except the ones who can play five simultaneous chess matches without even ...
  Topic: Generating Process
nataraj

Replies: 26
Views: 49535

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 4:12 pm   Subject: Generating Process
Hi Pat !

Thanks for the link to the Patterns Game on the New Players Forum. I signed up there only a few days ago and have not had time to look into the various sections. Good to know the Patterns ...
  Topic: Generating Process
nataraj

Replies: 26
Views: 49535

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 10:02 am   Subject: Generating Process
Keith,

throughout the whole process, there are many places where the way to go is not obvious at all. When I began to think about generating puzzles myself, I thought about my emotional reaction to ...
  Topic: Sudoku Formatter New Version and Puzzles "Special Editi
nataraj

Replies: 10
Views: 11802

PostForum: Other puzzles   Posted: Tue Nov 03, 2015 4:25 pm   Subject: Sudoku Formatter New Version and Puzzles "Special Editi
Good to see everything works smoothly.

Discontinuing the close monitoring. If there are any problems, email me.

Take care
Helmut
  Topic: Generating Process
nataraj

Replies: 26
Views: 49535

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 03, 2015 3:18 pm   Subject: Generating Process
Frequencies of graded Sudokus in test run

The number of sudokus requested was:
- 61 each for Easy, Mild, Hard
- 44 Very Hard
- 17 Advanced

The "Farm" creates at least 50% more than ...
  Topic: Generating Process
nataraj

Replies: 26
Views: 49535

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 03, 2015 2:06 pm   Subject: Generating Process

Are there any statistics on how many of say 1000 generated fall
into which categories?

Not off the top of my head, sorry.

I remember that the critical path is the creation of Very Hards. The ...
  Topic: Generating Process
nataraj

Replies: 26
Views: 49535

PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2015 7:38 pm   Subject: Generating Process
How do I create Sudokus ?

The process of creating Sudokus is much closer to farming than it is to engineering.

How do you create a grade 1 / class A carrot?
Answer is: you don't.

All you do ...
  Topic: Sudoku Formatter New Version and Puzzles "Special Editi
nataraj

Replies: 10
Views: 11802

PostForum: Other puzzles   Posted: Thu Oct 29, 2015 2:38 pm   Subject: Sudoku Formatter New Version and Puzzles "Special Editi
Five years ago, in 2010, I started the Sudok-o-Rama project.

October 2010, the puzzles were generated for a daily serving of one "easy", "mild", "hard" and either &qu ...
  Topic: Nataraj Formatting tool - new location, new name, supported!
nataraj

Replies: 15
Views: 42509

PostForum: Site help   Posted: Sun Nov 03, 2013 1:37 pm   Subject: Nataraj Formatting tool - new location, new name, supported!
Dear all,

I'll be moving my webspace to a different webserver a week from now. Everything is set up and working fine, but in order for the new site to go live, the domain will have to point to a di ...
 
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