Square Rotation Program (SQROT)
 SQROT 4.04  (March 2009)  
is the latest version 
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Overview

The Square Rotation Program (SQROT) can generate

  • 'Computer Cards' -- a printed slip is given to each couple at the dance.

    • The cards are printed, perhaps laminated, and then used at the dance.
    • One card per couple.
    • Before each tip, the caller announces the number of couples, and the tip number. Each card-holder then looks at their card to determine their assigned square.
  • A 'Static' Rotation -- a fixed rotation for a fixed number of couples and number of tips.

    • A Static Rotation is generated before the dance.
    • Static rotations are only used at dances or weekends where the number of couples and number of tips is known in advance.
    • Various hardcopy printouts of the rotation can be generated and brought to the dance.
  • A 'Dynamic' Rotation -- a computer at the dance generates a rotation prior to each tip.

    • The most versatile option.
    • A computer is required at the dance.
    • As each couple arrives at the dance, their couple name is added to the list of couples.
    • Prior to each tip, the computer generates a rotation, and each couple looks at the computer display to determine their assigned square.
    • Couples may arrive or leave the dance without upsetting the rotation. However, each couple must check-in or check-out with the person running the rotation.
    • Couples may also request to sitout for specific tips.
System Requirements

  • Windows 95, 98, NT 4, 2000, ME, XP, Vista, or Windows 7.
Versions Available

Version 4.04  (March 2009) 
  • $25 USD (postage included)
  • Requires Windows 95, 98, NT 4, ME, 2000, or XP.
    This version does not run under Windows 3.x.
  • Distributed on a CD-ROM. Also included is a demo version of CSDS.
  • An installation program installs the program and necessary system files.
  • Written in Microsoft Visual Basic 6.00. (32-bit)
  • Limited to 300 couples and 500 tips (26 for 'Computer cards')
  • Revision history

Ordering Information

  • To order the program, send a check or money order ($25 USD) payable to:

    VIC CEDER
    P.O. BOX 841
    LOS OLIVOS, CA.  93441-0841

    Checks should be drawn on a bank with a US bank number in US funds.

    Postage is included if ordering by cash or check.
    If ordering by credit card, postage will be charged.
  • Online Purchase of Ceder Square Dance Products

If you have any further questions or comments, please Contact Vic

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