Printer friendly version 
 Square Dance Resource Net  (Home)ArticlesCallers and CuersClubsEventsResourcesChoreographyMusicLyricsCeder Chest Definition BooksCeder Square Dance System  (CSDS)Square Rotation Program  (SQROT)Vic Ceder - Square Dance CallerDefinitions of square dance calls and conceptsMore square dance DefinitionsLists of square dance calls and conceptsFrequently Asked QuestionsSquare dance linksLos Olivos Honey BeesBande DéssineesChocolate BarsBeanie BabiesPokémon Trading CardsSend us feedback

first previous next last 

CSDS Hints and Suggestions

  1. Pressing Ctrl+Q usually closes the active window.

    When several CSDS windows are open, the program can quickly be closed by repeatedly pressing Ctrl+Q.
  2. CSDS is continually being upgraded and enhanced. Please send suggestions for future enhancements to Contact Vic.
  3. Use the Help Database. If you can't find your issue, try updating the Help Database via Help Database menu option 'File | Auto update from web'.
  4. Some questions and answers about CSDS can be found on the web at
  5. Facebook Group for Ceder Square Dance System (CSDS)
  6. To report a bug with CSDS:

    • Please make sure you're running the latest version.
    • Send an E-mail to Contact Vic.
      Please use E-mail instead of SMS messages.
    • Be sure to completely describe the problem.
    • If possible please detail a series of steps that recreate the problem.
  7. The Choreo Database at contains many sequences that may be downloaded into CSDS.

    From the CSDS Main Menu, select 'System | Download seq databases from web'.

    Or visit to manually download sequence databases.
  8. Make regular backups of your data!

    • Sequence databases are saved as C\:CsdsData\SEQ\.SeqMdb
    • The music database is C\:CsdsData\MDB\Music.MDB

    The above assumes that C:\CsdsData is your CSDS Application Data Folder.
  9. If you're a caller or cuer, please keep your Caller and Cuer Database profile up-to-date at
  10. Use System | Preferences... to customize CSDS.

last modified: 08-March-2024   Unique ID: 58

full URL