The journal feature is a way to save games as long as you want to. History games, remember, get overwritten as you play more games; only the most recent games are saved. The journal feature allows you to save games for a longer period of time.
The journal file for most players has 26 available slots. These slots are denoted by the single letters from A to Z. Games in your journal are referred to by their letters.
There are two things you need to know in order to make this feature work for you:
SAVING A GAME TO A JOURNAL
The jsave command is used to save games to your journal. Please refer to that help file for details.
SHOWING THE CONTENTS OF A JOURNAL
To read the contents of a journal, type:
user_name is omitted, then the contents of your journal will be
There are several commands you can use in order to display information about an individual game:
See those help files for further details.
It is possible to hide your journal from other users (except admins) by
using the '
|set jprivate 1||hides your journal|
|set jprivate 0||allows others to access your journal|
See also: examine, history, jsave, jkill, mailstored, smoves, variables