Simple Help File: TrialGenieHelp
is from an earlier version, but is still useful.
For Trials after
1/2/2018 – Includes the 24Choice jump height
upgrade for the new AKC 24Choice height is a paid upgrade and has a new license
This also requires a new version of the eResults utility is needed for this
The most Recent
version of TG is 6.07a.
- Removes a sanity check for printing scribe sheets that impacted those that split heights.
Trial Genie 6.07
- Adds in "ALL" and
"OPN/NOV" for Fast gate sheets to combine classes
- increases field sizes in Dog and
Owner data tables to fix import problems
- Start changing some scribe sheets
(Exc Std/Jww for now) for easier reading … Let me know what you think!!!!
You need this eResults for all 6.0+
Here is a
document of the new features to review.
It has screen shots and details of some of the new features, including
IMPORTANT: Trial Genie requires Microsoft Access to run. This is a database program that uses the MS
Access (2003 – 2013 versions are OK) to do its work. If you don’t have MS Access, you can download
the Microsoft Access “RunTime” that will allow TrialGenie to operate – you just
won’t have the ability to modify forms and reports.
Historical and other info
8/19/2015 – Version 5.0 is now available… AKC Premier + Many new time saving features!
5.0 is now available that includes support for the new AKC Premier classes. This change touched a ton of screens and code
in Trial Genie, and I’ve been working to flush out the various parts of the
system. I expect that there will be some
problems, and will be working to fix those as soon as they crop up.
have been entering data into a trial that will have Premier, you can download
this version, apply the new registration key, and import from your current
database. Then you can add those Premier
classes you’ve been setting aside. You
will need to turn on the Premier classes, add the necessary fees to the trial
setup, and then can add the classes for the dogs.
Download Version 5.01.zip file
5.00 Released 8/19/15 – first
release of Premier+ features
5.01 Released 8/19/15 – fix import
trial data problem with height card status
5.02 Released 8/20/15 – fix
owner/dog table problem with import and previous versions
5.03 Released 8/21/15 – fix type
mismatch in AddDog Data, import from 5.0+ versions, confirmation letters
5.05 Released 8/24/15 – bug fixes (importing
from 5.0+, TS name, registration)
5.06 Released 9/08/15 – Bug fixes
and updates. Fix ToBeMeaured, spacing
5.07 Released 9/23/15 – Fix Running
Order, Schedule, scribe sheets, View Trial Data, Auditing for Premier, some tab
issues and a few other things.
5.08 Released 9/29/15 – Fix catalog
print first/last page, add “*” to placement for 25% premier legs.
5.09 Released 9/29/15 – fix armbands
by height card and scribe sheets by individual PRM or PRM P class
5.10 Released 9/30/15 – fix Prem
catalogs and other stuff
5.11 Released 10/2/15 – fix full
catalog armband error
5.11a – shrink score font in labels
5.12 – fix some club license print
issues, increase text field sizes in some report/labels
5.12a – update Owner/Dog/Location
table due to text lengths.
5.13 – fix import scoring issue
where it constantly warns about currently scored dogs.
5.17 – fix some bugs and add in the
new AKC ineligible dogs list handling
5.20 – more list issues, new Premier
To download the new 5.00 and above versions:
Download the .zip file from the link
above to your computer.
Extract the single file
(AKCTG500.mdb) in that zip package to a location on your hard drive.
Using the Windows File Explorer,
find the new .mdb file, right click, select Properties, and select
“Unblock”. This tells Windows that the
file is OK to use even though it came from the internet.
To get a license key for 5.00:
By default, I will generate a
license key with the same properties as your original key for pre-5.00 versions
and send to you.
Open up the Access file from #3
above, click Register in the lower right, cut/paste the key and click Register.
Once successful, your new 5.00 version will be fully
This change affected a huge number of modules and
features in the code. I’ve tried to run
through as many as I use, and will be using the software this weekend at a
local show. However, I am almost
positive that I missed some things. If
you find something, let me know ASAP so I can update and publish the fix.
Thank you for your patience.
A paid upgrade is in the works to allow TrialGenie to support the new AKC
Premier classes. This upgrade also includes many new features implemented to
make entries easier to put in, bug fixes, and other features users have asked
first release is planned for early August and will be available for upgrade on
this website. A new license key will be required for this release to enable the
use of the premier updates.
fixes are made, updated versions will be posted here. Simply download, apply
your license key, and import from your current database.
Currently, AKC OLE automatic downloads may be supported in the future,
but not until the entire functionality of the classes has been verified. Until
that time, those entries may need to be processed manually if premier classes
Trial Genie is your database assistant
from beginning to end of the trial secretary task. Data Entry, mailings,
catalogs, statistics, and all required reports are a breeze. Each
Venue has its own Trial Genie version so you can focus on the rules and reports
Trial Genie is based on
Microsoft Access, so Microsoft Access or the free Microsoft Access runtime
library from Microsoft is required to run the software. Users with
Microsoft Access have a bonus! You can customize queries and reports to
meet your individual needs and view your data in the data tables.
Trial Genie Email is based on
the built in Microsoft tools which use Microsoft Outlook.
Please browse the Trial Genie
Tour (being reconstructed) to get a feel for the program.
10/1/14 – TG4.88 is available
for download now. The default mode is
“Demo” which will allow for up to 50 users.
If you have already purchased a license, you can simply register the
software with your current license. If
you need to purchase a license, it is available for $30 in the Purchase w/PayPal
This release fixes
Manual/2Col/3Col running order printing
AKC Version 4.88 with utilities and release
This version is pre-registered
as a demo/eval that will allow for up to 50 owners.
Order Dirty is selectable in the Trial Setup to turn the feature on/off
can be turned on/off in confirmations.
The checkbox is in the Trial Setup.
was fixed that caused slowdowns during scoring on a small set of computer
Exhibitors was always sending emails to judges – that has been corrected.
checks are added to the Auditing to correct hanging dogs
checks have been added in the Dog/Owner/Trial data handling to catch common
AKC Version: A database which supports the latest AKC rules and
naming conventions. Includes support for
ISC at all heights.
Unfortunately, NADAC and ASCA support has been discontinued by
PayPal or snail mail purchase options
Demo Software Downloads Available