2016 National Tournament: University of Wisconsin

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Re: 2016 National Tournament: University of Wisconsin

Postby dhdarren » May 21st, 2016, 10:00 pm

Anyone have a link to team results?
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Re: 2016 National Tournament: University of Wisconsin

Postby SenseiSushi » May 21st, 2016, 10:32 pm

Anyone have a link to team results?
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Re: 2016 National Tournament: University of Wisconsin

Postby grass_of_the_wind » May 22nd, 2016, 7:31 am

OKAY OMG PEOPLE I AM SO PROUD OF PARAGON RIGHT NOW! EVEN THOUGH THEY GOT 50TH, THEY GOT 1ST IN WIND POWER! THIS IS LITERALLY THR FIRST TIME I HAVE SEEN AN ARIZONA TEAM GET 1ST IN AN EVENT! NICE JOB!
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Re: 2016 National Tournament: University of Wisconsin

Postby JoJoKeKe » May 23rd, 2016, 9:41 am

I was talking with the winning Meteorology team prior to the competition and noticed that their cheat sheet had very small font which would be exceptional for a cheat sheet.

Does anyone know of a good application that allows for small font in the colored boxes which I was seeing left and right at this year's competition? Thanks! :)
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Re: 2016 National Tournament: University of Wisconsin

Postby chalker » May 23rd, 2016, 10:25 am

I was talking with the winning Meteorology team prior to the competition and noticed that their cheat sheet had very small font which would be exceptional for a cheat sheet.

Does anyone know of a good application that allows for small font in the colored boxes which I was seeing left and right at this year's competition? Thanks! :)
Most any word processing program (such as MS Word, OpenOffice, etc.) let's you set very small fonts. Note in Word for example, the pull down list in the Font selector only lets you set 8 as the minimum by default. But if you just type in a smaller number (all the way down to 1), it will accept it.

Be sure to select a font designed for small sizes, such as Arial Narrow.

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Re: 2016 National Tournament: University of Wisconsin

Postby Adi1008 » May 23rd, 2016, 11:19 am

I was talking with the winning Meteorology team prior to the competition and noticed that their cheat sheet had very small font which would be exceptional for a cheat sheet.

Does anyone know of a good application that allows for small font in the colored boxes which I was seeing left and right at this year's competition? Thanks! :)
Most any word processing program (such as MS Word, OpenOffice, etc.) let's you set very small fonts. Note in Word for example, the pull down list in the Font selector only lets you set 8 as the minimum by default. But if you just type in a smaller number (all the way down to 1), it will accept it.

Be sure to select a font designed for small sizes, such as Arial Narrow.
^^This is really good advice. I personally use Word and don't recommend google docs for scioly notes at all :P

Another thing is that below 2.5, the type gets too small to read easily, due to printers not being able to print it that well (in my experience the ink ends up being too blurred together), and it's just quite small in general. Furthermore, if you're using text boxes, make sure to make all the margins 0 and the line spacing single with no space at all to maximize the amount of words you can fit
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Re: 2016 National Tournament: University of Wisconsin

Postby John Richardsim » May 23rd, 2016, 11:33 am

I was talking with the winning Meteorology team prior to the competition and noticed that their cheat sheet had very small font which would be exceptional for a cheat sheet.

Does anyone know of a good application that allows for small font in the colored boxes which I was seeing left and right at this year's competition? Thanks! :)
Microsoft Word.

...but yeah, I structured my Disease cheat sheet from last year entirely with text boxes. You can change the outline thickness and color, and since it's a cheat sheet you should also decrease the internal margins of the box as well (I think I used 0.02, enough to keep a bit of space between the outline and the text). To keep formatting simple, I kept all text in text boxes. I did put some pictures in the text boxes, and it wasn't too bad, though I'd still recommend trying to put images in a separate part of the cheat sheet if possible.

And yeah, as far as fonts are concerned, I usually go 4 or 5 Arial Narrow (kind of depending on the amount of space available). My A&P partner also did a thing where she abbreviated words that were used a ton of times (e.g. "bone" to "b.", "artery" to "art.", "nerve" to "n.", etc.). Not sure how she did it though.
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Re: 2016 National Tournament: University of Wisconsin

Postby Unome » May 23rd, 2016, 11:53 am

I was talking with the winning Meteorology team prior to the competition and noticed that their cheat sheet had very small font which would be exceptional for a cheat sheet.

Does anyone know of a good application that allows for small font in the colored boxes which I was seeing left and right at this year's competition? Thanks! :)
Microsoft Word.

...but yeah, I structured my Disease cheat sheet from last year entirely with text boxes. You can change the outline thickness and color, and since it's a cheat sheet you should also decrease the internal margins of the box as well (I think I used 0.02, enough to keep a bit of space between the outline and the text). To keep formatting simple, I kept all text in text boxes. I did put some pictures in the text boxes, and it wasn't too bad, though I'd still recommend trying to put images in a separate part of the cheat sheet if possible.

And yeah, as far as fonts are concerned, I usually go 4 or 5 Arial Narrow (kind of depending on the amount of space available). My A&P partner also did a thing where she abbreviated words that were used a ton of times (e.g. "bone" to "b.", "artery" to "art.", "nerve" to "n.", etc.). Not sure how she did it though.
Yeah, abbreviation is very useful; that was the only way I was able to fit so much on my A&P notesheet last year (er... two years ago :P ). I've never used Arial Narrow though; maybe I should try that out.
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Re: 2016 National Tournament: University of Wisconsin

Postby ampy1234567 » May 30th, 2016, 8:12 pm

Hm are the prediction contest results posted anywhere?
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Re: 2016 National Tournament: University of Wisconsin

Postby Unome » May 31st, 2016, 6:53 am

Hm are the prediction contest results posted anywhere?
Not yet; as far as we know, bernard is still working on getting results.
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