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Program Details

Clue is a Windows-based program that simplifies the task of creating control description sheets for orienteering events. The program provides the following features:

  • Menu selection of control description symbols
  • Drag and drop toolbar for adding controls to a course
  • Toolbar customization
  • Optional manual or automatic descriptive text
  • Descriptive text in English, Swedish, and French
  • Master control sheet with courses created from the master
  • Control and course cross-reference
  • High capacity (640 controls per course; 50 courses)
  • Automatic control numbering
  • Text rows
  • Marked routes
  • Multiple start styles
  • Multiple finish styles
  • Print preview
  • Print multiple clue sheets on a page
  • Print multiple courses on a page
  • Fields for notes and comments
  • Program documentation (help text)

Version 1.7

Version 1.7 is supported on Windows 95 and above (e.g., 95/98/NT/2000/XP). Version 1.7 includes the following new features:

  • The help text has been updated and converted to a compiled HTML file.
  • Mandatory crossing points have been added.
  • Swedish and French translations have been completed.
  • The installation process has been improved.
  • Control Code sequences can now be entered which simplifies entry of control codes.

Version 1.6.1

Version 1.6.1 is only supported on Windows 95 and above (e.g., 95/98/NT/2000/XP). Version 1.6.1 includes corrections to a couple of problems in Version 1.6.

Version 1.5

Version 1.5 is the last version of the program that is supported on Windows 3.1. Version 1.5 is also supported on Windows 95/98/NT/2000.

Download Information

Version 1.7 is provided as a setup file. Simply download the file and double-click the file. An installation wizard will guide you through the installation process.

Version 1.6.1. is downloaded as self-extracting zip file. This eliminates the need for you to obtain WinZip to extract the files. Once the file is downloaded, simply double-click on it. You will be requested to provide a folder to unzip the files to. Once the files are unzipped, you should double-click on the setup program (setup.exe).

Version 1.5 is downloaded as a zip file. In order to use the software, you will need to download WinZip to extract the files. Once the files are extracted, you should run the setup program to install the software.

Download Clue

Ver 1.7  ZIP
Ver 1.6.1 ZIP 
Ver 1.5 ZIP


If you have questions concerning Clue, please contact Fred Kruesi, author of the program.

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