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Output format validation

To make sure that Scoreboard OCR does not output invalid match time, for example “17:82”, we have introduced format validation. If application recognizes invalid value for the chosen format, it will output the last value that was valid instead.

Validation formatExampleWhen to use this validation?
Time (mm:ss)5:13When capturing match time or penalty time, that never goes into 1/10 of a second
Time (mm:ss, ss.d)12:45, 45.9When capturing match time, that might display 1/10 of a second during the last minute of the match (usually basketball)
24sec shot clock (ss)19When capturing 24sec shot clock that does not go into 1/10 a second in basketball
24sec shot clock (ss, s.d)4.9When capturing 24sec shot clock that goes into 1/10 a second in basketball (6 → 5 → 4.9 → 4.8)
45sec shot clock (ss)41When capturing 45sec shot clock
Period (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, OT)2When capturing the period number
Period Custom (1st…9th)2When capturing the period number
CustomAny valueThere is no validation, this is the default format. Use this for team score, fouls, etc

Additional features

  • Ignore Empty values - deals with a situation when someone/something covers the scoreboard during the match or scoreboard is powered off right after the match (very useful for match time and score)

Video Tutorial: How to choose digit format

format.txt · Last modified: 2019/01/29 19:42 by arturs