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Questions tagged [pgn-viewer]

The PGN Viewer is an inline solution for posting re-playable chess games.

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PGN viewer menu is hidden behind the navigation bar

When you click the arrow pointing down on the top right of the PGN viewer, the menu appears in the top left of the screen. However, only a part of it appears: This is very confusing. What everyone ...
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“Back to original position” button in the PGN viewer

Probably most of you had experienced this: you play through a game that was started from some middlegame position, then at the end you would like to go back to the position from which the game was ...
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Castling notation in replayer

I was using the chess replayer earlier and couldn't get it to castle. It turns out that I was typing 0-0 and the replayer only recognises O-O. I couldn't find anywhere on the chess meta explaining ...
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Which PGN tags are supported on Chess SE?

When I paste such a PGN from a site, it does not show as a chess PGN viewer. This is an example PGN: [Event "Daily HyperBullet Arena"] [Site "https://lichess.org/kuvnBssO"] [Date "2018.07.20"] [Round ...
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Chess diagrams and games in app

Is it possible to see games or diagrams in the app? It works fine for me in a browser, but in the official Stack Exchange app it only shows me the moves and no board.
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What are our PGN widget's limitations?

I have recently tried to post an answer containing the code for a PGN widget for a very long chess game (183 full-moves). Every attempt locks up the current tab in the browser. What limit is there, if ...
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Pieces from PGN viewer are displayed above review bar

A picture + freehand 'circle' says more than a thousand words: You can reproduce it e.g. by clicking here and scrolling down. Expected behaviour is that the pieces disappear behind the bar, just like ...
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Chess viewer does not render properly when viewing edit history

This bug also appears in the review page and appears to be directly linked. That question was asked over a year ago and still remains. The PGN viewer has some issues with width in the review edits ...
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Any way to reduce the noise in the right sidebar?

I'm trying to find out how to annotate a game. I can't find this in any sidebar. Its inclusion incredibly helps as a reference. Instead, I see many links that are trying to take me off of the site! I ...
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We need a “play” button in the replayer chessboard

I need a "play" button in the replayer chessboard. Often, I want to watch the whole game, without having to press a button 100 times to replay 50 moves.
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How to change PGN Viewer board orientation to perspective of side not-to-move?

How can I change the PGN Viewer's board orientation to the perspective of the side that is not to move? Is the orientation determined only by the active color field of the FEN notation? If so, then ...
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Is it special to Chess Stack Exchange that we can show static pictures of a board?

I saw this question: Can a piece pinned to my king put the opponent's king in check? which has a chess board inserted with the [fen] tag. Is this special to Chess Stack Exchange?
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UI for making chessboards

You can make chessboards in markdown, but it's hard to type, difficult for beginners to understand, and it's not visual representation of the end result at all. How about we have a UI for making ...
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What PGN-viewer is used here?

What PGN-Viewer is used on this site? Is it open source? Freeware? I am looking for something on my chess club web site. I searched here about the PGN-Viewer but could not find the name.
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Wrong chessboard size in revision history

When viewing the revision history of a post, the chessboard has the wrong size: This is caused by the following CSS rule: #revisions table { width: 100% } Tested on a Mac, with Safari and ...
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Should the help section have a pgn viewer tutorial

I would like to suggest that the help section should have a tutorial on putting a pgn viewer in a post - question or answer. I have mainly come from mathematics where the use of mathematical ...
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PGN viewer is far too wide when displayed from review

Screenshot: Think it's pretty obvious what the problem is here. Here's the suggested edit that the bug appears in. Reproduced on both Firefox 38.0 and Chromium 43.0.2357.81 on Ubuntu 14.04. After a ...
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How to add comments/annotations in the replayer?

I am unable to figure out how to add a comment in a replayer, but in here it is said it can be done. Can we get inline comments implemented in the PGN viewer? [Done!] Can you please tell me how it ...
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Can i post an annotated PGN chess board in chess.stackexchange.com?

I know that i can post FEN Image, that is Static diagram of chess board. But can i post interactive game or sequence of moves here in stackexchange?
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List of Chess Informant symbols that can be used in our PGN viewer?

Can someone post a list of Chess Informant ( and other symbols if any ) that can be used in our PGN viewer? It is very useful to use them instead of commentary to preserve space. There were few bugs ...
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pgn viewer support on mobile phones

Might be a dupe, the PGN viewer doesn't support Mobile phones, I tried Dolphin version 11.2.8 browser on Android version 4.1.2 samsung s3 mini and I also tried using the SE android app, it shows the ...
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Board in mobile app

Can we render the chess board in the android SE app? It would have been valuable and useful. Today, it is hard to answer and view questions that concern concrete positions.
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How do I make the viewer 'flip' the board?

Using the viewer... It's Black's move but I still want White on the bottom. How can I do this?
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Request to allow “Download as PGN” feature

Quite a lot of chess questions involve analyzing a certain position or game posted by the user asking the question. For example - Did Aronian make a mistake in the opening against Anand in round 1 ...
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How to use pgn viewer [duplicate]

This seems elementary enough, but how do I use the pgn viewer? I mean how to embed it in a question I want to ask. I searched the help center for "pgn" or "embed chess player" but none of those ...
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Tool used to create chess analysis interactive diagrams in many chess stack exchange answers

I'm new here, and I would like to know how some members of this forum are creating these nice chess diagrams for analysing positions in their answers, the picture below explains well what I'm meaning. ...
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Why don't we use this board instead?

The pgn viewer that is currently being used in this site lack some of the features that the pgn viewer of chess.com has. So why don't we simply use it instead of using our current pgn viewer? It ...
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Why are the pieces misaligned from the board?

I recently pointed out a bug in the site's pgn viewer here and it was told that it had been fixed. But now the pieces seem to be misaligned from the chess board as seen below. Why is this happening? ...
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A bug in the site's pgn viewer?

I recently noticed a possible bug in the site's pgn viewer. I was reading the answers to the question in this page. The first answer had a replayer. At one point of time when a pawn should capture a ...
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Highlight squares

How can I highlight squares under atack and show arrows? There is similiar question here. Is this feature already supproted?
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Can we get inline comments implemented in the PGN viewer? [Done!]

EDIT 9/19/14: As noted in the answer below, this has now been put into effect on the main site, so annotations can be included with PGN games/variations. A while back we got Andrew's fantastic PGN ...
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Is it possible to make little changes to the FEN diagram

Consider the following games: This game was played on chess.com This game was played on Shredder engine software. The chess.com game will perfectly work if you just use [FEN ""] and past it here, ...
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Should we edit questions to use the chess replayer?

Now that we have a chess replayer, there are a bunch of questions (like this one) that have ugly plain PGNs in them, should we edit these to display to display them with the replayer? And, what about ...
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invalid FEN in PGN viewer crashes your browser

I was modifying a FEN inside my question, as soon as I made a change (which made the FEN invalid), my web browser went in not-responding mode and after 30 secs it asked me "a heavy script is running, ...
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How to insert move comments in the replayer

I am unable to figure out how to put move comments into the PGN file here. I have tried putting them within { } after the move, but they get ignored. I also looked at the games posted by others, but ...
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Ability to mark/highlight squares in the PGN viewer

I recently found that someone used pawns to mark key squares. I didn't find it funny to start studying the position to later read "I marked these other squares with white pawns"... But maybe the PGN ...
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Can we tweak the PGN viewer a bit?

I like everything about the new viewer but one thing: when you give it the FEN for a position, the subsequent moves are forced to appear as starting with 1 again. In other words, even though the FEN ...
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How do I add a replayer to my post?

How do I add the replayer to the post initially, and what additional features can I take advantage of?
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How does the site's new PGN viewer work?

In particular, what controls are available when playing through a game?
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Can we implement a replayer for chess analysis on the site?

I think that a javascript game replayer would be interesting and useful. For a brief list of requirements - something that can display several variations and move comments as well as be fairly ...