To create eBulletins you must first register with the eBulletin administrator
to acquire a userid and password. Please send an email to
To log in to the eBulletins Administration click on > LOGIN
Creating and Editing eBulletins
To create a new eBulletin click on add new in the menu
Fill in the Title, Author & Excerpt boxes, commence article
Add hand(s) by pasting string, add the auction as described below
If you are copying text from Word or HTML or using your iPad to copy a hand from the get hand function, use the "Paste in text" button [+↓]
Preview your article using the preview button
Close the preview window
Save your article by using the update button
You can make changes to your draft now or later. Press my eBulletins from the menu to see a full list of the articles you have written.
To edit your article click on the Title of the article from the my eBulletins screen
When you are happy with your article press the submit button. Once you have submitted your article you cannot make any
more changes to it although you will still be able to preview it from the my eBulletins screen.
Adding a link
To add a link to an external document, type in the text of the link in your article, select the text and click the [.com] icon. Enter the link in the popup box and press OK.
Adding an image
To add an image to your article position your cursor in the article where you want the image to appear, then click the [♠*
] icon. Type in the address of the image and press OK. To get the address of images uploaded for the eBulletins use the add media
button. If you have images to upload send them to the eBulletin administrator.
Click on your name at the top of the menu on right.
To code suit symbols: !c !d !h !s (upper or lower case)
E.g. 1!c !dK !h10 6!s will display as 1♣
Hand and Bidding Diagrams
The coding for the hand and bidding is input to the BridgeBase Online Handviewer program. For a full explanation of the BBO Handviewer notation go to
To include a hand diagram use one of the methods below:
Use the get hand function in the edit eBulletins page to extract a hand
from the website. For each hand you wish to write about select the event and round and
fill in the hand number, then press get hand. Your coded hand will
appear in the box below the get hand button. Copy and paste the code into
Manually code the hand by using the following example as a guide. This is for board number 13, dealer north, both vulnerable.
Create a BBO Bridge Movie. To include the Handviewer link code:
To add an auction to the hand diagram change the x in the auction (a) parameter to actual bidding. E.g.
To display a bidding diagram without a hand, code the auction (a), the dealer (d) and vulnerability (v) parameters without the hand (n, s, e, w) parameters. E.g.