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Log Book Digitally

Post by George Mcmillan » Wed Nov 17, 2010 5:41 pm

Hi,
Anyone ever made up a log book digitally. I.E One that could be manipulated using Word or something else simple to good effect? I have the BCU one which i'm in the middle off just now. I was just wondering if I could manipulate info to suit me better.
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Post by eeonz » Wed Nov 17, 2010 6:19 pm

I knocked one together on excel in a few minutes. A couple of columns with basic headings and you're away.

Date, River, Location, Grade, Level, Lead/peer paddling/coaching, notes

For coaching then something similar:

Date, location, group, lesson content, notes

Remembering to fill it in is a different matter.
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Re: Log Book Digitally

Post by Jim » Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:56 pm

My Dad certainly used to keep one in Excel, just printing it off as and when he needed it for assessments. Although BCU used to sell a log book, it was never mandatory to use it or even to follow the format , although it was mostly a good guide, and pretty much anything organised was accepted at assessments.

I say used to and was because I don't know if he keeps it up now, and the coaching scheme has changed a bit.

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Re: Log Book Digitally

Post by gonzo » Wed Nov 17, 2010 11:02 pm

BCU PDF Logbook (V2-1) - http://www.canoe-england.org.uk/media/p ... 20V2-1.pdf
BCU Logbook available as Excel Spreadsheet (V2-3) from coaching@bcu.org.uk

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Post by George Mcmillan » Thu Nov 18, 2010 7:17 am

The thing is I have the BCU version of a log book. I'm looking for one that is editable digitally like word tables. That way I can fill in the details and when ready just print them off.
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Re: Log Book Digitally

Post by John N » Thu Nov 18, 2010 7:25 am

I just knocked up a table in word (based on the one that was provided with the old L2 material) and filled that in, using save as each time a page filled. The real problem is remembering to fill it in as you go along!

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Post by Paul S » Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:38 am

E-mail the BCU they'll send you an editable Word version,they did me. Alternatively pm me your E-mail and I'll send it to you.

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Post by Chris_Eastabrook » Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:59 am

Mr Fairweather has the best digital log book in the world. That's a clever Excel job. Very cool in a geeky kinda way!

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Post by scottdog007 » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:30 am

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I made a logbook river/trip report for myself in word document, if you wish this then email me. peterscott2@msn.com

Also the I got the BCU workbook or logbook I can't remember which, in word form format. They had protection on but I broke the code and so now I can go in and add my own text, change the text colour and reformat sizes etc. If this is useful I can send this.

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