Thanks Rich -
I have a similar category system now and I am trying to be able to find dances with similar elements so that, like you said, it would be easier to find dances with specific elements.
I have been using Callers Companion to program and like it, but find that I like to see my dance cards and look through dances with the same “types” of moves… that is why I am trying to decide how to go in that direction…
Will let you know what I come up with…..
I have 4 categorizes for my dances in my card box.:
1. Easy contras
2. Medium difficulty contras
3. Hardest contras.
4. Triplets, circles, scatter mixers, etc.
Each dance clearly states the type: proper, improper, becket, etc. at the top of the card.
The thing that I can't do, but sometimes might like to do is to search for dances with particular calls such as hey, petronella turn, etc. That might be easier if I kept my dances on a tablet.
As I plan for a dance, I will go through each stack and pick out the dances of that type that I might like to call. And depending on the crowd, I can easily adjust the difficulty level up or down during the dance.
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