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The Conventions Dialog lets you change some of the bidding conventions that a pair use. It is invoked by the Conventions Option menu.
The following options can be selected:
Opening No Trump
strong 15 to 17 points
very strong 16 to 18 points.
Response to a No Trump Open
Natural No special meaning
Four Card Prefer to open with a four card (or longer) major suit
Five Card Prefer to open with a five card (or longer) major suit.
Opening Two Bids
StandardNormal Standard bidding
Benjamin 2 Clubs: a hand that could make an normal two bid
2 Diamonds: equivalent to a normal 2 Clubs bid.
Blackwood bid 4 No Trump to ask for aces
Gerber bid 4 Clubs to ask for aces.
Doubling an opposition suit bid when the partner has bid, requires the partner to bid his best suit.