Opening a Lottery Drawing File

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You must open a drawing file prior to performing any activities in Lotto Pro. There are several ways to open a drawing file.

 

 

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To open a drawing file that has never been opened before:

 

1.Click on the Drawings button or the File menu (shortcut CTRL+O) and then click Open Drawing File.

 

2.If you are playing a lottery outside of the United States, you should select "Other Countries".

 

3.Click on the state or country where your lottery is located.

 

4.Click on the lottery that you want to open.

 

5.Click the Open button.

 

 

To open a drawing file that has been previously opened:

 

Each time you open a drawing file, it's filename is displayed at the bottom of the File menu. The File menu displays the last 9 previously opened filenames. You can quickly open a previously opened drawing file simply by clicking on it's filename.

 

 

To automatically open a drawing file when you start Lotto Pro:

 

1.Click on the Drawings button or File menu (shortcut CTRL+O) and then click Open Drawing File.

 

2.If you are playing a lottery outside of the United States, click on United States to remove the check mark.

 

3.Click on the state or country where your lottery is located.

 

4.Click on the lottery that you want to open.

 

5.Click on Automatically load selected lottery at startup.

 

6.Click the Open button. Now, whenever you start Lotto Pro, the drawing file that you selected will automatically load.

 

The name of the lottery that you opened is displayed in the title bar at the top of the screen. The total drawings, last drawing date, Hot Number Cutoff and Drawing Cutoff are displayed in the status bar at the bottom of the screen.

 

Note: A drawing file can also be opened by clicking on the Browse button, clicking on it's filename and then clicking the Open button. You would normally use this method if you created a new drawing file and its name was not displayed in the list of lotteries.