||You can press
<Escape> key, instead of clicking the mouse on
push-buttons, if you prefer.
The <Escape> key lets you out of the current
||The first alphabet of each of the option buttons are 'Hot keys'.
You may use 'Hot keys' instead of clicking the mouse on
For example - you may press 'N' for
'Next' and 'S' to
'Stop', instead of pushing the
'Next' or 'Stop' buttons through
a Vjyotish index, push the button 'Diskfile' -
provided in the option buttons row (second from left). The index
will be saved to a text file and shall be opened in a notepad
window. Thereafter, in notepad window, select menu 'File' and
click 'Print' option to print the index. Minimize (or close) the
notepad window after printing. You'll be brought back to the same
||One of the most important Vjyotish index is
'The index of aggregate
astrological net-effect'. It is like the projected balance sheet of
your day. This index represents the algebraic sum of positive and
negative effects of 9 planets, 12 houses, House Lords,
Significators & Dasa lords - for any given day - computed on the basis of ancient
Vedic Jyotish principles. This index is available as the 13th option
under the very first index group - 'Basic indexes of your
||When you are saving a Vjyotish index to
'Diskfile' for printing,
you can stop the processing of 'Vjyotish indexes' midway any time by keeping
pressed <End> key for few
The <End> key will also stop utility reports - like
'Ephemeries', 'Daily speculum' etc.
||The Vjyotish values of a particular index can also be saved to a FoxPro/dBase
database file (*.dbf). Sophisticated statistical and analytical programs
(like 'MS-Excel') can directly open a dBase/FoxPro file and import this data.
Choose the desired Vjyotish index from menu and click
'DiskFile' button. The
index data will also be saved to a FoxPro/dBase file (named
'Vjtemp.dbf' in your C:\Vjyotish\ folder). For complete details,
||You can view the values of several Vjyotish indexes simultaneously,
concerning various involved issues which must be looked into, while
you are seeking the divine guidance with a specific object in your
mind. Check menu option 'Relevant Vjyotish indices as a
||If your reports are not properly formatted in your Notepad window, it shows
that your Notepad is using some 'True type'
The various reports, generated by Vjyotish, are saved as text files (.txt) and these reports
are best viewed in 'Fixed width' fonts- such as 'Courier
New'. Therefore, configure your Notepad to use 'Courier
New' font (size 10) by default.
||An optional 'user password' facility is provided in the program. If
your computer has access of other people also, you may opt to give a
By default, this facility is de-activated. The option to activate it
(or de-activate it again) has been given in 'Program
settings' option of 'System
may find the dates with extreme values (highly positive or highly negative),
for any of the desired Vjyotish index, during the date range for which you
purchased the Vjyotish customization files. Push the 'Analyze' button, provided at the bottom of
screen when you view a particular Vjyotish index. The
'analyze' feature will
provide you the best and worst dates, month-wise,
for a particular aspect of your life. You need not to traverse through the whole period (of say 3 years) just to find
out the best dates or the dates when you should remain most cautious.
also get a comprehensive summary.
The 'Analyze' button is available along with other buttons (like 'Prev',
date' etc.) in the same row at the bottom of each index
||You may get answers of many of those questions, which we are asked
quite frequently by thousands of Vjyotish users, in
Asked Questions" section.
Spend some time in this section for some valuable insights about
is configured to work at optimum screen resolution of
800 x 600 pixels. When your system's screen area settings are for low
screen resolution (i.e. 640 x 480 pixels), less screen area is available
for viewing. In such cases, some parts of program report may look truncated.
Same way, when your screen resolution is more (i.e. 1024 x 768 pixels), you get
excessive screen area and some reports and Vjyotish screens may look
distorted. It will be better that you set your screen resolution to 800 x 600
pixels only, which is an optimum and standard screen resolution. You can do so
through system properties option.
has explanatory screens appearing at the selection of almost any option
to guide you. If these screens are not appearing - it means that you have
switched them off through System Tools ->
You can again switch them on, if you like, through 'program
settings' option available in 'System
||If you find the frequently appearing explanatory screens disturbing, you may
turn them off through 'Program
settings' option in 'System
||You can always update
Vjyotish, with the latest version, by downloading
it's new version from http://www.vjyotish.com
. Most of the times, there are no charges for updation.
Check this site every 2 or 3 months for the latest version. If website shows
higher version available for download, you can easily update your
Vjyotish by downloading the newer version.
||A calendar for more than a thousand years is available in
Vjyotish. You can view monthly calendars for any month in almost any century - past or
A diary is also available with the calendar. The Calendar/Diary desk
accessory may be used to write date wise astrology
Go to System Tools
||A calculator is also available in
Go to System Tools ->
Accessories -> Calculator
||You can directly contact
Shyaam Sunder Kansal, the system developer of Vjyotish, for
any type of help, clarifications or suggestions. For
his contact address, please