On the main tab of the program you can manage the basic functions:
control of starting and stopping the software algorithms;
configuring of auto launch and minimizing;
control of Chips to BB feature — converting the value of the stacks, bets and pot to the corresponding values of big blinds in real time in the PokerStars client;
control of auto clicks in the PokerStars "Seat Available" dialog window, when you take a waiting list to the cash tables;
control of closing different info windows;
control of auto click on Time Bank and I'm Back after time out fold;
control of auto click on "Sit out next hand" and "Sit out next big blind" depending on your stack size;
1for starting and stopping the software algorithms.
2shows current status of connect to PokerStars, its region and version, status of StarsHelper work and possible errors.
3enables automatically starting algorithm work after the program starts and automatically connect to a client after run PokerStars.
4enables minimizing to tray instead of windows panel.
5enables automatically minimizing to tray after the program starts.
7opens Table manager window.
8opens the timer, which starts at the start of the first hand if you are already sitting at a table. Left click on timer: start/pause/resume. Right click on timer: reset and stops the timer.
"Chips to BB" feature
9enables feature that converts the value of the stacks, bets and pot to the corresponding values of big blinds in real time in PokerStars client. You can enable and disable this feature by hotkey, in the "Table manager" window or apply to special tables using Auto profile feature.
10disable conversion of the total pot value at the table for compatibility with 3rd party additional poker software.
11enables multiplier for "Chips to BB" feature, which helps you to show all the cash tables in your favorite cash limit. For example, if you used to play NL10, and now want to play NL25 tables with NL10 tables - with a multiplier you can easily display the chips on all the tables to look the same as at NL10.
12opens window for configuring rounding for "Chips to BB" feature:
21rounding type the same way as the PokerStars client does;
22rounding type depending on current value. If the value is less than one, there will be two decimal place. If the value from 1 to 10 - one digit after the decimal point. If the value is greater than or equal to 10 - without decimals;
23enables showing zeros after the decimal point;
24choosing number of decimal places;
25shows examples of rounding with selected rounding options.
13for adding suffix or prefix to bb value. We don't recommend using more than one symbol in it.
14for choosing side for additional symbols for bb value.
PokerStars "Seat Available" dialog
If you take a spot on a waiting list on cash tables, StarsHelper helps you to press buttons in the PokerStars "Seat Available" dialog window depending on special conditions.
15enables chosing "Yes" in "Seat Available" dialog window if number of playing tables less than the number from 19 working value.
16enables chosing "No" in "Seat Available" dialog window if number of playing tables is greater or equal than the number from 19 working value.
17enables checking "Remove Me From All Other Waiting Lists And Table Starters" in the PokerStars "Seat Available" dialog window, if number of playing tables is greater or equal than the number from 20 working value.
18only counts the tables at which you are sitting.
To control the amount of playing tables there are two values - the working and the default values. Working value number of tables can be changed during play using the appropriate hotkey. This is created for starting or ending your session with a different amount of playing tables. Default value is constant. Every time you run the program, working values reverts to default values. You do not need to change these values manually each time after the session.
19enter number of tables for working values 15 и 16.
20enter number of tables for working values 17.
Aenter default number of tables values 15 and 16.
Benter default number of tables values 17.
Auto close windows
Chelps keep you from being distracted by closing unnecessary information windows with only one "OK" button while playing on PokerStars.
Denables automatic closing of unnecessary windows with two buttons: "OK" and "Open lobby". Frequently using when you register in SNG by CTRL + S PokerStars hotkey which means registering in the same SNG you are playing now.
Eautomatically press "OK" button in the leave table confirmation window.
Fenables to automatically clicking on "Time bank" button when it appears at the table.
Auto clicking "Time bank" will only work if StarsHelper is configured correctly, and the "Time bank" button does not overlap with any other window, button or element. To set coordinates of the "Time bank" button you must select the proper table theme in the drop-down menu O. If your table theme is not in the menu, or theme of your playing tables is modified you need to configure point for pressing "Time bank" button manually. To make it:
In the "Hot key" tab create a hotkey 'Left-click on a selected point"
If you have not started, start work the algorithms of StarsHelper - press button 1Start.
Click "Change the point."
Right-click on the "Time-Bank" button on the table.
Take the coordinates from the hotkey settings window and paste them into the J field coordinates for pressing.
If auto clicking "Time bank" button does not work, check the following:
Have you selected the correct table theme in the drop-down menu O or you have configured the point for clicking manually, if your theme is not listed in the menu?
Are you using the default theme, but with some modifications and the "Time bank" button located elsewhere? In this case, set the coordinates for pressing J manually.
"Time bank" button overlapped by another table, a window, a HUD element or any other element of any program.
The algorithm of StarsHelper is stopped 2. Press button 1Start
Your time bank has expired.
Genables to automatically clicking on "I'm Back" button after time out fold (time bank is over). In order for this option work you need to chose your table theme in O "Select theme" drop-down menu or enter J coordinates for clicking manually. Configure in the same way, as configure FAuto click "Time bank".
Henables to automatically checking "Sit out next hand" then your stack is greater or equal than value P. In order for this option work you need to chose your table theme in O "Select theme" drop-down menu or enter J coordinates for clicking manually.
Ienables to automatically checking "Sit out next big blind" then your stack is greater or equal than value Q. In order for this option work you need to chose your table theme in O "Select theme" drop-down menu or enter J coordinates for clicking manually.
Jcoordinates for clicking for work option F.
Kcoordinates for clicking for work option G.
Lcoordinates for clicking for work option H.
Mcoordinates for clicking for work option I.
Odrop down menu for choosing your table theme for work F, G, H, I options. If you use theme which is not in the list, you can define coordinates for clicking by use hotkey "... click on selected point".
Penter your stack size in big blinds for option H or H.