How to use the table
Move the balls around to desired positions by
clicking on an item and dragging it.
When done, click on the copy
button at lower right corner.
It will gather all the objects' position,
encode them in a small string
and then store that string into your
If you open a text editor or email program and perform a regular
computer "paste" function, the string copied earlier will
show up, it looks like this:
say you have just sent this string to friends via email. By copying
and pasting back the code to the program on their computers, your
friends will then be able to visualize your idea perfectly.
Try this to get the hang of it:
http://www.michaelmccafferty.com/PoolTable.htm to load the table.
2. highlight the line below.
right click, then "copy"
That line will give you a table set up for 9-ball.
The one below will give you a clean table, with just the cue ball on it:
START( %Ph1T5 )END
3. Click on the paste button at
lower right corner. You will be asked "do you want to provide the
contents of the clipboard to this movie?" Click OK.
(Your computer may ask the same
question twice. Click OK twice.)
For more information about this pool table, including how to download it to your computer so it will work faster,
how to get a personalized version, using it for commercial purposes, etc, please contact the programmer Wei at