HUD setting in Holdem Manager 3 is quite an individual case. In this article, we won’t share information concerning the stats which should be imported in HUD or advice you how to distribute the indicators in pop-ups. In the nearest time we will publish information about standard HUD and POPUP Holdem Manager 3 for cash. In this article, we propose you to get acquainted with the main sections for HUD settings. You will find out what a new graphical HUD in HM3 is and how to edit it, how to set the filters and HUD options.
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HUD setting is the first thing you should do after installation of Holdem Manager 3.
Graphical HUD is a new visual HUD that appeared in Holdem Manager 3. You can activate it with the help of tray icon by clicking “menu” with the right mouse button and select the option “Use Graphical HUD”.
Please note that it works most effectively with the option “centered preferred seating”.
Graphical HUD supports the default theme in all poker rooms that support HM3.
At the present time, graphical HUD operates at the cash and tournament tables, but not at Zoom (fast poker tables).
Graphical HUD consists of two main parts:
The circular part of HUD shows 3 main statistics: VPIP (а), PFR (b) and AGG in % (c) together with the players’ names (d) and a blue line that displays the number of hands (e).
Besides circle, there is another element that is called “Stat Line” (f). Here you can see “stat values” expressed as a percentage. Several other stats are available and you can switch between them by using the button “page” (circles/ dots) at the bottom (g).
Mark the player by moving a mouse cursor on circle HUD and click the icon “pencil” (h). After it “Note editor” will be opened where you can save a note.
You can move the panels by keeping the right mouse button in the process of the cursor movement.
Click the right mouse button on HUD in order to open the menu that will let switching on/off HUD elements and also opening “Player Notes Editor".
You should enter the menu Tools > Site Settings > Preferred Seating in order to set HUD with correct playing places.
The settings of HUD parameters are carried out in the menu HUD > HUD Options...
Menu “HUD options” operates similar to HUD settings in Holdem Manager 2.
In this section you can:
Also, it is available here the change of HUD profiles in HM3.
Menu operates in a similar way to “Site Options” at HM2.
In this section, you can assign a concrete HUD to sites and games’ types. The important thing is to make sure that there are no inconsistencies in the fixed parameters. If you use concrete assignments, don’t set “ANY” for all settings.
There are more setting parameters for a display in “Advanced” where you can control the next settings:
You can set HUD filters in HUD options that are in the menu “Tools”.
HUD filters will control the hands that are displayed by HUD from the database. It's convenient because in this case only the hands which have nothing in common with this situation will be blocked.
For example, if you play 6-max you may not need the hands from 9-max or heads-up tables. You can filter them and the stats will be displayed only with the hands which were played at the tables with 4-6 or 5-6 players.
Also, the players often change the play over time that’s why you can extract the latest “X” hands or hands over the last “X” weeks.
The players will be adjusted according to the size of their stack in the tournament and as a consequence, you can filter the ranges of big blinds.
Adding of stats and pop-ups and also editing of HUDs in HM3 is carried out through the menu HUD > HUD Editor.
It operates in a similar way to HUD Settings – HUD Designer in HM2.
Pop-up will be chosen in the field of a group.
Note that average indicators for the table will be changed right there like a unique HUD.
In the menu “Options” you can import, export, delete, rename, duplicate or replace HUD.
In the upper right corner, there is a switch with the help of which the window of pop-ups’ editing is opened. In order to do it, you should just click “Popup Groups”.
In the upper left corner, you can select pop-up and create a new one or delete the current pop-up and also export or import the pop-ups (to the right of a shortcut “Delete”).
Popup Groups operates in a similar way to HUDs’ editor. You can look through the stats in the pop-up and edit their settings, look through the stats in HUD and make a preview of pop-ups (lower in the right corner), edit the font and alignment.
Stats are added lower in the left corner. Here you can add the horizontal line (such as a lattice line in pop-up’s designer of HM2.
If you still cannot see HUD, look whether icon HM3 HUD is on the table.
In the case if no one of the above-mentioned advice helped you, renew the process over again and:
All the above-mentioned information will help more accurately to find the reason for a problem. If there is not enough data you will be contacted by e-mail and requested for missing information.