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MapTool 1.9 Beta 2 Available to Test

MapTool 1.9 Beta 2 Available to Test

For those of you who like to test, MapTool 1.9 Beta 2 is available for testing. Please note: this is not ready for game night. If you have questions about one of the functions below, open the Changelog and click on the link to the change in question. MapTool 1.9 features usability upgrades, software build improvements, better internationalization, and expanded image type support.

  • #2550 Internally sent macro commands no longer added to Chat command history.
  • #2524 Activating the experimental web app server shows a warning dialog and sends a warning to chat.
  • #2519 Moved to GraalVM-JS engine from Nashorn. GraalVM provides an ECMAScript-compliant (ES11) runtime to execute JavaScript.
  • #2494 Support added for WebP, SVG, ICO, TGA images.
  • #2466 Drawings can not be selected with the mouse and deleted via the delete key.
  • #2452 Additional UI elements added to fullscreen view
  • #2366 Improved tooltips and error messages from Start Server dialog.
  • #2360 Map view can now be panned with Ctrl + arrow keys.
  • #2349 Shortcut keys added to flip token images. F for horizontal and Shift-F for vertical.
  • #2234 New macro functions for drawing MBL: drawMBL(), eraseMBL(), getMBL().
  • #1496 Common Macros group now shows on Selected panel even when no macros are in common.
  • #1420 HTML links in displayed token notes will now open the default browser.
  • #1234 New macro function for retrieving Bar & State images: getBarImage() and getStateImage()
  • #369 Dragging macro buttons now support both move and copy depending on source/destination and active modifier keys.

The RPTool GitHub site houses our download links for 1.9 Beta 2. Again, this is a beta and should not be used for game night or campaign development. Please report back any errors to our Forums or Discord server.

MapTool 1.8.5 Released

MapTool 1.8.5 Released

This is another bugfix release. 1.8.4 had a problem in that it removed the previous version of MapTool. 1.8.5 fixes that behavior as well as a few other bugs. The only enhancement in this release is Token Property highlighting in the macro editor. You can download the latest version @ https://github.com/RPTools/maptool/releases/tag/1.8.5To see all changes in… Continue Reading

MapTool 1.8.4 Released

MapTool 1.8.4 Released

This release fixes a number of bugs. Many thanks to all of the community developers who contribute so much and thanks to all of the users for their patience as we work through the rough spots. The community translators have also made good progress in their efforts so a round of applause for them as… Continue Reading

MapTool 1.7.0 Released

MapTool 1.7.0 Released

We are pleased to announce a huge leap forward for MapTool. This release includes the ability to generate dynamic HTML5/CSS3 forms and dialogs as well as new transparent windows called overlays that allow you to interact with your custom UI without covering the map. Highlights New macro functions for math operations on lists and arrays.… Continue Reading

Need Help? Discord Has Answers

Need Help? Discord Has Answers

Use Discord for support issues. Continue Reading

MapTool 1.5.10 Release

MapTool 1.5.10 Release

MapTool 1.5.10 Released to address a few issues around our German translation and an issue with deleting multiple tokens. Continue Reading

MapTool 1.5.9 Released

MapTool 1.5.9 Released

MapTool 1.5.9 Released! Continue Reading

HTML5 Coming to MapTool

HTML5 Coming to MapTool

The MapTool elves have been busy this holiday season. They’ve introduced two new macro functions to produce HTML5 dialogs and frames. The new macro functions frame5() and dialog5() can be used in place of the HTML3 frame() and dialog() macro functions. The new functionality allows the use of CSS3 and Javascript within the HTML frame/dialog… Continue Reading

Crowdin for MapTool Internationalization

Crowdin for MapTool Internationalization

Helping with MapTool translations just got a whole lot easier. Continue Reading

MapTool 1.5.8 Released

MapTool 1.5.8 Released

MapTool 1.5.8 Released with new functionality and bug fixes. Continue Reading