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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

MapTool 1.5.6 Released

MapTool 1.5.6 Released

This release is a quick fix for the Null Pointer Exception (NPE) which caused MapTool to fail on Mac OS. It is otherwise the same as MapTool 1.5.5. Please see that post for new features and functions. MapTool versions from 1.5 onward are 64-bit OS only. Continue Reading

View HTML code from Frame or Dialog

View HTML code from Frame or Dialog

MapTool framework developers often use HTML frames and dialogs for character sheets and other interactive displays utilizing the frame() and dialog() macro functions. However, it has often been challenging to see the actual HTML code generated by MapTool. Continue Reading

Playing Sound in MapTool via Syrinscape

Playing Sound in MapTool via Syrinscape

One of the overlooked features of MapTool 1.5 is the introduction of RESTful functionality in the MapTool scripting language – MTScript. For the non-programmers, RESTful is a software architectural style that defines a set of constraints to be used for creating Web services. These take the form of an HTTP call, like when you put… Continue Reading

MapTool 1.5.5 Released

MapTool 1.5.5 Released

The RPTools elves have been hard at work bringing you new and wonderous functionality in MapTool. We are proud to announce MapTool 1.5.5 which brings improvements to existing functionality, new capabilities, as well as new and improved macro functions. MapTool versions from 1.5 onward are 64-bit OS only. Note: It appears this release has issues… Continue Reading