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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 1.5.6 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

MapTool 1.5.4 Released

MapTool 1.5.4 Released

The RPTools staff is proud to announce the release of MapTool version 1.5.4. This release adds a great deal of new macro functionality and cleans up some long-standing bugs mostly thanks to the tireless efforts of the new contributor, Guillaume “Merudo” Filteau. MapTool versions from 1.5 onward are 64-bit OS only. You can find a… Continue Reading

MapTool 1.5.3 Released

MapTool 1.5.3 Released

The RPTools staff is proud to announce the release of MapTool 1.5.3. You can find a complete changelog here. This version of 1.5 comes closer to becoming our Stable build for general use. Please download and run your frameworks through it to make sure everything is still working as expected. MapTool versions from 1.5 onward… Continue Reading

MapTool 1.5.2 Released

MapTool 1.5.2 Released

We continue with our regular cadence of releases with MapTool 1.5.2. Continue Reading

TokenTool 2.1 Released

TokenTool 2.1 Released

The RPTools staff is proud to announce the release of TokenTool 2.1 #VTT Continue Reading

MapTool 1.5.1 Released

MapTool 1.5.1 Released

The RPTools Staff and Community are proud to announce the release of MapTool 1.5.1. This release contains bug fixes as well as a few functional bits that didn’t make it into 1.5.0. #vtt Continue Reading