MapTool 1.12 Released

The Dev team and our army of testers have taken a mere 12 days to get you this gem from beta to release. 1.12 is now a stable release for you all to marvel at. Highlights New theme support using the FlatLaf libraryHill, Pit VBL types and MBL can now be placed on TokensImproved WebRTC stability/functionalityImprovements to new Add-On Library functionalitySee https://rptools-doc.craigs-stuff.net/blog/And https://rptools-doc.craigs-stuff.net/docs/add-ons/indexAnd #3158Improved rendering of…

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Maptool release 1.12.0 BETA-1

We hope you are all doing well. The RPTools team, together with numerous volunteer heroes, have done it again!! A great improvement to MapTool is here and will enhance your roleplaying experience even more. MapTool v1.12.0  BETA-1 has been released for your testing and can be downloaded from the MapTool GitHub repo. This release contains 34 bug fixes and brings several…

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New Art Packs in Library

Four Art Packs from Kristian Richards of Crooked Staff Publishing added to Resource Library Go to the File menu in MapTool and select Add Resource to Library. On the dialog that opens, click on the red gear icon to see the packs that you haven't downloaded. New Art Packs Extending the existing CSP Dungeon Geomorphs pack. The four new packs are:…

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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 so your formatting options now include those available to modern web applications. It has the limitation of not being able to access external assets.

You should now be able to do things like conditional displays like the code below.

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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 a web site URL into your web browser. The industry term for exposing a RESTful interface is called an Application Programming Interface or API.

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