L3DT documentation
Large 3D terrain generator

L3DT release 2.4 beta1

Released on the 14th of April, 2006 (see announcement)


  • User interface
    • Dialogs:
    • Wizards:
    • Add in-application walkthrough-guide for new users.
    • Report error when off-line docs aren't found, and prompt user to fix the file path entry.
    • Enabled user-defined standard fonts for many dialogs.
  • File I/O
    • Made XML reader/writer.
    • Replaced messy text files with nice, strict XML:
      • Map group files (.mgf), now '.proj'.
      • Map definition files (.def), now '.def.xml'.
      • Water body list (_WBL.txt), now '_WBL.xml'.
      • Application settings files (.ini), now '.ini.xml' (mostly).
      • Climate files (.cli), now '.cli.xml' (with auto-converter).
    • Added RAW heightfield import (with several different modes).
    • Added option to invert RAW, BMP, JPEG, PNG, for export/import.
    • Added colour-mapped PNG option for attributes map (can be edited in image software).
    • Added support for lat/lon coordinates in BT loader/saver.
    • Updated map project summary to XHTML 1.0 strict (was HTML 4.01 strict), and enabled in Standard Edition.
    • Removed FileVersionNo from mosaic master file (.mmf).
  • Settings
    • Added user preferences (in 'local.ini.xml').
    • Made users' file preferences persistent for non-default formats.
    • Enabled settings dialogs for L3DT Standard Edition (except for 'presets', which aren't included in L3DT SE).
  • Bug fixes
    • Fixed support for 120DPI (and other, unknown DPIs).
    • Fixed installer behaviour (allow multiple L3DT installations).
    • Disabled I/O buffer-flushing during ini file-loading.
    • Fixed coordinate mapping in LinInterp (was doing bad things for resampling HF, high-res mosaic, etc).
  • Structural
    • Upgrade compiler to VC7.
    • Switch to FreeImage from CxImage and libpng.
l3dt/history/v2.4beta1.txt · Last modified: 2017/08/31 07:25 (external edit)
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