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System Requirements

Installation

  1. Download and extract KneeboardBuilder.zip to a location of your choice.
  2. Open KneeboardBuilder.exe
Changelogs
  • Version 1.6.9.8
        - Fixed some FC3 aircraft kneeboards not customizing
        - All FC3 aircraft can now have individually customized kneeboards
        - Fixed taskbar icon kneeboard profiles not removing profile after deletion
        - Fixed create profile advisory not appearing when there are no existing profiles in 'All' category
    
        
  • Version 1.6.9.7
        - Fixed kneeboard pages not cycling in DCS
    
        
  • Version 1.6.9.6
        - Fixed crash on loading profiles from the 'All' category
    
        
  • Version 1.6.9.5
        - Updater logic improvements
        - Fixed crash for standalone FC3 products on profile switch
        - Fixed crash on profile switch if Mig-21 module not installed
        - Profile, size, position and color boxes now collapsable in Kneeboard Settings
        - Added support for ASJ37 Viggen
        - Improved kneeboard logic for Mig-21bis and AJS37
        - Option 'Use default kneeboard for Mig-21' changed to 'Use default kneeboard for Heatblur and Magnitude aircraft'
        - 'Kneeboard Data' folder moved from "...\Saved Games\DCS\Data" to "...\Saved Games\DCS\Data\Kneeboard Builder Config"
        - 'Kneeboard Profile' switching will now be implemented through "...\Saved Games\DCS\Data\Kneeboard Builder Config\Custom Kneeboard Settings" to avoid integrity violations
        - Other minor changes I probably forgot about
        
  • Version 1.6.9.4
        - Fixed self marker not appearing on kneeboard map in customized kneeboards
    
        
  • Version 1.6.9.3
        - New Updater
        - GUI improvements
        - Removed unnecessary files from the Kneeboard Builder base folder
        
  • Version 1.6.9.2
        - Fixed crash on startup experienced by some users
        - Fixed crash when creating kneeboard profile while all category is empty
        - Fixed dynamic kneeboards not displaying in singleplayer
        
  • Version 1.6.9.1
        - Fixed crash on startup for some users
        - Fixed dynamic kneeboards not showing situation and task text in multiplayer
        
  • Version 1.6.9.0
        - Fixed custom kneeboard size and colors violating DCS integry checks
        - Custom kneeboard profiles can now be applied to individual aircraft
        - Default MiG-21 kneeboard size and color can once again be customized
        - Added lite mode option to user preferences
        - Updated user's manual
        
  • Version 1.6.8.2
        - Fixed crash at splash screen
        
  • Version 1.6.8.1
        - Added custom kneeboard support for SA342Mistral
        - Added option to use standard DCS kneeboard for MiG-21bis
        - Custom kneeboard size can now be manually entered to exact values
        - Added links to aircraft manuals in View menu
        - Added Spitfire cockpit image
        
  • Version 1.6.7.9
        - Added custom kneeboard support for SA342L
        
  • Version 1.6.7.8
        - Added user's manual to Docs folder
        
  • Version 1.6.7.7
        - Fixed wrong kneeboard folder name for F-5E
        
  • Version 1.6.7.6
        - Added missing cockpit background images for Gazelle and Mirage in Kneeboard Settings
        - Fixed cockpit background images not appearing in background image selection dialog
        
  • Version 1.6.7.5
        - Fixed wrong SA342M Gazelle custom kneeboard folder name
        
  • Version 1.6.7.4
        - Fixed program crash when switching between DCS versions after selecting an aircraft kneeboard in the custom kneeboard page
        - Fixed default kneeboard pointing to wrong folder location
        - Added ability to modify Caucusus and Nevada terrain default kneeboards seperately
        
  • Version 1.6.7.3
        - Fixed 'modify groups' GUI not allowing image reorder
        - Added 'modify groups' GUI drag-drop reorder
        - Added ability to select L-39C and L-39ZA kneeboards
        - Other minor improvements
        
  • Version 1.6.7.2
        - Fixed 'modify groups' GUI not displaying correct modifications to group images
        - Added Mig-21 kneeboard not displaying hotfix for DCS World OpenBeta and OpenAlpha 
            (moving maps are still not displaying correctly for Mig-21 in OpenAlpha)
        - Fixed Mig-21 moving map font size bug
        - Added 'Dynamic Nevada Beacons' group to 'General DCS World Kneeboard'
        
  • Version 1.6.7.1
        - Added support for DCS World 2.0 OpenAlpha 
            (now possible to choose between Standard, OpenAlpha and OpenBeta installs in 'Preferences' page)
        - Split 'Default Dynamic' kneeboard pages into two groups: 
            'Dynamic Mission Briefing' and 'Dynamic Caucasus Beacons'
        - Fixed groups already added to 'General DCS World Kneeboard' not displaying in the 'groups to add' GUI
        
  • Version 1.6.7.0
        - Overhauled modify group GUI.  Images now display as resizable thumbnails.  
            Multiselect with 'control' and 'shift' keys and remove with 'delete' key
        - Fixed dynamic kneeboard not displaying mission overview and tasks in single player in DCS 1.5 openBeta  (Multiplayer is still a WIP)
        - Other minor improvements
        
  • Version 1.6.6.3
        - Added limited HTML drag and drop image conversion
        - Fixed kneeboard settings not working properly for DCS World OpenBeta
        
  • Version 1.6.6.2
        - New auto updater appearance and logic
        - Automatically clears old temp missons from '../AppData/Temp/DCS' folder to prevent old missions from displaying in Dynamic Kneeboards
        - Added manual offsets to DCS screen resolution in modify position window
        - Added website and tutorial links to help menu
        - Various minor bug fixes and GUI changes
        
  • Version 1.6.6.1
        -'Groups Selected' box now displays groups already in the selected kneeboard
        
  • Version 1.6.6.0
        -Added kneeboard profile system
        -Added taskbar icon and kneeboard profile selection from taskbar
        -Combined position and colors windows
        -Added option in preferences to automatically keep MiG-21 kneeboard clear of default sample files
        -Added option in preferences to disable taskbar notifications
        -Fixed MiG-21 kneeboards pointing to wrong locations
        -Various GUI changes
        
  • Version 1.6.5.2
        -improved word wrap in dynamic kneeboards
        -dynamic kneeboards now automatically convert wind info into 'CDU LASTE ready' format 
            (converts wind direction from 'blowing to' to 'blowing from' and adjusts for magnetic bearing)
            (converts wind altitude from meters to feet and provides temperature estimates in Celcius for each wind layer)
        
  • Version 1.6.5.1
        -added option in preferences to automatically keep default kneeboard clear of default charts
        
  • Version 1.6.5.0
        -fixed C-101EB kneeboard pointing to wrong folder
        -changed GUI color theme
        
  • Version 1.6.4.1
        -fixed program crash caused by splash screen
        
  • Version 1.6.4.0
        -added support for DCS World OpenBeta
        -added splash screen
        -changelog now included in update prompt
        -various minor GUI modifications
        -various code and performance optimizations
        
  • Version 1.6.3.1
        -fixed file not found error message on startup
        -various code optimizations
        
  • Version 1.6.3.0
        -Ghostscript installation no longer required to to import .PDF files
        
  • Version 1.6.2.4
        -custom kneeboard position and color schemes now automatically retained during DCS Update or Repair
        
  • Version 1.6.2.3
        -fixed dynamic kneeboards not displaying in the correct order within DCS World
        -fixed custom reordering of images resetting when images were removed while modifying a group
        -fixed dynamic kneeboard crash when mission contains older implementation of JTAC/AFAC unit
        
  • Version 1.6.2.2
        -fixed dynamic kneeboards not displaying text after DCS World 1.2.11.3386 update
        -fixed custom kneeboard color scheme not saving correct colors
        -added legacy kneeboard option in preferences for users using versions of DCS World earlier than version 1.2.11.3386
        
  • Version 1.6.2.1
        -fixed dynamic kneeboards not displaying for certain missions containing JTAC or AFAC units. (JTAC created automatically in Fast Missions are still not displaying correctly)
        -fixed radio frequencies not displaying correctly in dynamic kneeboards
        
  • Version 1.6.2.0
        -fixed program crash when saving modified group
        -fixed bug where MiG-21 groups could not be modified or deleted
        -added ability to modify the color of kneeboard moving map waypoint lines in kneeboard color scheme
        -reorganized the 'View' menu
        
  • Version 1.6.1.1
        -fixed minor bug with mission radios dynamic kneeboard
        
  • Version 1.6.1.0
        -dynamic kneeboard now has full functionality in Multiplayer
        -split mission briefing dynamic kneeboard into two pages to allow for longer situation and task briefings
        -split mission radios dynamic kneeboard into two pages to allow for more other flight frequencies
        -fixed issue of FARP frequencies not appearing in mission radios dynamic kneeboard
        -added navigation beacons dynamic kneeboard (three pages)
        -other minor bug fixes
        
  • Version 1.6.0.0
        -added option to turn off auto updates
        -added dynamic kneeboard system
        
  • Version 1.5.1.0
        -fixes kneeboard init.lua for MiG-21BIS to make it see custom kneeboard in .../Saved Games/DCS/Kneeboard folder
        -added ability to choose between modifying Mig-21BIS default kneeboard and custom kneeboard
        -available aircraft now listed in alphabetical order
        
  • Version 1.5.0.0
        -added ability to customize color scheme of kneeboard displayed in DCS
        -minor GUI fixes
        
  • Version 1.4.5.0
        -incorporated new kneeboard structure for MiG-21BIS
        
  • Version 1.4.4.0
        -fixed folder paths to match new folder structure in DCS World 1.2.10.32095 Update 1
        -added option in 'Preferences' to use folder structure for DCS World versions prior to DCS World 1.2.10.32095 Update 1
        
  • Version 1.4.3.0
        -fixed issue of program not starting after updating
        
  • Version 1.4.2.0
        -fixed issue of custom kneeboard position not being set correctly when viewed in DCS
        -modified default size and position of kneeboard preview to match the DCS defaults
        
  • Version 1.4.1.0
        -added button to manually browse .pdf files for import for situations where 'drag and drop' does not work
        -fixed bug preventing .pdf files from being added to the import queue if the .pdf extension is capitalized (.PDF)
        
  • Version 1.4.0.0
        -added ability to insert a global kneeboard into existing mission(s) (.miz files)
        
  • Version 1.3.0.0
        -added ability to change the size and position of the kneeboard displayed in DCS (feature available from the Options menu)
        
  • Version 1.2.1.0
                                                            -fixed issue of .pdf files with names containing special characters not being imported correctly
        -fixed issue of Kneeboard Builder not loading due to limited or lost internet connection
        -updated readme file
        
  • Version 1.2.0.0
                                                            -implemented auto update feature at application start
        -added ability to manually create new groups
        -added ability to manually import images to groups
        -added selective reordering of images in groups
        -added 'select all' button to modify page
        -added ability to modify default Kneeboard (the kneeboard that shows airport charts by default)
        -added General DCS World custom kneeboard that will be visible to all aircraft
        -added option to choose whether to replace an existing group, merge with an existing group or create a new group during .pdf imports
        -fixed issue of folder explorer not pointing to correct folder in the preferences page
        -minor bugs fixes and minor GUI tweaks
        -added readme file
        
  • Version 1.1.0.0
        -now creates custom kneeboards for individual aircraft
        -minor bug fixes and tweaks
        
  • Version 1.0.0.0
        -initial release