Readme/Help for TpTask V2.5
What's it for?
TpTask is a simple program to generate task declarations in the standard BGA format
as HTML files which you can view and print with your browser.
If you want to preset certain fields in the declaration, such as Pilot Name, Glider Type,
etc., click on the Settings
button and fill in the relevant fields.
Creating and saving a task declaration
The current list of BGA turning points is supplied with the installation. These are
displayed in the left hand window. The right hand window will show the task you define.
Click on a turning point in the left hand window to select it, then click on the Insert
button to add it to the task. If there are entries already defined, the new turning
point is added after the currently highlighted entry.
Alternatively, double-click on a turning point in the left hand list to perform the select
and insert functions as one action.
To remove a turning point from the task, click on the required entry in the task
window, then click the Remove button.
By default, the Place of Takeoff is set to the departure point and the Intended Landing
Place to the finish point. If you want a remote start/finish, click on the appropriate
When the task is complete, click on the Save button to save the declaration as an HTML
Loading a previously saved task
You can re-load a task previously saved by TpTask by clicking on the Load
choosing the file you want. Only files saved by TpTask can be loaded in this way.
You can then modify the task as you wish and re-save it.
Installation and Removal
Just double-click on the self-installing image you downloaded and follow the instructions
to install the program.
To remove the program from your computer, go to Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel and
click on the TpTask entry.
The current BGA turning point file is included with this program. You can check for updates
to this file and/or the program itself by clicking on the Check for updates
button at the top right of the dialog.
By default, the program will remind you periodically to check for updates. You can change
the defaults at any time by clicking on the Settings button and choosing
the Reminders tab.