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Precision track design for model railways
track plan design • precision construction templates
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If you are not sure, there is more explanation here: Templot for you?
If you are new to Templot you may not realise that Templot has been available for more than 18 years and has been subject to constant development over that time. This means that many of the user guides, tutorials and screen videos on the Templot Companion web site were made with and for earlier versions, so in reading them please bear this in mind. On the other hand you are unlikely to make much progress with Templot if you don't read them.
Start off with the basic beginners guide here: Templot Explained
A full description of what Templot is and does can be found at: Templot Home
There is a list of all the existing documentation here.
Development of Templot continues and will never be completely finished. The current version of Templot2 is version 218b, released on 15th January 2018.
You may find some things on the web site don't match what you are seeing on the screen in the latest version. That's where the Templot Club user forum comes in to answer your questions. This is a friendly support forum and web site for Templot users to ask questions, exchange information, ideas, and data files, and to keep up to date with the latest Templot news. Please join to get the most from Templot. With over 2000 members worldwide there is sure to be someone who can answer your question. Templot Club is at: Templot Club.
• Please note that you will need an internet connection on your computer when starting Templot2 each time. Once the program is running the internet connection is no longer needed. This means you can use the Hibernate function on your laptop computer if you need to use Templot where no internet connection is available.
Please bear in mind that some parts of Templot2 are still work in progress -- some of the links to the help notes do not yet go anywhere.
If you need help with Templot please ask on Templot Club. I regret that I can no longer provide individual support via email and PM.
When your browser asks what to do with the downloaded file, click Run or Open or double-click on the downloaded file.
You may see a security warning like this:
You can safely ignore this. Click the Run button. Templot2 is safe to run and will not harm your computer.
Follow the instructions as they appear to install Templot2 on your computer.
If you see error messages, perhaps like this, please switch off your anti-virus software while you install Templot:
In Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 you may see something like this:
Click the More info link. You should then see something like this:
Click the Run anyway button.
• If you use Norton anti-virus on your computer, before downloading please see: