Software Updates

Updates to JJD are periodically posted for download on the web. JJD checks for available updates each time it is started and will offer to install the new version for you. This means you should always be up-to-date with the latest version of JJD from Equussentials.

Current Version

The current verson of JJD is 4.9.3.1 which was released on September 16, 2018.

  • Last two info now includes rank on Live Results page.
  • Fixed occasional error (unhandled exception) will recording jump results.
  • Add help for "copy" command line function

Previous Versions

Changes in 4.9.3.0 released on Sep. 7, 2018
  • Live results are now sent to GEO.
  • More improvements to JJD "Live Now" pages
Changes in 4.9.2.3 released on Aug. 22, 2018
  • Private notes now available for each entry in a class.
  • Total faults value is now displayed on the Judge panel.
  • Previous two rounds now displayed on Live Now page.
  • Class results now written to a CSV file that can be opened in Excel.
  • Better indication when JJD is correctly interfacing with Farmtek reader app.
  • Fixed bug where time was not coming across from Farmtek Reader app into JJD.
  • Fixed bug that caused one of the Live results page to not get created properly.
Changes in 4.9.1.3 released on Aug. 14, 2018
  • More minor improvements to the alternate scoreboard layout.
  • Classes are now listed in correct class number order on the live show results page. Example here.
Changes in 4.9.1.2 released on Aug. 10, 2018
  • Alternate scoreboard layout changed for improved readability on a large outdoor board.
Changes in 4.9.1.0 released on Aug. 6, 2018
  • Live scoring pages are now more mobile device friendly.
  • Fixed bug that caused an error message to be displayed in the Awards to value was greater than 12.
Changes in 4.9.0.0 released on Jul. 20, 2018
  • The Farmtek data reader app has been updated to support having the running time sent to JJD for display on the scoreboard window. This includes the countdown timer too.
  • New copy command line option added to help quickly setup cards so you can copy the current class specs to another class number.
  • The card number now appears in the lower left corner of the window for quick identification when you're running multiple cards and the windows are overlapped on your screen.
  • Fixed bug when interfacing with GEO that caused previous horse/rider combinations to show up in the class list.
  • Fixed bug in Table III (faults converted) that caused errors if you changed the first round time allowed.
Changes in 4.8.1.3 released on Jun. 5, 2018
  • Fixed error where R, F, E flags in jump results were lost when saving an entry.
  • The top placings on the scoresheet now only show up to the Awards to value on the Specs panel instead of always showing the top 12.
  • A tie indicator of T is now shown in the top placings on the scoresheet.
Changes in 4.8.0.0 released on Mar. 30, 2018
Changes in 4.7.2.0 released on Jan. 22, 2018
  • Partial class specs can now be saved using "save" on the command line.
  • Improved messaging when entry information file cannot be loaded.
  • All file types are now the default when browsing your computer for an entry information file.
Changes in 4.7.1.2 released on Jan. 15, 2018
  • Refreshed all rulebooks with most recent copies available from USEF, FEI, EC, and EA.
  • Added support for Table II, Section D (like Power & Speed but faults are allowed in power phase and are combined with faults from speed phase)
  • Added support to enter horse, rider, and/or owner names directly into the Judge panel (no longer necessary to use add, ch, or cr command line options).
  • Added "aot" command line to set class specs for Argentine Optimum Time scoring so that no time faults are assessed.
  • Fixed bug in Table IV (optimum time) two round classes to correctly assigning placings by fastest round when entries have equal faults in the first round.
Changes in 4.6.1.0 released on Oct. 8, 2017
  • Added support for optimum time scoring with no time faults (aka Argentine rules).
Changes in 4.6.0.0 released on Sep. 9,2017
  • When you have the GEO interface turned on, class results are now posted back to GEO when you finalize class results in JJD.
Changes in 4.5.3.0 released on Jul. 24, 2017
  • New Equestrian Australia rulebook included.
  • Added the "save" command line option to save class specifications to the class .jjd file before a show begins. Having the class specs saved ahead of time can help save time while the show is in progress.
  • Fixed a few minor bugs.
Changes in 4.5.0.0 released on Jun. 26, 2017
  • Fixed a couple minor bugs.
  • Added the new JJD logo to the button bar.
Changes in 4.4.7.0 released on Mar. 20, 2017
  • Fixed the bug that caused issues when trying to use the command line when the GEO interface was turned on.
  • Fixed the bug that did not properly rank entries when they eliminated on course in a Table III/C class.
Changes in 4.4.6.0 released on Mar. 4, 2017
  • Fixed bugs in logic for Table III/C (faults converted) class scoring.
Changes in 4.4.4.0 released on Jan. 19, 2017
  • Some minor improvements on the scoreboard panel have been implemented.
  • The Equestrian Canada rulebook has been updated to the 2017 version.
  • Made some minor layout changes to alternative scoreboard panel.
Changes in 4.4.0.0 released on Jan. 8, 2017
  • JJD now interfaces with Global Entries Online to pull class list information from GEO into JJD.
    • The interface requires that you have an internet connection from JJD to pull the class list information from GEO. Once you've pulled a particular class list into JJD, an internet connection is not required.
    • In the JJD Settings dialog, check the Interface with GEO checkbox and enter the GEO event ID in the Event ID field in JJD.
    • On the Manage Draw page in GEO:
      • The event ID is displayed near the top of the page.
      • The show office must click Send to JJD App for each class.
  • The rulebooks for USEF, EA and FEI have been updated to the 2017 versions.
Changes in 4.3.1.0 released on Sep. 7, 2016

The rank/placing for an entry is now diplayed immediately as the timer stops.

Changes in 4.3.1.0 released on Aug. 7, 2016
  • Minor improvements made to the scroresheet and placings reports.
Changes in 4.3.0.0 released on Jul. 29, 2016
  • Buttons have been added to the Judge panel as an option for entering results at each jump.
  • Show Results web page has been redesigned and now includes class name along with class number.
Changes in 4.2.1.0 released on Jul. 17, 2016
  • Added fence height to the class specs.
Changes in 4.2.0.3 released on Jun. 12, 2016
  • Minor fixes to handle a bad internet connection more gracefully.
Changes in 4.2.0.2 released on Feb. 14, 2016
  • A second scoreboard option is now available that does not include the top 3 list at the bottom of the screen. Hold Ctrl key when clicking View Scoreboard button to open the new scoreboard.
  • Fixed a bug regarding date/time error when in trial mode.
Changes in 4.2.0.1 released on Feb. 7, 2016
  • Rider name field can be made up of three parts from your entry information file and horse name can be made up of two parts.
Changes in 4.2.0.0 released on Jan. 4, 2016
  • All rulebooks have been refreshed with the 2016 versions.
Changes in 4.1.2.11 released on Jan. 1, 2016
  • Small change to make sure year value persists across the new year so a show started in 2015 and ending in 2016 will post all results on the web as 2015.
Changes in 4.1.2.8 released on Dec. 20, 2015
  • Minor bug fix in scoresheet backup logic.
Changes in 4.1.2.7 released on Nov. 22, 2015
  • Made some minor user experience improvements and bug fixes.
Changes n 4.1.2.4 released on Oct. 12, 2015?
  • Fixed bug in auto-posting of reports after finalizing a class.
  • Fixed bug when opening a JJD file from the command line.
  • Added chhorse / ch command line option to change horse name
Changes in 4.1.2.2 released on Oct. 7, 2015
  • Fixed bug in display of rider name where there was no space shown between first and last name.
Changes in 4.1.2.1 released on Sep. 25, 2015
  • Minor change to improve logic to check the internet connection status.
Changes in 4.1.2.0 released on Sep. 20, 2015
  • You can now display the fault count for each jump on the Judge panel. To turn on and off this option, use the Display Fault Counts checkbox on the Settings dialog. For example, if three entries knock down a rail at jump 7 and another has a refusal, you will see the number 4 under jump 7 on the Judge panel. This information is most useful to the announcer and course designer. The fault count data is also saved to a faultcounts.csv file for each class that the course designer can open in Excel.
  • The Stagger Viewer now has an expanded view that shows the horse and rider. You can switch between regular and expanded view with a new button on the title bar, or you can just double-click on the title bar.
Changes in 4.1.1.1 released on Sep. 15, 2015
  • A new command line function has been added that lets you add a horse and rider to the current class. Example: >ad 451 "Jennifer Carson"  (adds entry number 451 with rider Jennifer Carson)
  • A new command line function has been added that lets you change the rider for an entry in the current class. Example: >cr 351 "Bill Smith" (changes rider for entry 351 to Bill Smith)
  • A new command line function has been added that lets you mark an entry as withdrawn from the current class. Example: >wd 409 (marks entry 409 as withdrawn)
  • While entering jump results, you can now use the Shift+Enter keystrokes to tab backwards.
  • The use of the Split function of the built-in timer has been improved for Power & Speed classes.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing the class results email content to be cut off in the email window.
Changes in 4.1.0.1 released on Sep. 6, 2015
  • Some bug fixes and scoresheet improvements have been implemented for Table III (faults converted) scoring.
  • The 45 second clock is now more useful as it can now be used to time the horse & rider between obstacles. The 45 second clock was also moved below the main timer display. Note: the 45 second clock can be turned on/off from the Settings screen.

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