Template Builder Release Notes

Version 2.3 | Published April 11, 2022 ©

Template Builder Release Notes

Template Builder 2.3.0

Release Date: 2022-04-11

These are the release notes for Template Builder version 2.3.0. This document describes the user-visible changes that have been made to the software since release 2.2.0.

Changes and New Features

  • Scripting: It is now possible to change field values from the script. Please check Viz Pilot Edge User Guide for more information (VPE-4346).

  • Error messages when saving a template are now more explicit (VPE-4366).

  • It's now possible to delete templates using the template list right-click menu (VPE-2846).

  • Custom layout tooltips look better (VPE-4440).

  • Custom layout date fields are now resizable (VPE-4406).

  • The Mosart Timing custom HTML panel sample has been updated (VPE-4059).

  • It is now possible to resize the FieldID column (VPE-3539).

Fixed Issues

  • Improved behavior when trying to type in a field that doesn't have space for more characters (VPE-4399).

  • Made sure the Script Editor suggestions are always visible (VPE-4450).

  • CTRL + SHIFT + S shortcut wrongly allowed "Save As" when the corresponding icon was disabled (VPE-3814).

  • Automatic changes/updates made when opening a template are now clearly indicated with a message to the user (VPE-3982).

  • Users weren't able to leave the Script Editor once tabbed into it (VPE-4324).

  • Setting a value to hidden using the script was interfering with the "hide/show all fields" button (VPE-4343).

Known Issues

System Requirements


There are no known hardware limitations for Template Builder, other than requirements stipulated by newsroom systems hosting the client.


  • Graphic Hub 3.6.0

  • Pilot Data Server 8.9.0

  • Preview Server 4.5.0

  • Viz Artist 4.2.0

  • Viz Engine 4.2.0

Note: Viz Artist 4.2 and Viz Engine 4.2 are required for transition logic and combo template support. See Configuring Viz Artist below.


If running inside a browser, the following minimum requirements apply:

  • Chrome 64 +

  • Safari 11.0 +


Documentation for Template Builder and related software is available at the Vizrt Documentation Center:


Support is available at the Vizrt Support Portal.