How To Customize Default Roles with OS X

LogTen Pro was designed with the needs of all aviators in mind. This means LogTen Pro can be useful for student pilots or commercial airline captains. We also understand some pilots want to track specific data or they don't want to clutter up their screen with data they simply don't use.

Because of individual needs of each pilot, LogTen Pro offers typical roles as well as the option to customize what data you logbook displays. Here's how to set them up:

    LogTen Pro OS X - Typical Role
    LogTen Pro OS X - Custom Role

For iOS users: follow this Step-By-Step Guide.

Before creating a custom role, it's recommended to choose a typical role first. Typical roles open up the categories often used by most of the pilots within that role. So the airline captain would typical use the options that displays with the airline captain role, and a student would typically use the options that display when the student role is selected. Once you have the typical role selected, it's much easier to add/delete specific options.

How to choose a typical role with OS X:

Before creating a custom role, it's recommended to choose a typical role first. Typical roles open up the categories often used by most of the pilots within that role. So the airline captain would typical use the options that displays with the airline captain role, and a student would typically use the options that display when the student role is selected. Once you have the typical role selected, it's much easier to add/delete specific options.

1) On the top menu, you will see a [LogTen Pro] button.

2) Choose [PREFERENCES] from the drop down menu

Tip: Type Command + , to quickly open [PREFERENCES]

3) Choose the [GENERAL] tab from the preference panel

4) Click the blue arrows next to [TYPICAL ROLE] to access the drop down menu. Select the one that best fits your needs.

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When selecting a default role, specific data will auto populate based off Total times or Out/In times. It's recommended that you verify what data is being auto populated to confirm it is correct for your needs. Here's an article to help Understand Auto Fill Times for OS X.

Create a Custom Role With OS X:

NOTE: As mentioned above, it's best to choose a typical role before creating a custom role. This is not necessary, but doing so could save you some time. If you think it will be easier, check out How to choose a typical role with iOS (link above) before continuing.

To access the preference panel, follow steps 1 & 2 above.

1) In the preference panel, choose any one of the category tabs you want to customize

2) Check the boxes that you want shown on your logbook. Clear the check box if you do not want to see the info on your logbook.

3) Notice additional options for adding columns for Custom or Advanced entries.

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When selecting a default role, specific data will auto populate based off Total times or Out/In times. It's recommended that you verify what data is being auto populated to confirm it it's correct for your needs. Here's an article to help Understand Auto Fill Times for OS X.