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Old 30-01-2011, 09:42   #181
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Sorry Tore, think I see my typing error. please try V2.2.5
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Paul..

This time no error mesage after file name entry but then was left hanging with GE display.
Did not produce .kap file.

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15:30:16 Google Earth Version=5.2.1 5
15:30:16 Starting Calibration
15:30:16 CURRENT DIRECTORY=D:\PROGRAM FILES\GE2KAP
15:30:17 Chart file name:\PROGRAM FILES\GE2KAP\Ushuaia-2.kap
15:30:17 Camera: Latitude=-54.8263063053212 Longitude=-68.2909506811839 Range=16133.9648717022
15:30:17 Camera: Azimuth=1.27222187258541E-14 Altitude=0 Tilt=0
15:30:17 Saving Image. Please do not enter anything.
15:30:33 Found Window:Google Earth
15:30:34 Sending Ctrl+Alt+S to GE
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Really strange because it works fine on my Vista and XP computers. What I find interesting is the time that takes to find the Google Earth window, ie: 16 seconds. Did you have Google Earth started when you did the test? Also, if you go to the Google Earth window and enter Ctrl+Alt+s, does the Save As window come up?

If you don't mind I'll send you another copy of GE2KAP via email with much more diagnostic information so I can try to figure out the problem.

Does the new version work for anyone else?

I've wrote a new version that I will release shortly that supports overlaying an image by overlaying it directly in GE at the correct position. This allows you to manually correct it on GE before you create the KAP file.
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Old 31-01-2011, 06:54   #184
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Beta Test

new beta with DLL works ok.
New save file dialog box is both functioning and logical
Time to bring up save as in GE During the create KAP process) is about 2 seconds. It does leave you with a GE screen so I have to move to GE2Kap by using ALT Tab in windows

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I start GE2KAP, open GE, select the area, enter the file path and name, the save window pops up immediately with a blank line, then after 15 seconds or so I get this error message

(Latest Vista)

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16:14:42 INFO: Option file:GEKAP.Options.txt not found!
16:14:42 GE2KAP version is:V2.2.5
16:14:42 IMS Utility version is:REXX-ooRexx_4.0.1(MT) 4.0.1
16:14:42 O/S is:WindowsNT 6.00
16:14:42 RXFUNCADD RC=0
16:14:42 Version: ImageMagick 6.6.6-7 2010-12-22 Q16 http://www.imagemagick.org
16:16:31 Google Earth Version=6.0.1 5
16:16:31 Starting Calibration
16:16:31 CURRENT DIRECTORY=C:\Users\Franšois\Desktop\GE2KAP\KAP
16:16:31 Chart file name:C:\Users\Franšois\Desktop\GE2KAP\KAP\HOUAT.KA P
16:16:31 Camera: Latitude=47.3846965041819 Longitude=-2.94492269482656 Range=2419.2693064463
16:16:31 Camera: Azimuth=-1.75808534668359E-02 Altitude=0 Tilt=0
16:16:31 Saving Image. Please do not enter anything.
16:16:31 Found Window:Google Earth
16:16:31 Sending Ctrl+Alt+S to GE
16:17:05 Error: Unable to find Save As window.
Start Google Earth and try again.
16:17:05 Error: Calibration Failed!

Error: Unable to find Save As window.
Start Google Earth and try again.

Please try again.
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Old 31-01-2011, 08:32   #186
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Really strange because it works fine on my Vista and XP computers. What I find interesting is the time that takes to find the Google Earth window, ie: 16 seconds.

There seems to be no delay with me

Did you have Google Earth started when you did the test?

Starting GE after GE2KAP has been started

Also, if you go to the Google Earth window and enter Ctrl+Alt+s, does the Save As window come up?

Yes

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You can

rule out the non-ascii 'š' (c cedilla) in the path name as the root of the problem. Putting it elsewhere with a 'decent' all-ascii pathname won't help.
There is an empty 'chart_name'.bmp in the KAP folder. The GE Save as Window would output a .jpg file. Is that correct ?
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Old 31-01-2011, 09:55   #188
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Well I can see what sailoT54's problem is: I'm looking for a "Save As" window but yours is the French translation "Enregister Sous" so it never finds it. Have to think about that.
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OK I have loaded the new version at: www.gdayii.ca/Downloads

This one uses the new technique to overlay both charts and image files. It does it on GE before you create the KAP file so you can visually adjust the image with GE it if it not quite right.

Please read the GE2KAP_README to see how to overlay an image.

Hopefully it corrects the language problem too.
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One last issue with that f... frog Vista
My GE2KAP folder is now translated as GEÚKap, which causes an error...

Added: '2' on French keyboard (top row (not counting the F.. row) third key from left) is CAP-Ú..., not so on German, English..ones
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20:08:43 INFO: Option file:GEKAP.Options.txt not found!
20:08:43 GE2KAP version is:V3.0.0
20:08:43 IMS Utility version is:REXX-ooRexx_4.0.1(MT) 4.0.1
20:08:43 O/S is:WindowsNT 6.00
20:08:43 RXFUNCADD RC=0
20:08:44 Version: ImageMagick 6.6.6-7 2010-12-22 Q16 http://www.imagemagick.org
20:10:29 Google Earth Version=6.0.1 5
20:10:29 Starting Calibration
20:10:29 CURRENT DIRECTORY=C:\GE2KAP\KAP
20:10:29 Chart file name:C:\GE2KAP\KAP\Houat.kap
20:10:29 Camera: Latitude=47.3875828563256 Longitude=-2.94840834793159 Range=2021.24264083518
20:10:29 Camera: Azimuth=1.84438011100241E-03 Altitude=0 Tilt=0
20:10:29 Saving Image. Please do not enter anything.
20:10:29 Searching for window:Google Earth
20:10:29 Found window:Google Earth Class:QWidget
20:10:29 Found Window:Google Earth
20:10:30 Sending Ctrl+Alt+S to GE
20:10:30 Searching for window with class:#32770
20:10:30 Found window:Enregistrer sous Class:#32770
20:10:30 Found Window:Enregistrer sous
20:10:30 Scanning for Edit field
20:10:30 Window:Edit
20:10:31 Deleting old filename:C:\GE2KAP\KAP\Houat.jpg
20:10:31 Typing:C:\GE2KAP\KAP\Houat.jpg in Save As Edit field
20:10:31 Seeing if saved filename:C:\GE2KAP\KAP\Houat.jpg
20:10:41 Bringing our window back to foreground
20:10:41 Searching for window:Google Earth to KAP V3.0.0
20:10:41 Found window:Google Earth to KAP V3.0.0 Class:#32770
20:10:42 UPPER LEFT=47.3934275480556 -2.96391190055866
20:10:42 LOWER RIGHT=47.3817360748017 -2.93290823378665
20:10:42 UPPER RIGHT=47.3934268722711 -2.93290423958795
20:10:42 LOWER LEFT=47.3817367504363 -2.96390901806727
20:10:42 CENTER SCREEN=47.3875828563256 -2.94840834793159
20:10:42 LATDIFF=0.0116914732539 LONDIFF=0.03100366677201
20:10:42 LATDIFF LEFT=0.0116907976193 LATDIFF RIGHT=0.0116907974694 DIFF=0.0000000001499
20:10:42 LONDIFF TOP=0.03100766097071 LONDIFF BOTTOM=0.03100078428062 DIFF=0.00000687669009
20:10:42 ERROR: Unable to find the JPG file you saved in GE
20:10:42 Error: Calibration Failed!
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Old 31-01-2011, 17:28   #191
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Does work

in basic mode (no time to test overlay yet) renaming my folder GEKAP and hitting the 'save' button on the 'Save as' window.
I don't quite understand why I have to hit the 'save' button, though
I'm not concerned with the .jpg file as I want a .kap file which I have already labelled... I am missing something ?
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Overlay from OpenCPN works a treat But get error when trying to create the kap file I have turned up diagnostics in the options file and her is the report

I also get a save as window asking for a jpg file name

07:33:28 GE2KAP version is:V3.0.0
07:33:28 IMS Utility version is:REXX-ooRexx_4.0.1(MT) 4.0.1
07:33:28 O/S is:WindowsNT 5.01
07:33:28 RXFUNCADD RC=0
07:33:28 Version: ImageMagick 6.6.3-3 2010-08-05 Q16 http://www.imagemagick.org
07:33:49 Overlay file selected:C:\Documents and Settings\Richard\Desktop\test.jpg
07:33:49 Overlay File is =C:\Documents and Settings\Richard\Desktop\test.jpg
07:33:49 Overlaying chart/image file on Google Earth:
C:\Documents and Settings\Richard\Desktop\test.jpg
Wait until GE loads the overlay, it may take a few minutes...
Then adjust the image as necessary on Google Earth and press OK.

Then press Create Kap on GE2KAP.
07:33:49 UL=1 37.036171 27.418133 2011-02-01T05:18:41Z test.gpx
07:33:49 LR=2 37.030176 27.435429 2011-02-01T05:19:05Z test.gpx
07:33:49 Searching for window:Google Earth
07:33:49 Found window:Google Earth Class:QWidget
07:33:49 Found Window:Google Earth
07:33:50 Sending r to GE to straighten it
07:33:50 Sending Ctrl+SHIFT+O to GE
07:33:50 Searching for window with class:QTool
07:33:50 Found window:Google Earth - New Image Overlay Class:QTool
07:33:50 Found Window:Google Earth - New Image Overlay
07:33:50 NORTHLAT=37.036171 SOUTHLAT=37.030176 WESTLON=27.418133 EASTLON=27.435429
07:33:50 Sending:test<TAB>C:\Documents and Settings\Richard\Desktop\test.jpg<TAB><TAB><TAB><R IGHT><RIGHT><RIGHT><RIGHT><TAB>37.036171<TAB>27.43 5429<TAB>37.030176<TAB>27.418133
07:33:57 Bringing our window back to foreground
07:33:57 Searching for window:Google Earth to KAP V3.0.0
07:33:57 Found window:Google Earth to KAP V3.0.0 Class:#32770
07:36:15 Overlay file selected:C:\Documents and Settings\Richard\Desktop\test4.kap
07:36:22 INFO: Setting Elevation Exaggeration to zero
07:36:23 Google Earth Version=5.2.1 5
07:36:23 Starting Calibration
07:36:23 CURRENT DIRECTORY=C:\Earth to Kap
07:36:23 Chart file name:C:\Documents and Settings\Richard\Desktop\test4.kap
07:36:23 Camera: Latitude=37.0330030525371 Longitude=27.4263429523353 Range=1282.15628254466
07:36:23 Camera: Azimuth=-2.22638827702446E-14 Altitude=0 Tilt=0
07:36:23 Saving Image. Please do not enter anything.
07:36:23 Searching for window:Google Earth
07:36:23 Found window:Google Earth Class:QWidget
07:36:23 Found Window:Google Earth
07:36:24 Sending Ctrl+Alt+S to GE
07:36:24 Searching for window with class:#32770
07:36:24 Found window: Class:#32770
07:36:24 Found Window:
07:36:24 Scanning for Edit field
07:36:24 Error: Unable to find Save As Edit window.
Start Google Earth and try again.
07:36:24 INFO: Resetting Elevation Exaggeration to 2
07:36:24 Error: Calibration Failed!

Error: Unable to find Save As Edit window.
Start Google Earth and try again.

Please try again.


I note you have a transparancy option the the option file Can we at some stage use a gif file as the overlay as its easy to manually set the transparency color and GE accepts this type as an overlay with transparency preserved.

As postive point your beta accepts the gpx file and converts it to coodinates in GE and accurately overlays the image

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OK I believe the new upload fixes both these problems.

You should not have to press enter on Save As. What I'm doing is telling GE to save the image so I can process it.

You shoiuld be OK with the French names. It finds it another way.

Yes I have the field for the transparancy but its hidden until I can figure it out. I know you guys some how did that ?? I'll try the GIF file.

Please give the new version a whirl, we'll get it yet.
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Unable to find GE

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Bug free

new beta works fine both to produce kap from GE and when overlay image is selected and combind kap is produced.

we generated a transparent gif by using photopaint or snagit to select a color as transparant. As GE will happily overlay a gif image the we need to be able to select a gif file as the image file to overlay and then produce the combined kap chart as before.

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