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Old 20-06-2011, 00:44   #346
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

OK I have added a program called demo.exe to View the Chart rather than use ImageMagick's imdisplay. So now you should not need Imagemagick.

Please try V5.0.1 at: www.gdayii.ca\Downloads - GE2KAP
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Old 20-06-2011, 02:13   #348
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Do we have to pay for GE2KAP? The download seems to require a password to unzip and I haven't seen it mentioned (am now going back through the whole thread to see if I've missed something).

Cheers, PT.

Edit: Please Ignore, just found the password.
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

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OK I have added a program called demo.exe to View the Chart rather than use ImageMagick's imdisplay. So now you should not need Imagemagick.

Please try V5.0.1 at: www.gdayii.ca\Downloads - GE2KAP
Works fine with ImageMagick out of the way
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Thanks Sailor F54. What operating system do you use?
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Wow what an improvement in speed!
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

I am having an interesting problem.

I installed the new version at home last night and everything worked fine. Today I installed the new version on my laptop and all I get is this message;

Error: Unable to find the file we saved in GE:C:\tempGEKAP\tempf.bmp

I have restarted the google, restarted GE2KAP, restarted the laptop. I have watched the tempGEKAP directory while GE2KAP is running and it in fact does not create the tempf.bmp file.

I uninstalled GEv5.135 and installed v6.03 which gives the same results. The old version of GE2KAP works just fine btw.

Any ideas how to fix this?
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Hi!
I have the same Problem on my PC, as "Surveyor" described.

After some code-reading and reading the whole Thread, I think there is a problem with the "Save as.." command from GE.
To open this dialog-box I have to press ALT-S ! NOT CTRL-ALT-S!
Perhaps this is only a problem with the german version of GE 6.x

GE2KAP doesn't create an error log, so it should be an external error...
This is only a personal guess. Perhaps somone has already a solution.

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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Pakthan,

GE2KAP no longer issues a CTL anything. It takes an internal snapshot of the GE window and stores it as a BMP file in the tempGEKAP directory.

GE2KAP V5.0.1 seems to have a problem taking this snapshot if the window handle is above a certain value. I have just loaded a new version V5.0.3 that should correct this problem.

And GE2KAP does create a log called GE2KAP.log. If your options in explorer don't show the filetype, it may look like txt file.

Please try the new version and give me feedback please:

www.gdayii.ca\Downloads - GE2KAP

If it fails send me the log....PLEASE
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

The problem may be that the the new version is so fast that on a fast computer I try to take the snapshot before the GE window is in the foreground. So I added some code to put it in the forground.

I just uploaded GE2KAP V5.0.4
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I just uploaded GE2KAP V5.0.4
Yes, I know, release betas often...
You might also update your link
At least with me it is (Vista Firefox)
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Went as far as testing V5.0.3, useless now... (OK both with OpenCpn and for transparent chartlets)
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Went as far as testing V5.0.3, useless now... (OK both with OpenCpn and for transparent chartlets)
SailorF54... I'm confused does it work or not? If it doesn't work, please send me the log..thanks
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SailorF54... I'm confused does it work or not? If it doesn't work, please send me the log..thanks
Sorry I should have included a big smiley (I meant useless to report success for 5.0.3, as 5.0.4 is already here)
Both 5.0.3 and 5.0.4 work fine
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@ phiggins
Thanks for the extreme fast response!

Your new version (5.0.4 ) works perfect, and now I can see the GE window comming to fullscreen foreground and then returning to background.

Sorry for my wrong suggestion! Your source code was to difficult for my nonexistent REXX capabilities.

The created KAP file fits exactly into my own digital charts so everything works fine for me.
But one last question:
Can I improve the color (palette) of the taken bmp? In close harbour-pictures its a bit disturbing, if there are large homogen colorareas.
I attached a sample... GE on the left vs KAP on the right!

Anyway: Thank you very much for this program! It's really worth a donation!

Greez
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