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Old 24-08-2011, 09:23   #391
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

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No, I think you have all of the bases covered and I can work with it the way it is.

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Old 25-08-2011, 06:29   #392
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Eh I do have something. Is it possible for the program to use the mapcal "#" field data instead of inserting GE9999? When displaying a chart in openCPN this value is shown as "ID:"

I assume the field is meant for the chart number. GE2KAP overwrites the input value with GE9999.
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

I'll have to think about that Surveyor. Long ago when I first wrote GE2KAP I think there was some reason I put GE9999 in that field but red wine has long ago destroyed those brain cells that rembered why I put it there. But your request does make sense.
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Would Arsène Titéra who did the English to German translation please email me. I lost your email address.

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my email is phiggins() gmn-usa.com (replace the () with an @)
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Surveyor,

I have a new version that fixes your GE9999 problem. Would you like to test it? If so, please send an email to me: phiggins()gmn-usa.com (replace () with you know what).

This version also changes/fixes:
- Supports Transverse Mercator and Polyconic charts
- Adds new language files for French and updated for German
- expands fields for French
- Puts in correct NU, PR and PP parameters
- Checks accuracy of calibration
- When overlaying on image on GE it crops image to outside border points without need for calibration points at UR and LL.

Thanks and I won't call you whiney crybaby anymore if you test it.
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

BTW: anyone else who wants to test is welcome to.
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

GE2KAP.V8.0.0 is now available at: www.gdayii.ca ...Downloads ...GE2KAP

This version icludes a Help button.

It has a feature that allows you to correct charts/images with bad datum.

It supports Meractor, Transverse Mercator and Polyconic and all the popular datums including Local.

It will correct skewed charts/images automatically.

It corrects the black screen problem when using OpenCPN GE plugin.

Many thanks to all the testers and also to my translators.

Let me know if you have any problems.
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

One user found a problem where it wasn't recognizing non WGS84 datums like WGS72. Also updated the French Help.

Newest version is GE2KAP.V8.0.1 at:
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Paul, check that link...
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

I've just posted How to correct raster charts using GE2KAP program

Many thanks to Paul Higgins for another quality program

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Sorry s/b: www.gdayii.ca
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

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i successfully made a KAP file from google earth using the ge2kap program. I loaded the KAP file to openCPN and it wouldn't show anything.. does enybody have an idea why?
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Ami,

Please send me the log GE2KAP.log after you create the chart and also the .kap file produced. My email address id in the Help file.
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Wow....27 pages to dig through..
My request is for a better help section on simply how to use the program and getting the most out of the functionality.

I think the help section could be dumbded down a little for us who are not too technical.
I know I cant be the only one. With so many revisions, Its hard to know where to look for answers.

Would someone mind simply making a K.I.S.S. tutorial using the newest version(s) and show us step by step how the various overlays work and how they are done?

I would really like to try it out.

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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Boy first everyone complains there is no Help..

Anyway just read the Help ... Running Ge2KAP ..Starting GE2KAP

That is the simplest scenario. Then you can try more complicated things later like overlaying an image.
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