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Old 24-06-2012, 05:27   #616
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

GE2KAP.V9.4.8
There were some problems with V9.4.0 so I have uploaded V9.4.8 you can get here www.gdayii.ca/Downloads something's wrong with the home page.

The things that have been changed:
- Unable to use OpenCPN Plugin.
- I no longer minimize all the windows
- Only take one snapshot of GE, it was taking two.
- The editor used when you press the View Chart is the same editor that is specified in the Image Editor field.
-The calibrated BMP and CHARTCAL.DIR are created in the same directory as the chart if that checkbox is checked.

The last change allows users of ORUXMaps to upload charts created by GE2KAP to their Android phones very easily.
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

GE2KAP.V9.4.11
Well we found some more problems with the previous version, that could lockup your system. So please use this version. You can download it at
www.gdayii.ca/Downloads ...GE2KAP.zip

Still have problems with the Home page on my website. I think Whitey ate it.
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Forgot to tell you the the password to unzip is: phiggins
You should unzip to some directory like C:\GE2KAP
Then open the readme.html and click on GE2KAP to see the Help instructions.
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Hi Paul,

I tried GE2KAP on W7 with SamsungNC110 NetBook with 1024x600 screen resolution. But always got this eror message

:ERROR: NOSTRING occurred at line:10554
Content of line:
self~logmsg('GetDib cursor_box_start=' cursor_box_start' cursor_box_end='cursor_box_end)

Then I began to try the other resolutions.

GE2KAP did not work till I set the screen resolution to 1152x864. However after it began to work under 1152x864 resolution, could not fix the true calibration and could not finalize the task.

Here is the lates lines from the log:

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20:37:58 Overlay_Image Rechecking fields Sending:<TAB>
20:37:58 SendKeysToWindow:Google Earth - New Image Overlay MSG=<TAB>
20:37:59 SendKeysToWindow:Google Earth - New Image Overlay MSG=<CTRL>C
20:37:59 Overlay_Image 6. Field=180 0.000'W
20:37:59 Overlay_Image 6. Field=-180 ORG=22.28048333333333
20:37:59 Waiting for image editor %s to load
20:37:59 Error: Unable to add overlay file:
C:\DUMMY\OPENCPN_DMY.BMP
20:37:59 Calibrate Enabling Create Kap Button
20:37:59 1. Bring my window to foreground
20:37:59 Bring_To_Foreground window:GE to KAP V9.4.11
20:37:59 Bring_To_Foreground leaving foreground window is:GE to KAP V9.4.11 State=Enabled Visible Foreground
20:37:59 My window state=Enabled Visible Foreground
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Hi,

Im an OCPN user for quite some time now and wanted to try creating chart overlays.

I downloaded GE2KAP V9.4.11 this week. Read this whole post, read valhalla's howto's and still... after starting the program it tries to create the chart, and at a certain point it stops with a beep and a message in the GE2KAP program "Error: unable to add overlay file C:\DUMMY\OPENCPN_DMY.BMP

I'm obviously missing something but can't figure out what. Can anybody out here help me please?

Greetings

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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

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a message in the GE2KAP program "Error: unable to add overlay file C:\DUMMY\OPENCPN_DMY.BMP
Your screen shot shows that you did not put the suffix .kap after the chart name. Perhaps that is the problem?

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Thank you Terry for replying but putting .kap after the filename is not the solution. Any other suggestion?

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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

luuzz...

I did a test with the same version of GE2KAP and the same settings as shown in your attachment,running under Win7 and all worked normally.

The error message you got is typical when you happen to touch the mouse during the map searing period,even the smallest movement will stop the operation. DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING until you are asked to use the calibration and overlay slider.

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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Hello Tore,

Thank you for thinking with me, but I now have disconnected my mouse using the touchpad of my laptop only but the error still shows! I'm running Windows XP with OCPN version 3.01 and a Dutch localised version of GE (V6.1.0.5001).
I can see GE2KAP create the overlay in GE and adjusting it. I see it check the coordinates and then it stops with a beep and error. It seems to me that it should save a temp image. When trying to open it with view.exe it cannot find the image.
any other suggestions?

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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Hello Tore / Terry

Figured it out :-))) (after 3 nights of trial and error) It seems GE2KAP only speaks english. I changed the language of GE from Dutch to English et voila... Just created my first GE2KAP overlay yippeee.

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Figured it out :-))) (after 3 nights of trial and error) It seems GE2KAP only speaks english. I changed the language of GE from Dutch to English et voila... Just created my first GE2KAP overlay yippeee.

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Glad you found the answer and good information for others.

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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Terry..

Try setting the threshold level to 20%... (just for the hell of it!!)

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Terry..

Try setting the threshold level to 20%... (just for the hell of it!!)

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I don't see any difference between 10% and increments up to 50% nor even with the threshold turned off. Perhaps it a function of my using an older beta version of GE

But that doesn't bother me since I always use a semi-transparent overlay to my liking.

What did you have in mind to demonstrate?

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Just pulling all the bells.. he he

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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

GE2KAP.V9.4.13

Just uploaded a new version to www.gdayii.ca/Downloads

Fixes a problem using the GIMP-2.8 image editor and also a problem using a route to create charts.

Download GE2KAP.ZIP the password to unzip is: phiggins
You should unzip to some directory like C:\GE2KAP
Then open the readme.html and click on GE2KAP to see the Help instructions.
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