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Old 12-06-2018, 22:58   #1351
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

GE2KAP.V30.0.1.0 is now available. It fixes some problems with very large polygons and quilting. Also corrects the Navionic colors.
You can get it by pressing the "Check for Updates" on the option page of an older version or from the Download page of my website: Sample.
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Hi all,

Not impressed with the GE2KAP (GE2KAP 30.0.0.1) tiling i am getting at the moment. Currently getting large areas that are not generated, below has large blank boxes as shown at the end of this post.

Also when i run polygon track, there are often red areas that haven't been captured correctly.

Setting i typically run are quilting, wide, set wide path at 5nm and height of 2000m.

I am fairly new to this program so might require settings change.

What GE Bottom Crop Amount do people have on. 102?

Before i run GE2KAP i change my screen resolution down from 1920x1080 to 1366x768.

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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

nzldude, I assume you mean V3.0.1.0 ??

Yes there is a problem with large polygons, I should have a fix soon.

You seem to be at rather old version of Google Earth which may be causing your crashes. I suggest you uninstall your current version of Google earth and install V7.1.2 from my website, here is the link to download it:

http://www.gdayii.ca/Downloads/googl...1.2.2041.1.exe

If you are having trouble with wide paths and you are at GE2KAP.V30.0.1.0 then email me the GE2KAP.log, the path file you used and a screenshot of the problem. My email is in the the Help (press F1).

Oh, and yes use 102 as the crop amount
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Hi phiggins,

Thank you very much for the rapid response.
I updated google earth to the version state in your email, tried to run a small test covering Gold Coast and Brisbane with not much luck, within the first minutes i would get this warning (first attachment).
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I will PM the log to you now. Have tried to attached not much luck.

Much appreciated

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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

I said you should be at GE2KAP.V30.0.1.0 which I believe will fix that problem.
You can download here:
http://www.gdayii.ca/Downloads/GE2KAP.V30.0.1.0.exe
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That test worked perfectly. Thank you again for your help Paul, great bit of software
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OK thanks for the feedback. You still may have problem with the tiling and polygons if it get split. Will have a fix soon.
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

Found some problems creating quilted charts for very large polygons or tiling very large areas.
This should fix it just download from this link and replace the GE2KAP.rex file
in the GE2KAP.V30.0.1.0 directory

https://www.dropbox.com/s/vtb77p75b2...E2KAP.rex?dl=0

BTW: You will need to have GDAL installed to process these very large charts. Its described in the HELP "Installing Geo Support"
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Thanks ive installed GDAL and it seems to have done the job.
Will keep areas to around 500nm long and 20nm wide which should be around 300mb.
Is there a library of kap files we can share Paul?
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OK good.
Are you the one who emailed me the surfer paradise to brisbane.gpx problem?

I keep a library of charts for the Caribbean and parts of Canada on my cloud drive but they would not be useful to you. My friend in the Philippines has an extensive library of charts for Asia. Could put you in touch with him.

I would recommend that you install SasPlanet and use it to make charts from using GE2KAP. I has many sources of maps including Google earth.
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Ok Thanks Paul, will give Sasplanet a go.
Yes i will email you back with your requests.
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

GE2KAP.V30.0.3.0 is now available. It fixes some more problems creating wide path charts. Get the new version by clicking the "Check for Updates" on the Options panel of an older version or by downloading it from the Downloads page of my website: Sample
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Re: Google Earth to BSB / KAP

I would suggest that anyone using GE2KAP should join the the GE2KAP group on Facebook. Lots of users there to give yu advice and Help. Just press the button the Options panel to join.

Here is one the posts I made there:

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Here are the three of the most frequent problems new users of GE2KAP have:

1. They have an unsupported version of Google Earth or Earth Pro installed. The latest versions do not have the API anymore that GE2KAP needs. You must use version V7.1.2 or earlier. Here is the link to the version 7.1.2 I have on my website:
http://www.gdayii.ca/…/googleearth-w...7.1.2.2041.1.…

2. After uninstalling any newer versions of Google Earth they fail to restart Windows before installing the older version. If you don't restart Windows the registery entries will still reflect the newer version and the old version won't work. Restart Windows after uninstalling the new version(s).

3. After correctly installing the older version GE2KAP says it can't find the GE status bar. This is because the Window text size is not 100%. Also the screen resolution may be too high. Open The Help (F1) and read item 8 in the Problems section on how to set these values.
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GE2KAP.V30.0.4.0. I have created a new complete version of GE2KAP with all the latest fixes for wide path. You can get it by pressing the "Check for Updates" button on the options panel or from the Downloads page of my website: Sample
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The new code I put in for wide path made me realize I could use it to process very large polygons. Before the only way I could do this was treat them as a rectangle which created charts for areas outside the polygon. I have created an update for V30.0.4.0 that will create only charts for the polygon area. See the attachments below to see the difference in the chart outlines. To get this update follow the link below to download a new GE2KAP.rex and replace the one in V30.0.4.0 directory.

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