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Old 12-07-2011, 19:56   #31
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Re: A Little Help Needed

PaulM...

Aha....

You say that Windows thinks that ownship.xpm is a doc file?
Darn Windows for always hiding the true file extensions in explorer.

Open a dos box, and do a dir listing of the UserIcons directory.
Maybe you will see something unexpected....

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Old 12-07-2011, 20:13   #32
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Ok, It's official my computer is ornery. I tried the “OWNSHIPS” folder. It didn’t work. Did a fresh install. It’s the same. The good news is this is not the computer I use on the boat. It would be nice to be able to change the stock “ownship”. I find it too big. I did notice that even though the file is renamed “ownship.xpm” it’s still a word doc. I agree it's got to be ez.



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...oooooh.you mean windose is protecting you from seeing your file extensions? That'd explain it.

In XP
Goto Start,Control Panel,Folder Options,the "View" tab, and UNcheck "Hide extensions for known file types".


That'd be a "doh" on my part.I forget what the default windoze really is..
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YES!!! Many Thanks to both of you.

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Old 14-07-2011, 18:14   #34
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[QUOTE=HappySeagull;726400]Attachment 29540

This is for telling you that we have been able to change the boat for the ship of Paul and also it works ok with the GPS. Both system Windows XP and Widows 7. Nevertheless, I still thing that one of you should make a plugin for allowing change in the ship dimension (lenght and breadth).
It is probably one of the only thing missing for making a valuable piece of work. Congradulations for the rest of it.
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