The link worked for me this AM. And I was able to select, and ADD the charts to the charts tab that I wanted. A huge thanks !!!
Now another newb ? I checked off all the coastal states and the detail looks great, but I wonder if adding some of the charts for smaller areas will give even more detail. For example the noaa interactive catalog shows numerous charts available for the Seattle Puget Sound
area. Will ADDing some of these give me even more details than the Mexican Boarder to Dixon entrance does ? My favorite chart thus far btw...
A confirmation of the time it takes to download just the coastal states.
Good time to go fix breakfast, get a massage, a haircut( if your lucky enough to still have hair), and give the dog a bath...
And lastly I am in awe of how it worked once the link worked for me. Even put all of the charts in a folder, marked Charts, well duh, and stuck it in my Documents library. I started to add more charts to that folder but feared it might screw it up.
I do think I will make some notes from a newbs view for other newbs.
that simple step of putting the noaa downloads into another folder was a 'well I be damned' moment for me.
If I can do this, anyone can, but I am going to talk one of my sisters into
being my test dummy on a Newbs how to thread I want to do. She knows nothing
about sailing, and can only do pics, email
, and facebook on her PC. This might be a dangerous mission !
The help and manual sections on the open cpn
page are useful, but I believe How To's could be even more useful posted here on CF in a sticky perhaps ? I believe most end users probably learn of open cpn
here on CF.
Originally Posted by travellerw
Alright.. I had a couple of hours to kill today so I updated the tool. You can now download by state.
The download link is the same. Its still super small to download.