FEATURE REQUEST :
I've been doing a bit of playing around with OpenCPN
and it's a wonderful tool. One aspect is the navigation bar at the bottom where you have green and blue buttons to represent ENC
vs RNC maps.
The issue I find difficult is switching between the maps as they both have information on.
What I would like to see is this (aligned green and blue buttons):
Green bar ==> Map1 Map2 <blank> Map3 Map4
Blue Bar ==> Map1 Map2 Map2a Map3 Map4
The Maps would correspond to the same scale (eg 1:20000 = Map1, 1:40000 = Map2, 1:50000 = Map2a, 1:80000 = Map3, 1:120000 = Map4, etc).
A blank area would be inserted for no corresponding map. This way it becomes obvious on which map you need to select to not lose your chart info or zoom scale. It also shows you what charts may be missing or need to be added.
BTW, having this would also allow you to overlay the ENC
on the RNC map by potentially highlighting both corresponding green/blue buttons. Just a thought for some Alpha blending in the future...
I've also found a discrepancy. The measure tool 'M' is in metres even when the distance is in Nautical Miles. This is kind weird as you are mixing metric with imperial units.
I typically use Nautical Miles and Feet. My soundings are in feet too. When larger distances of nautical miles are measured all is great and the units are nautical miles.
Maybe there should be a unit selection for the 'M' tool as an option too ?
Great work though I must admit. Keep it up, we appreciate it !! :-)