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Old 15-02-2010, 22:04   #166
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I'm trying to use a small Toughbook to run OpenCPN but the status bar font is unreadably small - the screen is only an 8.4" 800x600 and OpenCPN uses a VERY small font for the status bar with that screen size. Is there any way to increase the font size here? The only font choices in 'settings' don't seem to affect the status bar.
This seems to be the most common feature request at the moment.. Personally I tend to think you want to preserve as much of those 600 px for chart as you can get, considering the gps data is displayed on all the raymarine gimmicks anyhow.. It's a matter of taste really

There's a workaround for changing it in one of the threads kiwi, take a look around.
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Status bar fonts

I've searched but couldn't find a work-around....

Something that seems to be missed in many discussions on consoles/status bars etc is that on a small craft the laptop may be the only large display, and hence it is v useful to have lat/lon etc. Plus cursor position, distance to cursor etc aren't on a GPS display......
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Old 16-02-2010, 02:28   #168
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I've already highlighted this in another thread - try Polar Navy PolarCOM to display GPS data on nice big displays
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I've already highlighted this in another thread - try Polar Navy PolarCOM to display GPS data on nice big displays
Thanks, I was aware of that, but it doesn't really address the issue..there's no cursor lat/lon, distance to cursor etc. Nothing really replaces a proper inbuilt console, it's a shame OpenCPN doesn't have one, it could be switchable for those purists that don't want clutter.

Either that, or just making the font size choosable for the status bar would solve my issue.
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I had asked for help with french language which was not working with Ubuntu Karmic. I have find and it is working now. So I put here what I have done, it could help someone who has the same problem with french or other languages.

I have installed Opencpn from the cvs and the file "opencpn_fr_FR.mo" was put in :

/usr/local/share/locale/fr/LC_MESSAGES/opencpn_fr_FR.mo

and it doesn't work. So I have copied this file and I put it in :

usr/share/locale/fr/LC_MESSAGES/opencpn_fr_FR.mo

and it works.

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Thanks, I was aware of that, but it doesn't really address the issue..there's no cursor lat/lon, distance to cursor etc. Nothing really replaces a proper inbuilt console, it's a shame OpenCPN doesn't have one, it could be switchable for those purists that don't want clutter.

Either that, or just making the font size choosable for the status bar would solve my issue.
I liked the suggestion so much I am stealing this request for PolarView - I hope you don't mind I am not sure why no one asked (me, it looks like someone asked here) before, but the idea of having lat/lon/bearing/distance on screen is actually quite good.
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NMEA 0180 output

I have an acquaintance with an ancient wheelpilot that only works with NMEA 0180 input. Can the OpenCPN be modified to do that?
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OpencCPN and Gentoo Linux

Many time I am tried compile OpenCPN. On a different computers (Pentium 3, Celeron, Asus Eee-PC with Atom N270), but the same OS.

Under Wine (from .exe) she is setups and startling without problem.

Under Gentoo Linux error: "Segmentation fault". In system log:
"kernel: opencpn[31680]: segfault at 4 ip 08082854 sp bfadf588 error 4 in opencpn[8048000+209000]".

I am tried stable and development version, different "build types", two versions of wxGTK...

Compile without errors... But not start.

My last config.log
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Many time I am tried compile OpenCPN. On a different computers (Pentium 3, Celeron, Asus Eee-PC with Atom N270), but the same OS.

Under Wine (from .exe) she is setups and startling without problem.

Under Gentoo Linux error: "Segmentation fault". In system log:
"kernel: opencpn[31680]: segfault at 4 ip 08082854 sp bfadf588 error 4 in opencpn[8048000+209000]".

I am tried stable and development version, different "build types", two versions of wxGTK...

Compile without errors... But not start.

My last config.log
Difficult to say what you're up against here, but let's try a few things.
If you start from the command line
Code:
$opencpn
What is the output?
Any output in the opencpn log file?
Run opencpn through the gdb, gnu debugger. Follow these instructions
to use the ddd frontend.

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Difficult to say what you're up against here, but let's try a few things.
If you start from the command line
Code:
$opencpn
What is the output?
Any output in the opencpn log file?
Run opencpn through the gdb, gnu debugger. Follow these instructions
to use the ddd frontend.

Thomas
Ok.

Start program:
Code:
$ ./opencpn
$ Segmentation fault
In system log
Code:
opencpn[29508]: segfault at 4 ip 08082854 sp bfcb3068 error 4 in opencpn[8048000+209000]
and ddd output:
Code:
Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x08082854 in wxStringBase::GetStringData (this=0x4) at /usr/include/wx-2.8/wx/string.h:265
Backtrace from ddd in attached image.

Current Config.log.

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I have an acquaintance with an ancient wheelpilot that only works with NMEA 0180 input. Can the OpenCPN be modified to do that?
It depends on what you mean by "Can the OpenCPN be modified to do that".

If the question is "is it possible for someone to do this", the answer is "yes, it can be done". Feel free to do it and maybe we can work out donating the code back.

If the question is "will someone do this for me", the answer is "not likely - but good luck finding someone to do it". Showing that the work would be used by many people would increase the chance. Or with a search you might find just the right person who has the ability, the time, and an old NMEA 0180 unit themselves.

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Andrew,

Great - the stack backtrace tells all. It appears that the problem is in getting the default language - it doesn't look like there is one, and the code isn't handling it very well currently. What is your lang and locale setup?

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Andrew,

Great - the stack backtrace tells all. It appears that the problem is in getting the default language - it doesn't look like there is one, and the code isn't handling it very well currently. What is your lang and locale setup?

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Thank you, Mark!

My locale settings:
Code:
$locale
LANG=ru_RU.UTF8
LC_CTYPE="ru_RU.UTF8"
LC_NUMERIC="ru_RU.UTF8"
LC_TIME="ru_RU.UTF8"
LC_COLLATE="ru_RU.UTF8"
LC_MONETARY="ru_RU.UTF8"
LC_MESSAGES="ru_RU.UTF8"
LC_PAPER="ru_RU.UTF8"
LC_NAME="ru_RU.UTF8"
LC_ADDRESS="ru_RU.UTF8"
LC_TELEPHONE="ru_RU.UTF8"
LC_MEASUREMENT="ru_RU.UTF8"
LC_IDENTIFICATION="ru_RU.UTF8"
LC_ALL=
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Thank you very much, Mark!!!!

After small changes in locale OpenCPN started and worked!
Great!

My current locale:

Code:
$locale
LANG=
LC_CTYPE="ru_RU.UTF-8"
LC_NUMERIC="ru_RU.UTF-8"
LC_TIME="ru_RU.UTF-8"
LC_COLLATE="ru_RU.UTF-8"
LC_MONETARY="ru_RU.UTF-8"
LC_MESSAGES="ru_RU.UTF-8"
LC_PAPER="ru_RU.UTF-8"
LC_NAME="ru_RU.UTF-8"
LC_ADDRESS="ru_RU.UTF-8"
LC_TELEPHONE="ru_RU.UTF-8"
LC_MEASUREMENT="ru_RU.UTF-8"
LC_IDENTIFICATION="ru_RU.UTF-8"
LC_ALL=ru_RU.UTF-8
Kindly regards,
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What happened to www.opencpn.org Seems to have been taken over by BIG DADDY! (who or whatever that is)

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