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Old 16-06-2011, 12:02   #1
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Is tracking on or off?

I am using v2.3.1

I may be stupid but when using the toggle tracking button - how do you know whether tracking has been activated or stopped? Is there an indication on the screen I haven't seen or do you have to wait to see whether the track appears behind the 'boat'.
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Old 16-06-2011, 12:45   #2
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Re: Is tracking on or off?

The square around the toggle icon is shown as a single line (switched off) or as a double line (switched on).
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Old 16-06-2011, 12:46   #3
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Re: Is tracking on or off?

The buttons in the ToolBar becomes slightly larger and grayer when the are pressed on. Also what NAV says.
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Old 16-06-2011, 14:57   #4
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Re: Is tracking on or off?

Mine may not be the only set of eyes that have trouble distinguishing these fine details. Particularly with the track, tide and currents icons I have great difficulty detecting whether they are "on" or "off".
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Old 19-06-2011, 06:51   #5
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Re: Is tracking on or off?

Hi
<As I use OpenCPN during my summer trip, I erased my trace by error. I would like to restore it on my file in order to keep my trip in mind
Is someone can help me on this matter ?
Thank's a lot.
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Old 19-06-2011, 14:21   #6
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Re: Is tracking on or off?

If you still have the OpenCPN logfile, download https://github.com/downloads/nohal/L...kExtractor.exe and you can reconstruct the track from the logbook entries there.
If you don't have the log anymore, the track is gone unfortunately.

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Old 23-06-2011, 13:35   #7
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Re: Is tracking on or off?

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The buttons in the ToolBar becomes slightly larger and grayer when the are pressed on. Also what NAV says.
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I agree, itīs very difficult to see whether it's on or off.
I had to look at the example and compare with my own screen for quite a while before I saw the difference.
The same goes for current and tide.
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