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Old 03-04-2010, 09:32   #1
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KAP-File Utility

I have written (or at least tried to ) a (Windows - sorry Linux and Mac guys) GUI for the several commandline tools such as mc2bsbh (thanks to Dan) and the libbsb tools.

The program is written in VB.net and it is my first attempt to create a Visual Basic application.

It is still an alpha version, but it would be great if someone will give it a try and report some feedback (bugs, feature requests).

The program supports English and German (depends on the system settings).

The needed commandline tools are included as well as a version of GraphicsMagick (it's a forke of ImageMagick - half of size and faster in processing).

As usual here in the forum just remove the .doc file ending. KAP-File_Utility.exe is a selfextracting archive file. No installation needed, but the MS NET Framework.

Thanks for testing and feedback!

A short article in German can be found here: KAP-File Utility | OpenCPN.de

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Download: http://opencpn.de/sites/default/file...le_Utility.exe

BTW: As you all know, my English skills aren't the best. So if you could have a look for typos and wording in general ...
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Old 23-04-2010, 22:39   #2
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Error message with kapgen

Have tried your utility looks great but i get error message when the image loads in the Gui and Kapgen has to close down

I am running win Xp

Do you have a later version for me to try

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Richard,

sorry for answering that late, but I was very busy.

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... but i get error message when the image loads in the Gui and Kapgen has to close down
yes unfortunately this happens very often.
I am not quite sure what goes wrong or why it happens.

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Do you have a later version for me to try
No, not at the moment.
First I have to find out what the problem is.

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If there is anybody who has a certain knowledge of Visual Basic any help would be very much appreciated

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Old 27-10-2011, 09:40   #4
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Re: KAP-File Utility

When I click on the exe, it opens the CMD prompt window for a split second then closes... Any ideas? Tried this in both windows 7 and XP...

thanks for any help in advance.

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Re: KAP-File Utility

Hello Gunther,

I try your software. Windows XP, netbook ASUS 1001HA.

And it seem that it work correctly.

Nice.

I extract the .tiff and the .png without problem.

I run GE2KAP for realize a charcal.dir and then I have used this Charcal.dir in your soft. The ".hdr" file was created correctly.

It seem that all is ok.

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Re: KAP-File Utility

I've installed it in Windows 7 x64. KAP-File Utility.exe always want to install GraphicsMagic, even if its fully installed (GraphicsMagic). I tried restarting... anybody else encountering troubles?
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I've installed it in Windows 7 x64. KAP-File Utility.exe always want to install GraphicsMagic, even if its fully installed (GraphicsMagic). I tried restarting... anybody else encountering troubles?
I have tried KAP-File Utility on two machines and it crashes on both.

Lenovo S100 with Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit)
ASUS EeePC with Windows XP

The program seems to run fine until I try to make the KAP image.

The images have .hdr files and are in .tif format.



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Re: KAP-File Utility

i think gunter has explained that it is only alpha. What kap file will do every time without fail for you is create the .hdr file from the charcal.dir file from Mapcal. Thanks for this part of the prog. Saves me having to run from command line. I think the utility is open source will someone step up and cure the bug. I feel its something minor but beyond my limited brain capacity


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