Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 14-06-2016, 20:42   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Jan 2016
Posts: 12
Location in status bar

I'm running open CPN on an android tablet ( Xperia z4) and cannot figure out how to display my current location in the status bar. I only see SOG COG & scale in the status bar. This tablet has GPS chip embedded in it and the satellite icon shows it picks up a signal (2-3 green Bars).
Is this because I have no maps loaded, only the general background map? I tried looking into Options and other menus but none helped. i have not downloaded any maps because I'm in the eastern Aegean and I could not find any maps for this area. Are there any Available?

Yoya is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-06-2016, 02:33   #2
Moderator Emeritus
GordMay's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario - 48-29N x 89-20W
Boat: (Cruiser Living On Dirt)
Posts: 32,209
Images: 240
Re: Location in status bar

Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Yoya.
Gord May
"If you didn't have the time or money to do it right in the first place, when will you get the time/$ to fix it?"

GordMay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-06-2016, 18:46   #3
Registered User
yachtvalhalla's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Philippines
Boat: Fuji 32 Ketch
Posts: 610
Re: Location in status bar

Hi Yoya,

I sent you a PM about charts.

Here's a tutorial about the Android version, perhaps outdated, but may give you some pointers.

Also, the forum for the android version of OpenCPN is here.

HTH, Terry
VALHALLA's Mooring Page
yachtvalhalla is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lat & Long not showing in Status Bar, OpenCPN - Android Stingo OpenCPN 13 17-06-2016 13:24
Change the Status Bar font ? stevel3007 OpenCPN 3 24-06-2012 08:08
Update on our electrical status phorvati Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 8 22-06-2006 08:45
Still getting closer - Status DanB_NC Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 4 13-06-2006 05:35

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 23:07.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.