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Old 24-12-2015, 05:11   #1
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names of locations not appearing on chart

Hello and Merry Christmas Eve to all of you!
I am new to this forum and to OpenCPN. I managed to have OpenCPN working on my computer with my position induced from the AIS device. I see where I am and I see AIS targets.
But the chart does not show any names of islands and locations, even though I have clicked National Text on Chart in the Vector Chart Display
Thank you in advance for your kind assistance!
Jean-Claude
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Old 24-12-2015, 05:15   #2
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Re: names of locations not appearing on chart

Don't know why it is off by default. But click on the "A" symbol in the symbol bar.

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Old 24-12-2015, 05:15   #3
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Jean-Claude,

the "A+" button from the toolbar or the key "T" will toggle texts on/off
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Old 24-12-2015, 20:53   #4
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Thanks to CarCode and bcn!
You solved my problem.
MERRY CHRISTMAS from Ko Phi Phi, Thailand
Jean-Claude
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Old 25-12-2015, 00:27   #5
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Jean-Claude,

take your time and go through the manual: the "?" button.
A lot of goodies are waiting for you!

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Old 25-12-2015, 07:01   #6
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Hello Hubert,
Thank you for your information.
Sailing time permetting, I will for sure dig into the manual!
Thank you again,
Jean-Claude
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