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Old 10-10-2016, 06:39   #31
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Re: OCPN 4.4.0 Not accepting official .kap/bsb maps

Originally Posted by sinbad8 View Post
All I did was read the .kap file into Notepad,changed the PR= setting to
TRANSVERSE MERCATOR and saved the file without making any further changes,

Is there a simple code editor that does not change the nature of the .kap?

For example Notepad++ gives you complete control about what you are doing, as CR/LF or just CR to control EOL.
The Windows Onboard Notepad will force the file into Windows formats always.

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Re: OCPN 4.4.0 Not accepting official .kap/bsb maps

Tore, you should be dragging kap files onto bsbfix. If bsbfix works, you will not see anything happening.(it's weird but that's how it works)
I think in your instance you are best to use a hex editor to get the hang of what's important...
"Frhed" and "HxD"are ones I liked on windows....make a copy of your original kap and start over with one of these.
but yes,as BCN sez " notepad++" will do it BUT NOT WINDOWS "Notepad". It's confusing but there it is.

added: not to set you off on another tangent too soon but once you get the hang of it, you can use notepad++ to do batch replacement of the text of your troublesome "PR" in a bunch of kaps....

a possibly useful note: I have never been too clever with text formatting and all that so I usually set notepad++ to ANSI when dealing with kap files...

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