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Old 15-03-2015, 07:22   #1
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Is there a tech line to call? Having problems installing charts.
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Old 15-03-2015, 12:21   #2
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Re: Open Cpn tech support

Jay. This is a volunteer army. There is no tech line. Almost all prpblems are solved or isolated in this forum. You will find ample help from others.

1. Please read the Manual section on charts on Opencpn.org. Also look at the section on chart sources.
2. Describe what you have done.
3. Describe what ypu think the problem is.

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Old 15-03-2015, 12:47   #3
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Re: Open Cpn tech support

When I go to chart and chart options i don't get any charts to select.
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When I go to chart and chart options i don't get any charts to select.
Have you added a directory that contains you chart files?
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Yes but it doesn't the files in the directory or how to open.
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Yes but it doesn't the files in the directory or how to open.
If the chart files are in the directory and are proper files, it will automatically search through that directory (and subdirectories) and open the charts. The charts cannot be in zip files, you must unzip them.

What kind of charts are you trying to open?

If you are trying to use US coast guard charts, then you can try my chart download tool. It does all the work of downloading and unzipping the charts.

https://www.campgen.com/ChartDownload.exe
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