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Old 29-08-2019, 20:49   #1
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Opening pilot chart

I have downloaded the .kap files that should contain the pilot charts for the Atlantic. I've also installed the BSB4 plugin. But I'm still totally lost as to how to open a pilot chart (.kap file) in OpenCPN. I'm not a computer jock so please try to help me through the process step by step.

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Old 29-08-2019, 23:25   #2
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Re: Opening pilot chart

Please spend some time reading the manual, that will explain it all to you.
For your specific question start here: https://opencpn.org/wiki/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=opencpnpencpn_user_manual:charts:cha rt_files_tab

kap files are BSB3 and not BSB4. No plugin is required to display the pilotcharts.

If you are using the latest version of OpenCPN, version 5.0, please also read https://opencpn.org/OpenCPN/about/ver500.html

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