Originally Posted by wdkester
I have created an ICWW chart group consisting of only the ICWW charts
all of which (I think) are skewed. I would like to replicate this group on another machine without duplicating the entire effort.
1. Assume that the Chart Directories are the same between machines.
2. Could I cut and paste from the ini file(1) to ini file(2)???
1. let's assume that the chart contents are the same; but the directory structure is a little different.
2. Could I cut from the ini file (1) edit in the directory differences and then paste to ini file(2)???
Yes on all counts. I have done that before myself.
Here's another tip: On Windows systems, you can also edit the .ini file to remove the drive letter from chart directories and groups (assuming your charts are on the same drive as opencpn
.exe). This is useful if you use a portable installation
on a USB drive or SD card, since the drive letter sometimes changes upon removing/inserting the card on different machines. Removing the drive letter thereby makes the portable install more universal.
I should post these and a few other portable installation
tips in the users manual, but I haven't had time. I'm also not 100% sure they're fully supported. I've just discovered them by
experimenting with my configuration.