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Old 29-06-2020, 07:07   #841
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Re: Tactics Plugin

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Hi y'all,
Right, my problem/question:

I have the tactics plugin installed and let the windhistory plot. After some time (a few hours), for some reason the tactics plugin looses contact with the NMEA wind data.

Sometimes closing and re-opening the Windhistory window helps, sometimes I need to restart OpenCPN.

Who knows what is going on, and can help?

I believe it may be running out of memory? During development there was discussion and programming done to improve speed and memory management.



May I suggest that you try Dashboard-Tactics by Petri, instead. He has done an incredible amount of testing extensions and was very helpful improving Tactics.



Please find it in the wiki there is a complete manual with all the links. I do not know if it has been used with RPI.
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Beta version of Tactics v1.0.16.0 has been upgraded to Plugin Manager frontend2 v1.0.131 and the tarballs for various environments is available on Cloudsmith opencpn repository for download


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Hmmmm. Not sure about this.

I admit, I have been using Dash_T for a long time, but this seems a step back. There was oddness on the install. It installed, then asked me to upgrade. It just doesn't seem as polished as Dash_T -- and it doesn't let me choose between ºC and ºF, which is something Petri was nice enough to add to Dash_T for me.

As per the operation, the icon doesn't show on Mac. I seem the Bearing compass flashing, which is odd. I think this needs some work before its ready to make the leap.
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Hi

I don't find tactics being managed by plugin manager (W10/OPCPN 5.2) ...?
I installed tactics with OCPN 5.0, it works as is with OCPN 5.2 but does not appeared to be managed by plugin manager.
I noticed that some datas are missing if using a SignalK connection while these data are present with NMEA0183 (converted to NMEA0183 on the same signalK server)

Thanks for your feedback.
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Re: Tactics Plugin

"It installed, then asked me to upgrade. It just doesn't seem as polished as Dash_T -- "

This is normal when "import plugin" is used.

This does need some cleanups, but I find it works quite well in win. It is Thomas' venerable program, which Petri has augmented in DashT. So you will notice differences.
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"I don't find tactics being managed by plugin manager (W10/OPCPN 5.2) ...?"

No it is beta and not in master catalog.
Download tarball as stated. Then instal tarball using "import plugin". The 50 version is similar, but different.
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"I don't find tactics being managed by plugin manager (W10/OPCPN 5.2) ...?"

No it is beta and not in master catalog.
Download tarball as stated. Then instal tarball using "import plugin". The 50 version is similar, but different.
Many thanks, everything back in order
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Hi for your information,

I updated the same way a Ubuntu 20.04 system.
It seems to work ok with NMEA0183 connection. Thanks again.
But it doesn't work with the new signalK network connection (same server as NMEA0183)
and the tactics menu bar icon is a kind of "green puzzle piece" instead of being the usual proper icon ...
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Juancho, thanks for the info, trial and issue. I have the green puzzle too and need to fix that before release.
This plugin does nothing with signal k
that is a petri dashboardT improvement!

BTW Thomas and Petri worked closely so that all instrument improvements were included in ta tactics, so it has similar accuracy/fixes etc. however it does not have signalk, the database or the subsequent development improvements of dashboard-tactics.
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