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Forum: OpenCPN 11-06-2013, 22:00
Replies: 82
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Posted By nohal
Re: Windows 8 Tablet with built-in GPS

Libertine...
Yes and no... I have some prototype code that uses the Location API to create NMEA stream which works fine, but for some unclear reason the COM object (yes, the brand new Windows 8 took...
Forum: OpenCPN 25-02-2013, 21:21
Replies: 82
Views: 33,353
Posted By nohal
I definitely don't think about buying something...

I definitely don't think about buying something like that, but I bother with a way to actually implement something to use the Location API as it's something I can possibly do. What I can't do at the...
Forum: OpenCPN 16-12-2012, 07:11
Replies: 82
Views: 33,353
Posted By nohal
Re: Windows 8 Tablet with built-in GPS

Bill...
wish you luck. Please, keep us posted as there sure will be more people with the same problem in the future. If you start to play with the sensors, I would be personally very interested in...
Forum: OpenCPN 15-12-2012, 08:44
Replies: 82
Views: 33,353
Posted By nohal
Re: Windows 8 Tablet with built-in GPS

Bill...
You have no other choices - OpenCPN (unless you are using the latest betas) needs a serial port as a datasource on Windows.
If you managed to make any non-metro application to work, just...
Forum: OpenCPN 15-12-2012, 08:28
Replies: 82
Views: 33,353
Posted By nohal
Re: Windows 8 Tablet with built-in GPS

I don't see any mention of OpenCPN not supporting Windows 8 there... What I see is that the docs are not updated to reflect W8.
The few reports we got say it DOES work on W8 and I can confirm it...
Forum: OpenCPN 15-12-2012, 08:00
Replies: 82
Views: 33,353
Posted By nohal
Re: Windows 8 Tablet with built-in GPS

Bill...
try to run some other "classic" gps app like gpsinfo (https://www.usglobalsat.com/store/downloads/GPSInfo.zip) rather than the Metro toys to figure out the port. Unfortunately I have not seen...
Forum: OpenCPN 14-12-2012, 08:21
Replies: 82
Views: 33,353
Posted By nohal
Re: Windows 8 Tablet with built-in GPS

Bill...
You can write into that field, just fill in the port your GPS is on if it was not detected and offered in the dropdown with choices.

Pavel
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