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In the toolbar you can choose from the following tools:
 
In the toolbar you can choose from the following tools:
  
* zoom - Click left mouse button to zoom in and right to zoom out.
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* hand - Left click and drag the map.
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|[[File:ToolbarZoom.gif]]||Zoom - Click left mouse button to zoom in and right to zoom out.
* ruler - Use it to measure distance and course (if the wind grid is loaded it will calculate boat speed, track time and recommended sail, using the polars)
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* route designer - Use it to draw routes. Right click the last point to finish and give the new route a name.
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| ||Hand - Left click and drag the map.
* track designer - Use it to draw tracks. If winds are loaded, the program will calculate date/time for each point. While designing the track, when you cross a 12h intervals, wind forecasts change automatically.
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* marks - Use to add marks to de desktop. Choose a name and icon for your mark.
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|[[File:ToolbarRuler.gif]]||Ruler - Use it to measure distance and course (if the wind grid is loaded it will calculate boat speed, track time and recommended sail, using the polars)
* pointer - Use to point things in the desktop. It will show the associated texts (mark name, track point text, wind speed etc)
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* circle - Use to draw a circle or a set of concentric circles around the clicked location.
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| ||Route designer - Use it to draw routes. Right click the last point to finish and give the new route a name.
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| ||Track designer - Use it to draw tracks. If winds are loaded, the program will calculate date/time for each point. While designing the track, when you cross a 12h intervals, wind forecasts change automatically.
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| ||Marks - Use to add marks to de desktop. Choose a name and icon for your mark.
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| ||Pointer - Use to point things in the desktop. It will show the associated texts (mark name, track point text, wind speed etc)
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| ||Circle - Use to draw a circle or a set of concentric circles around the clicked location.
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Revision as of 16:06, 27 May 2012

In the toolbar you can choose from the following tools:

ToolbarZoom.gif Zoom - Click left mouse button to zoom in and right to zoom out.
Hand - Left click and drag the map.
ToolbarRuler.gif Ruler - Use it to measure distance and course (if the wind grid is loaded it will calculate boat speed, track time and recommended sail, using the polars)
Route designer - Use it to draw routes. Right click the last point to finish and give the new route a name.
Track designer - Use it to draw tracks. If winds are loaded, the program will calculate date/time for each point. While designing the track, when you cross a 12h intervals, wind forecasts change automatically.
Marks - Use to add marks to de desktop. Choose a name and icon for your mark.
Pointer - Use to point things in the desktop. It will show the associated texts (mark name, track point text, wind speed etc)
Circle - Use to draw a circle or a set of concentric circles around the clicked location.