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  1. Add option to add PNG/SVG overlay to map

    For our events, we have common styling for maps. For now, we solve this by creating a pdf of the map.
    But if we decide to use a different region at a later stage, we have to create new map file.
    It would be great if we could add some Png/svg overlay, that can be reused between events to keep the maps in the same style and make the process of map creation simpler

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    • Include georeferencing (where available) in exports for Routegadget

      Having a single menu item to export the course data (XML) and map image (GIF) for Routegadget is very useful, thank you. But it seems that the exported map image is not georeferenced, even if the OCAD map is. Is it possible to create and export the GFW file too?

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      • support phi-loops

        The new support for butterflies and relay forking is great, but it would be awesome to have the option of creating course variations with phi-loops as well. These seem to be more commonly used by planners than traditional butterfly loops these days.

        (Basic diagram of a phi-loop here, although note you can also include controls on the diagonal between 1,6 and 3,7: http://news.worldofo.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/philoop-300x226.jpg)

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        • Allow relay team numbers to start at a number greater than 1

          For a relay event with more than one class, say 'men' and 'women', allow the team numbers for men to start at 1 (say) and the women at 101. At present the work-around appears to be to define 200 women's teams and to print the maps for only teams 101 upwards, but this means that the XML and PDF exports of team variations contain a lot of unnecessary data.

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          • create control descriptions in Danish

            I am working with school orientering where it is often suitable to work with text descriptions in stead of IOF symbols. PP creates automatically the descriptions in English which is not applicable for Danish schoolboys and -girls. How do I do descriptions in Danish?

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            • White-out area to be located behind other objects

              It would be very nice if the White-Out-Area could be placed behind other objects such as text and images. Currently any such object are hidden behind the White-Out-Area. Actually, there should preferably be two different ways of masking information, one type of mask placed behind and another mask placed in front of other objects as the current one.

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              • bug - when used without background map, course view keeps shifting off-screen

                I can't use an existing Finish on a course file where I wasn't given the map. Everytime I click on anything on the course image the view first shifts everything off the screen

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                • Add possibility to place image on top of blank area or line

                  Add possibility to place image on top of blank area or line

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                  • It seems that the PDFs output via File>Output PDFs is not georeferenced. It would be great for tracking to have GeoRef PDFs.

                    It seems that the PDFs output via File>Output PDFs are not georeferenced. It would be great for tracking to have GeoRef PDFs. Some mobile device apps can read them without having to calibrate manually.

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                    • Group tabs of circuit in folders

                      It would be very useful if we can group circuits in tabs it the tool bar.
                      For example : One map, mutliple courses and multiple circuit.

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                      • 1 vote
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                        • When using a marked/taped route to the Finish, the words 'Navigate to Finish' appear in English versions of the control descriptions.

                          There appears to be a bug, because in English versions of the control descriptions the wording should be 'Follow tapes __m to the Finish'. Instead the words 'Navigate __m to the Finish' appear.

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                          • Trail O

                            The simplest addtions are direction indicators in column 8 of the CDs - Arrows for each compas direction - and control codes that allow for A-E, A-C, A etc, which already works, but only once per code. The next is to add small dots for the solutions sheet where the kites are placed including the zero (non existant kite).

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                            • Rotate map to align with leg while drawing course

                              The perceived shortest route for a leg often depend on how you look at the map.
                              I would like to be able to look at the map in the direction aligned with a certain leg of the course. To choose a challenging location for the control. Especially for sprints, I noticed that sometimes a different route choice seems obvious depending on whether you look with North on top or with me next control on top.

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                              • make follow "Follow tapes to finish" the default

                                Competitors should virtually never be expected to navigate to the finish and it should be strongly discouraged. There is no option for the finish to have a description. I think that at the moment, many planners just leave the default (navigate to finish) without thinking about it.

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                                • Rectangle with white padding

                                  The rectangle is nice for making borders on maps. Would be great if it had a white padding option, so we don't need to use the white masking tool. Padding should extend to infinity outside the border.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Print multiple course pa in one page

                                    For training, it's sometimes good to create several smaller courses to be printed in the same page.

                                    I hope my description isn't to hard to understand.
                                    But for example if doing orienteering intervals with a common start point for all intervals. Printing all intervals in one map can show up as quite messy. If dividing the map inte several smaller maps each one containing one interval makes it easier.
                                    If printing on one A4 page and having 6 intervals, then each interval could for example be a round map with diameter 8 cm. Control definition needs to be provided for…

                                    6 votes
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                                    • hide some OCAD symbols for a course

                                      like in OCAD F4
                                      limited for a course.
                                      Shortage for using more OCD maps in event(workaround)

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Manage classes

                                        In OCAD, you can create a list of classes and then link a path to each class. It's good at big events.

                                        For XML export, the file will also include the ClassCourseAssignment-tag: <ClassCourseAssignment>
                                        <ClassName> D60 </ ClassName>
                                        <CourseName> Course 3 </ CourseName>
                                        </ ClassCourseAssignment>

                                        This is a very useful feature that would be good to include in the Purple Pen.

                                        See attached links for pictures (sorry for Swedish in the pictures.)

                                        https://1drv.ms/i/s!AkSuNOrygZGQhGquegvVAKYoqySu
                                        https://1drv.ms/i/s!AkSuNOrygZGQhGvy4Jii47pXrOjQ

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                                        • Print all courses on one map

                                          A feature that should be very useful when planning big events is to print all courses on one map. We need to show land owner an authorities which belts that will be used so they, for example, kan see if the load on the nature is ok. All courses on one map wold give a good overview.

                                          6 votes
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