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  1. 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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    • 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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        • 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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          • 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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            • selecting control number with keypad

              When creating a
              circuit, it would be nice to be able to type the control numbers with
              the numeric keypad instead of selecting the control circle on the map.
              I hope the next version could do that.

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              • Update dangerous area/forbidden area according to ISOM2017

                IN ISOM2017 dangerous and forbidden areas are the same with 0.8 mm between lines. In PP dangerous areas has 0.6 mm between lines.

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                • Provide a more obvious link to the launchpad site from the home/contribute page

                  Provide a link to https://launchpad.net/purple-pen from http://purplepen.golde.org/contribute.htm

                  It seems like there is no link anywhere from http://purplepen.golde.org the only way I found the launchpad site was through the translation instructions.

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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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                    • 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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                        • 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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                          • 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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                            • 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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                              • 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.

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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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                                  • 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.

                                    2 votes
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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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                                      • 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 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…

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