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  1. Est-il envisageable d'avoir la possibilité de modifier la couleur de certains postes (= course au réseau de postes en scolaire) Ex : avoir certains postes en violine et d'autres postes en bleu. Cela peut aussi permettre aux créateurs de circuits de différencier leurs circuits par des couleurs de postes différentes.

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  2. Function to draw rectangle and line is available. Extra circle would be also usefull. For Training, when you want to group set of symbols in score course.

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  4. When the background map changes in PurplePen, a prompt appears asking if the map should be reloaded.

    Often the map is made up of two OCAD files, one containing the map and the other containing the format (border, northlines, title, etc.).

    The formatting OCAD file uses the raw-map OCAD file as a background map.

    If the raw-map OCAD files is changed, PurplePen doesn't prompt for the map to be reloaded.

    The background maps of OCAD maps should be watched for changes

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  5. For me it would be helpful to set numerically the size and location (e.g. X,Y coordinates) of an object. Some time I need align objects, and I would like to align them with high precision.

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  6. It is hard to add multiple lines of text on the map. You currently have to add one textbox for each line of text which is:
    1. Annoying to edit since you dont know how large or long the text will be
    2. Hard to make the different lines aligned correctly.

    My suggestion is to:
    1. Make it possible to edit a textbox directly on the map
    2. Allow multiple lines of text by allowing line breaks in the edit box

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  7. Add new point to objects by clicking (eg. white overlay, or line bends)

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  8. Have a report on water controls. This would indicate:


    • For each course, the longest segment between water

    • For each water point, how many competitors use it, and a suggested amount of water to place

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  9. This would be useful for beginners as the text would read exactly the same as the symbols. e.g. use "N knoll, E edge" rather than "E edge of N knoll"

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  10. Ocad has very useful File>Information facilty to make notes on successive changes to planning, base map etc. Hopefully easy to implement.

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  11. Users may find that they need to change one or more settings each time they use the program. Having a way to make these the new default settings would avoid this.

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  12. simple idea. a click less and more intuitive to use. a little plus in the course tab bar to create a new course.

    thank you for your work

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  13. Most commonly used from last control to finish, but also commonly used mid-course in relation to spectator passages, map exchange or crossing forbidden areas. Should also be allowed from start point to start triangle.

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  14. Alguém pode colocar em português?
    Fica bem melhor para os brasileiros...

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  15. At the moment the choice is all to make them all the same or to set the area individually. I have resorted to manually editing the .ppen file to make a number of them the same.

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

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Many years ago I used a planning program called Wincacs. One place it won out over purple pen was in its display of leg and control load. By drawing all used legs and controls in an event, with different size circles and thickness of lines depending on the loading it gave a much quicker idea of which legs and controls are overloaded. Currently this is a lot more clunky in purple pen. Its not critical, but it would be a nice addition.

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  20. At present, special instructions such as "map exchange at control" are only available in some languages, but not in others.
    In contrast to control descriptions proper, they cannot be customized via the "customize text description" menu option.
    As a consequence, in my text description, "map exchange at control" appears in English, while everything else is German.
    Apparently, all it needs is a few extra lines in the symbols.xml (or via Ctrl Shift Help Menu), but one would have to meddle with Windows Admin rights to write into that file.

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