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  1. 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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    • Select multiple objects with SHIFT or CTRL

      When putting design on the map, I usually work with number of elements - map border, some text, some pics, logos. And very often I need to move group of them to some location. But currently this is not possible to select a group, therefore I only can select one object, and move one-by-one to new location. Very ineficient and very slow..

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      Implement multiple object selection using mouse by pressing CTRL or SHIFT or by left click mouse and drag to select area with all objects in it.

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      • An automatic freehand line drawing

        When you push (or click) left mouse button it soud begin to track points where ever the mouse pointer goes, until you release (or click again) the left mouse button. Probably is more usefull if you add this behavior to every line drawing tool, and provide a activated/desactivated method as example by holding down/releasing a key (shift or control key).

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        • support OCAD text format export

          Support exporting course information in the OCAD text format, in addition to the current IOF XML format.

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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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            • Course length in meters

              For short courses it would be more convenient to display the length in meters.

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              • Double click on text with mouse allows to change the text

                When double clicking on the text, it should be possible to immediately edit the text.

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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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                  • To make it easier to plan courses on the same map, but with different scales and graphics

                    I would like to suggest one enhancement, if I may. It is related to graphics for courses.
                    Currently, objects like printing area and descriptions are associated with each course.
                    Other objects, such as white-out areas, images, lines, and texts are associated with an event. This creates a problem when the same map is used for events that have different map scales and paper sizes. In these cases, the graphic’s layout is different for each map scale.
                    I have an event to prepare that uses one map for two races. I would like to use one master map with all controls…

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                    • Flagged course

                      At least in Czech Republic we have flagged course for the youngest. These courses are flagged along whole course, it would be nice to be able to do this in Purple Pen. Currently, I can do it by making separate project and use bend tool to mark the flagged path.

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                      • Bug: change control code

                        Make a course. Click a control code in the definition. Double click. Write new number. Click enter. The number does not change.

                        To change number you are not allowed to have single clicked the number before you double click. You must have another row yellow, then double click another line to make the cahnge of control code cahnge.

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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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                            • Show lengths of course variations in Course Summary report

                              A small suggestion to improve the Course Summary report: I have created a relay course with two forks and three member teams, giving nine variations. I need the variations to be approximately the same length with a spread of no more than two hundred metres between the shortest and longest. When I look at the Course Summary report it only shows me the length range for the entire course but doesn’t show me the length of each variation. If the range looks too large I have to go through each course one-by-one and note the course lengths from the control…

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                              • Change the appearance of the numbers 6 and 9. The tail should end farther from the circle part of the number.

                                Any map detail between the end of the tail and the circle part of the number tends to make the 6 or 9 look like an 8. A straight tail would never be mistaken for an 8.

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                                • Switch current course view by keyboard

                                  Would be great to be able to swtich back and forth down the list of course tabs by keypress. Like CTRL-TAB and CTRL-SHIFT-TAB in Chrome. Although I would prefer CTRL-SHIFT-{ and CTRL-SHIFT-}

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                                  • Solve bug: comma in secondary title causes multiple ClassShortName items in XML-file

                                    As secondary title for a course I used "4,5 km moeilijk"
                                    when I produced the XML-file this comes out as:

                                    <ClassShortName>4</ClassShortName>
                                    <ClassShortName>5 km moeilijk</ClassShortName>

                                    I do not know where this shortname is being used. But it looks like a bug

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                                      • Descriptions for Pre-O

                                        The post numbers field in descriptions are in Pre-O competitions used to indicate the number of postflags at the post. Doubleclicking on number could make the fiels editable.

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                                        • print blank punch cards

                                          Allow printing punch cards without the punch pattens in them

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