DOCUMENTATION


Release Notes


Generalities

Navigation mode

Grib weather module

Tidal Currents module

SNTides Water Heights module

Routing+Polar Module

AIS Module

WEB Layers

Nautical Guides database

Nmea Playback

Charts Workshop


INTRODUCTION: 2

Disclaimer: 2

Required configuration: 3

Package Installation: 3

Generalities: 3

Multi-Windows functionality: 4

General layout of the different tool bars: 4

On line help. 5

Scrolling and zooming around the screen: 6

Scrolling can be performed in several ways: 6

Zoom forward and backward can be done by: 6

Selection tool : 8

How do the ,  and  tools work?: 8

Commercial charts compatibility:

Official ENCs:

Installation

Navionics Charts:

Installation

BSB Charts and other Maptech formats: 8

SoftChart charts : 8

EasyNav charts: 8

Google-Earth interface:

Land Topologic IGN charts : 9

Aerial photography of the French coast: 9

USGS/DRG charts: 10

Obtaining a License: 10

Price and payment facilities. 11

Limitations of the Demo version: 11

Obtaining a free temporary license 21


Navigation mode: 2

* Charts Libraries: 2

Switching from one chart to another in a library.. 4

Using Chart Thumbnails: 5

Charts Auto loading parameters: ........ 6

Initial parameters: 7

GPS Interface Configuration: 8

GPS and Grid Datum: 10

Configuration of other instruments: 10

Navigation Preferences: 12

Moving boat on screen: 12

Great Circle routes: 12

Sound correction: 12

Declination of the place of navigation: 13

Current Track parameters: 13

Automatic track simplification: 13

Color choices: 14

Navigation options: 14

NMEA Interface: * ....... 15

NMEA Simulator: 15

Navigation control: ....... 16

Instant mark, or MOB: ....... 17

Center boat: * ....... 17

Auto Load: ........ 17

Automatic Zoom to the most detailed chart: 17

Grid parameters: * ....... 17

Heading Line and Range Ring: ....... 18

Detailed charts bounding boxes * ...... 18

Hide Non navigable areas: * ...... 19

All displays on top/in background * ....... 19

Popup-info: ....... 19

Night/ Daylight vision: .............................. 19

Uploading/Downloading Routes, Tracks and Waypoints to/from a GPS: 20

Upload/Download Dialog box: 21

Garmin GPS: 22

Valsat MLR GPS: 22

Text Files: 22

Clock synchronization: 23

Interactive tools: 23

Distances and Bearing Tool: ...... 24

Waypoints definition: * ....... 24

Common properties to several waypoints: 28

Routes definition: * ....... 29

Danger Areas definition: * ....... 30

Creation de Annotations: * ....... 31

Specific implementation of notes related to routes (racing usage): 32

Tracks properties: 32

Reshape of routes, danger area, waypoints and notes: * ...... 33

Track Analysis: * ...... 33

Track Simplification: 34

List of Referenced objects: * ....... 34

Displays: * ....... 38

Generalities: 38

Heading correction: 40

Wind indicator: 41

Other displays: 42

Distance and Bearings display: 42


Grib Weather module

Introduction.. 2

GRIB License: 3

Release Notes:

Grib control window ....... 4

Opening Grib files: 4

Choosing the date of the forecast: 4

Notes: 4

Choice of displayed information and their representation: 4

Information under the cursor: 5

Advanced parameters.. 6

 General  Tab: 6

Tabs specific to each kind of forecast: 9

Expert configuration: 10


Tidal Currents module

Introduction.. 2

Currents license : 2

Release Notes:

 Currents  control window ...... 3

Opening currents file: 3

Choice of date: 3

Choice of representation of currents: 4

Information under the cursor: 5

Advanced parameters.. 5

 General  Tab: 5

 Display  tab : 6

Expert configuration : 8

WXTide specifics : 8

Display mode. 8

Interactions between ScanNav and WXTide : 9

Precision of information : 10

. 11


Charts Workshop: 3

Building Charts: 3

Workshop mode tools: 3

-1st Tool: Moving tool. 3

-2nd Tool: Manual rotating tool. 3

-3rd Tool: Manual Scaling tool. 4

-4th Tool: Crop tool. 4

Adjustment Tool (5th tool): 4

Vertical or Horizontal Alignment: 4

Adjustment Origin  destination: 5

Practical advises to use adjustment: 5

Georeferencing charts: 6

 6th Tool: 6

Projection parameter: 7

Datum parameters: 8

Points and reference Grid: 9

Georeference by one point and a distance: 12

Scan defaults corrections: 13

 Tool number 7. 13

Tool number 8:  Definition of the navigable area.. 15

Update of existing charts.. 15

1.      Creation of the mini-map: 15

2.      To integrate modifications to the original chart : 16

Zoom-In window: 16

Other operations on charts: 17

Exporting and Saving Charts: 17

ScanNav charts internal format: 17

 Menu-File-Save (or Save As) : 18

Menu-File-Optimize for Navigation: 18

Chart Thumbnails generation: 19

Organization of charts on disk: 19

Exporting standard raster images of the chart: 19

Printing of charts: 19

IMPORTANT WARNING: