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Maikel

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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2013, 10:39:55 am »
I have made some changes to the Journey Plotter website.

I guess most noticeable is the updated manual. :)

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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #16 on: September 22, 2013, 12:54:33 pm »
Today I've released a new version of Journey Plotter.

A summary of changes in version 1.1:

Fixed bug when first date is one day behind the previous last date and several other small date filtering related bugs.
Save Map now also supports bmp, gif, jpg and tiff formats.
The current date marker can be selected from 8 different ship icons.
Added check for new release of Journey Plotter.
Added report for missing dates.
Added report for suspicious high speeds.

A comprehensive list of changes can be found on the Journey Plotter website.
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And would you believe it, I also made the changes to Manual to reflect the changes and new features of Journey Plotter. :)

You might like to refresh the pages in your Internet browser to see the changes to the website.
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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #17 on: September 22, 2013, 03:23:45 pm »
Sounds good.  I hope to be trying it out in the next few weeks.  Kind people did my earlier ships because I was away on holiday and so it will be totally fresh to me.  Fingers crossed.

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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #18 on: October 26, 2013, 12:11:34 pm »
Journey Plotter can now be followed on Google+.
http://plus.google.com/116561737796813269820/

Check it for the latest news relating to Journey Plotter.

For example, if you haven't read it in the Dockyard Gallery already, you could have learned about the new Extras tab on the website, showing Citizen Scientist tags/labels and an animated version of the Journey Plotter logo. :)
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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #19 on: November 21, 2013, 03:29:53 pm »
Now that the first U.S. Arctic ship has appeared on Naval-History.Net, I've started on extending Journey Plotter into the realm of those ships.

As read from Naval History, the shape of things to come. :)

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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #20 on: November 21, 2013, 05:37:52 pm »
That is an intimidating amount of coastline to cover.  If the ships were Canadian, the job would be even bigger.  ;)

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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #21 on: November 21, 2013, 08:41:56 pm »
Except that we didn't/don't have many ships. Do birch bark canoes count? Or perhaps dug-outs made from "logs".

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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #22 on: November 21, 2013, 09:11:48 pm »
Any chance to get rid of the map edge at 180? without Photoshop?

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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #23 on: November 22, 2013, 07:52:53 am »
It's on my list to tackle.
Actually, it has been on the list since the beginning. :)

If only it were simple. ;D

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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #24 on: November 22, 2013, 12:10:30 pm »
Wouldn't tiling work?

Maikel

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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #25 on: November 22, 2013, 03:08:42 pm »
The map is already made up of tiles.
The problem isn't copying tiles to the left and right of the map when needed, that is easy.

The problem is that the map software is made for land navigation and has all sorts of clipping to stay within the limits of -180 and 180 degrees.
That means that markers and routes are limited to that area and will not be shown on the copied tiles outside that area.

I already had to change to software to show routes correctly.
The original would show a route crossing the 180 degrees meridian as a route crossing the 0 meridian, i.e. one large line crossing the whole world. ???

An other problem is that the map software is complex and undocumented and thus hard to fathom.

The continuous map is also discussed on the developers forum and in 4 years time no one has come up with a viable solution. :-\
So, please give me at least another week to find a solution or work-around. ;)

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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #26 on: November 22, 2013, 04:59:40 pm »
Well OK, Resident Genius, but not a day longer.  ;)

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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #27 on: November 23, 2013, 07:48:47 am »
So, please give me at least another week to find a solution or work-around. ;)

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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #28 on: December 11, 2013, 10:47:53 am »
Check the Journey Plotter Google+ page for developments on the 1800 problem. :)

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Re: Journey Plotter
« Reply #29 on: January 09, 2014, 10:13:42 am »
Today an updated version of Journey Plotter has been released.

A summary of changes in version 1.2:
The United States Arctic ships can be read from Naval-History.Net.
Extended map to the left and right of the 180o meridian for improved showing of routes crossing the 180o meridian.
Maximize map area.
Added a zoom and pan control to the map area.
Tooltips will remain in map area, rendering them always visible.
Save a selected area as an image.

A comprehensive list of changes can be found on the Journey Plotter website.

Download Journey Plotter
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