OpenOrienteering Mapper 

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Installation Instructions to download and install OpenOrienteering.

Main window Explanation of the main drawing window.

Reference Toolbar and menu items, including explanations for all drawing tools.

Starting a new map First steps.

Georeferencing Defining the relationship between map paper coordinates and real world coordinates.

Map grid Showing a helper grid in the map view.

Templates Working with templates.

Geospatial data Geospatial raster data and vector data support based on GDAL.

Colors and symbols Modifying map colors and symbols.

Map parts Organizing objects in maps.

Object tags Attaching arbitrary key-value pairs to objects.

Find objects Finding objects based on textual properties.

CRT files Providing rules for assigning symbols.

CoVe, the Contour Vectorizer Vectorizing line features in raster graphics templates.

Settings Adjusting the program to your preferences.

Course design Using the course design symbol set.

The Mapper app for Android Working with the Android version of Mapper.

FAQ Frequently asked questions.

Online resources

Blog The latest news from OpenOrienteering.

Issues list Submit feedback, bug reports, feature requests, and contributions.

Releases Releases, with links to change information and known issues.

Updated on 21 December 2019

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