Adding a WMS map or Map and Waypoint files to cruise track windows

Map and waypoint files

You can display maps (from Map files) and series of joined coordinates (from Waypoint files) on cruise track windows.

To make map or waypoint files available to a cruise track window:

  1. On the EV File Properties dialog box, select the Mapping page.
  2. In the Map and Waypoint files section, click Add.
  3. Browse to a map or waypoint file and click Open.
  4. Click OK.

Notes:

To view which Map or Waypoint files are displayed in a cruise track window:

  1. Select the position variable from which the cruise track was created.
  2. On the Variable Properties dialog box, select the Cruisetrack Display page.
  3. The files are displayed in the Map and Waypoint files section.

Warning: Echoview is not a navigational tool. Any map files supplied with Echoview show indicative positions of coastlines only; they do not show navigational hazards. Echoview Software is not responsible for the content of online maps, and does not guarantee that they are rendered accurately within Echoview.

WMS maps

You can display a WMS map on cruise track windows and on along-track displays.

To make a WMS map available to a cruise track window and along-track display:

  1. On the EV File Properties dialog box, select the Mapping page.
  2. In the WMS maps section, click Add.
  3. On the WMS Map Properties dialog box enter a Map Name and the URL address of a WMS map.
  4. Select or clear WMS map layers to suit your data.
  5. Click OK.

Notes:

To view a WMS map on a cruise track window:

  1. Select the position variable from which the cruise track was created.
  2. On the Variable Properties dialog box, select the Cruisetrack Display page.
  3. The WMS maps are displayed in the WMS maps section. Select a WMS map.
  4. Click OK.

Warning: Echoview is not a navigational tool. Any map files supplied with Echoview show indicative positions of coastlines only; they do not show navigational hazards. Echoview Software is not responsible for the content of online maps, and does not guarantee that they are rendered accurately within Echoview.

See also

About cruise tracks
Using cruise tracks

About Echocoastline