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Old 03-13-2017, 10:45 AM   #3
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City: Litchfield, Ct/Punta Gorda, Fl
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Originally Posted by kartracer View Post
On AC is there a way to determine mileage from one point to another

While in Live Map mode, put your cursor on the starting point and hold down the left button. A data box will pop up and then hit "Measure Path". Then move the cursor to your next point and do the same. A data box will open and hit "Add waypoint here". A new point will be added and the mileage will be shown. Then continue to link more waypoints the same way and the mileage will build up accordingly. Hit cancel to delete all.

I use a short vertical display laptop and I have to position the map so that where I enter the next waypoint on the map is near the center, otherwise it won't accept the entry. This will be less of a problem with full displays.

You can move each waypoint as well as the end point after entering just by floating the cursor over it, left click and hold while you slide it.

If you want to save the route, then hit "To Route" in the measure path data box. Then go through the data entry. It seems like you have to do it twice to get it to save to AC's database. But when it is saved you will see the route by clicking the My Card tab on the left. You can export the route by clicking details after selecting that route and download a GPX file that most GPS and chartplotters recognize.

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