Displaying Longitude and Latitude in Different Formats

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pwfdmedic202
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Displaying Longitude and Latitude in Different Formats

Post by pwfdmedic202 » Sat Apr 15, 2017 18:42

I've been researching this for a while, and still cannot find an answer:

GPS longitude and latitude is supported in DEG.MIN.SEC, DEG Min.XXXXX, and DEG.XXXXXXXX formats, but when I print them for my logbook, I can only get degrees, minutes, and seconds. I find no formatting options to change it to decimal formats.

Are there formatting codes to display Longitude and Latitude in different formats?

Thanks!

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Re: Displaying Longitude and Latitude in Different Formats

Post by divinglog » Sun Apr 16, 2017 17:22

Hi

You can change the coordinate format in the dive site window:

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Unfortunately it is not so easy when printing - there is not a simple setting to convert the coordinates for printing. Theoretically you can split and re-format the coordinates with the build-in report designer formulas, but this won't be easy. I'll see if I can adopt the coordinate format from the dive site dialog automatically during printing in a future update.

Kind regards,
Sven

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