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[mkgmap-dev] Bug with background Polygon

From garvan.maew at online.com.kh garvan.maew at online.com.kh on Thu Nov 19 00:58:28 GMT 2009

Quoting Felix Hartmann <extremecarver at googlemail.com>:

> When creating maps from mp format, I think that mkgmap adds duplicate
> 0x4b background polygon. (if I create a map with mkgmap, then open the
> .img with mapedit and save as mp, and recreate with mkgmap, it has two
> times background polygon set).
> - according to Popej, the author from gmaptool, it should even be
> possible to create maps without background polygon at all.
> _______________________________________________

I did not notice this problem, but perhaps you missed one step? After  
you import the img file into gpsmapedit you must select

file->Select->By Type

from the menu and select the background (0x004b-polygon-other-Map  
coverage area) and delete it.


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