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[mkgmap-dev] 3byte .typ file support

From Alexander Atanasov aatanasov at gmail.com on Sun Nov 2 12:37:50 GMT 2008


On Sun, Nov 2, 2008 at 4:32 AM, Felix Hartmann
<extremecarver at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I found out one missing information about the 3byte .typ files.
> 3 byte typfiles are addes as v2type=XXXXX instead ov type=xx00
> I'll confirm this later, but it looks like that if we use v2type=1160d then
> garmin handhelds (with typ support) will interprete this line as Digital
> Elevation Model DEM. This could be the key to not only see contour lines,
> but also have a DEM. See the following articles in Spanish for more
> information about it (use google translate if you don't understand Spanish
> too well):

That's interesting.
This so called v2types aka marine aka NT types, are found in rgn2,3,4.
But they are two bytes there. If typ file doesn't have other way
to specify them, that makes sense.

have fun,

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