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''(This function is only available in course setting projects!)''
''(This function is only available in course setting projects!)''


Often it is necessary to make modifications to the courses generated by OCAD. The common modifications made for the different courses are stored in the same file.
Often it is necessary to make graphic modifications to the courses generated by OCAD because for example a course object covers important map information. The common modifications made for the different courses are stored in the course setting file.


===Cut out Control Circles===


'''Cutting out control circles'''
If a control circle covers a map detail like a knoll, a part of the control circle should be cut out to make the knoll visible. You need to make this cut-out only once. It will be visible for all courses that use this control.


If a control circle covers a map detail like a knoll, part of the control circle should be cut out to make the knoll visible. You make this cut-out only once for all courses.
# Switch off the '''[[Edit_Course_Setting_Objects#Preview|Preview]]''' mode.
# Select the desired control.
# Select the [[File:Icon_Cut.PNG|cut]] '''[[Cut]]''' tool to cut out a part of the control circle.


# Switch of the Preview mode.
[[File:Hint.jpg]] To close (repair) a cut, select the '''[[Cut]]''' tool and click into the gap.  
# Select the Edit point  tool.
# Select the desired control circle by clicking in its center.
# Select the Cut tool to cut out part of the control circle.


[[File:Hint.jpg]] To close (repair) a cut, select the Cut tool and click in the gap.
===Modify Connection Lines and Moving Control Numbers===


You can modify connection lines and move control numbers of a specific course.


'''Modifying connection lines and moving control numbers'''
# Select the desired course in the '''[[Edit Course Setting Objects|Course Object Box]]''' on the right side of the window.
 
# Make sure that you are in the '''[[Edit_Course_Setting_Objects#Preview|Preview]]''' mode.
You can modify connection lines and move control number in a specific course.
 
# Select the desired course on the right side of the screen.
# Make sure that the '''Preview''' button is pressed.
# Select the Edit point  tool.
# Select the desired control number or connection line.
# Select the desired control number or connection line.


Now you can:
Then:
 
* Move the control number by dragging the small square to the desired position.
* move the control number with the Edit point  tool
* Cut out a part of the connection line using the [[File:Icon_Cut.PNG|cut]] '''[[Cut]]''' tool and '''dragging''' the mouse from the beginning to the the end of the part that sould be cut out.
* cut out part of the connection line using the Cut tool.
* Insert additional vertices into the connection line using the [[File:Icon_NormalVertex.PNG|select object and edit vertex]] '''[[Vertices#Add_Normal_Vertex|Add Normal Vertex]]''' tool. Move these vertices using the [[File:Icon_SelectObjectAndEditVertex.PNG|Select Object and Edit Vertex]] '''[[Select#Select_Object_and_Edit_Vertex|Select Object and Edit Vertex]]''' tool.
* insert additional points in the connection line using the Normal point  tool. Move these points using the Edit point  tool.
 


'''Making other modifications'''
[[File:Hint.jpg]] Use the '''[[Course_Setting_for_Orienteering#Move_Control_Number_for_All_Courses|Move Control Number for All Courses]]''' or the '''[[Course_Setting_for_Orienteering#Edit_Connection_Line_for_All_Courses|Edit Connection Line for All Courses]]''' functions to modify course objects with an effect on all courses.


If you want to make other modifications than those described here, choose Export course maps from the Course menu. In the exported maps you can make any modification.
===Make Other Modifications===


To make further modifications choose '''[[Course_Setting_Export#Export_Course_Maps|Export Course Maps]]''' from the '''Export''' submenu in the '''Course Setting''' menu.


Back to [[Course Setting for Orienteering]]
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Back to the '''[[Course Setting for Orienteering]]''' page.

Latest revision as of 08:41, 6 August 2015

This function is available in OCAD 12 Professional.This function is available in OCAD 12 Orienteering.This function is available in OCAD 12 Starter.This function is available in OCAD 12 Course Setting.

(This function is only available in course setting projects!)

Often it is necessary to make graphic modifications to the courses generated by OCAD because for example a course object covers important map information. The common modifications made for the different courses are stored in the course setting file.

Cut out Control Circles

If a control circle covers a map detail like a knoll, a part of the control circle should be cut out to make the knoll visible. You need to make this cut-out only once. It will be visible for all courses that use this control.

  1. Switch off the Preview mode.
  2. Select the desired control.
  3. Select the cut Cut tool to cut out a part of the control circle.

Hint.jpg To close (repair) a cut, select the Cut tool and click into the gap.

Modify Connection Lines and Moving Control Numbers

You can modify connection lines and move control numbers of a specific course.

  1. Select the desired course in the Course Object Box on the right side of the window.
  2. Make sure that you are in the Preview mode.
  3. Select the desired control number or connection line.

Then:

  • Move the control number by dragging the small square to the desired position.
  • Cut out a part of the connection line using the cut Cut tool and dragging the mouse from the beginning to the the end of the part that sould be cut out.
  • Insert additional vertices into the connection line using the select object and edit vertex Add Normal Vertex tool. Move these vertices using the Select Object and Edit Vertex Select Object and Edit Vertex tool.

Hint.jpg Use the Move Control Number for All Courses or the Edit Connection Line for All Courses functions to modify course objects with an effect on all courses.

Make Other Modifications

To make further modifications choose Export Course Maps from the Export submenu in the Course Setting menu.


Back to the Course Setting for Orienteering page.