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Correction of the collection of electronic cards of TX-97 format along the route.

Procedure for performing professional proof-reading of the collection of electronic cards of the TX-97 format along the route

(With Chart Assistant settings).

The procedure is performed on the navigation computer / monoblock ECDIS, where the cartographic system and the connected computer are installed, where it is possible to send / receive email. letters.

1. Create a route in ECDIS, the maps of which will need to receive proof and save it.

2. Start Chart Assistant.

3. In the "Format" tab, select "TX97".

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4. Select the "Catalog" tab.

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5. Select the "Statistics / Selection" tab.

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6. In the Selection section, click the "Add by route" button.

7. Select the previously created route from the drop-down list, or from the folder by clicking the Browse button (the route can be on external media, for example - on a USB flash drive).

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8. Load the received route by pressing the left mouse button.

9. On the bottom panel, click the "Add to selection" button.

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10. In the red color, the frames of the maps, along which the downloaded route passes, are allocated.

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11. Press the "Save list" key.

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12. Enter the name of the file with the list of maps (it is recommended to give the file the same name as the name of the route).

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13. Press the Save button.

A list of maps has been created, along which the route passes.

Next, we will perform the procedure of creating a proof-reading request for these cards.

14. On the connected computer, check the USB flash drive for viruses (it is advisable to have a separate USB flash drive intended only for this procedure), on this USB flash drive, create the CA_Inbox and CA_outbox folders.

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15. Install the USB flash drive in ECDIS.

16. Start the Chart Assistant utility.

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17. In the "Table" tab, make sure that the TX-97 card format is selected.

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18. In the "Catalog" tab on the right side of the vertical panel, click the "Display configuration Dialog" button (crossed hammer and wrench):

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The Configuration window opens:

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In the E-mail tab:

-Deep the daw in the "Use E-mail application for order transfer" box, if it is worth it.

-In the Reply section, in the E-mail field, enter the e-mail address from which the proof-reading request comes and on which the response will come with the correction file from the server-e. ship address.

Transas is the "E-mail message size limit". The default is 1024 Kb. (set your mailbox limit).

-In the "Manual files transfer" section, specify the path to the flash drive with the CA_inbox and CA_outbox folders.

19. After making the settings in the "Configuration" window, click the OK button.

20. On the "Catalog" tab, in the "Statistics / Selection" tab on the bottom panel, click the "Load list" button.

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21. The Open window opens.

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22. Select the file with the list of maps created earlier and load it by pressing the key

«Open». The frames of the selected cards will be highlighted in red.

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23. In the Statistic / Selection tab, under "TX97 Chart (Active layer)", remove the check box in the "Show all" window and put a check in the "Ship Collection" window.

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24. In the "Request for data" section, click the Updates button.

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25. Select "Send Once" if one-time proofing is required on request) or "Send weekly", if the correction is supposed to be automatically received on a connected computer with a weekly frequency for the specified period (in the window).

26. Click the "Optimize Request" button. This will help reduce the cost and cost of traffic.

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27. The "Request optimization" window opens. Click OK.

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28. Click the "Send Request" button.

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29. In the window that opens, click Finish.

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30. The file with the request for proof will be written to the flash drive in the folder CA_outbox.

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31. Transfer the USB flash drive to the connected computer and send the request file to the e- address: Chartservice@transas.com

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32. After receiving the answer (several files with the extension .CDF) with proofreading from the Transas server, you need to write them to the USB flash drive in the folder CA_inbox.

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33. Transfer the USB flash drive from the received file to the folder CA_inbox in ECDIS.

34. Start Chart Assistant.

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35. Chart Assistant will automatically detect this file in the CA_inbox folder.

36. A window will appear with information that the proof-reading file has been detected.

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37. Click OK.

38. The "Actions available for Request # 0000 .. from ... ..for Updates" window appears, check the "Synchronize chart collection" box and click OK.

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39. Update maps for the transition.

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40. The "Chart Assistant last operation log" will open, with information on the corrected maps.

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41. Procedure completed.

After completing the whole procedure, making sure that the proof is installed, it is recommended to delete all information from the CA_Inbox and CA_outbox folders on the USB flash drive to prepare it for the new request.

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