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    • #15341
      jrg
      Participant

      Hello,

      First of all, I am not a cartographer; I just happen to love maps and find Ortelius a very interesting application. So, I downloaded the demo in order to get a feel for the program, but I cannot seem to find the bundled maps that are mentioned on the web site.

      Are these not included with the demo? If not, I would suggest that at least some should be included in order to give people who do not do this professionally get started with something other than a blank screen. I hope I’m just an idiot and haven’t found the maps, yet. ;)

      Thanks for any replies!

      james

    • #15947
      Graham
      Keymaster

      The maps are included in the Demo. Choose File > New From Template… to view the current set.

    • #15948
      jrg
      Participant

      Hmm…that option is grayed out for me.

    • #15949
      Mapdiva
      Moderator

      thanks jrg, we’ll look into it and get back with an answer as soon as possible. I’ve also just added a new screencast on using map templates here . You can take a look to see how they *should* work. – Jill

    • #15950
      Graham
      Keymaster

      jrg, can you confirm you have Ortelius 1.0.1? There was a file permissions problem in 1.0 that could cause the templates to be unavailable, but that was corrected in 1.0.1. If you do have 1.0.1, please submit a bug report (Help > Report A Bug…) and I’ll look into it. If you have 1.0, update using Ortelius > Check For Updates…

    • #15951
      jrg
      Participant

      I was on 1.0.1 and just did the upgrade via “check for updates” and am now running 1.0.2, but the “New from Template” option is still grayed out.

      I just submitted a bug report.

    • #15952
      Graham
      Keymaster

      James, can you please send me your real email address? I tried to respond to your bug report but got bounced. Thanks, Graham

    • #15953
      jrg
      Participant

      (THANKS!! – we’ve noted your contact info and removed it for your privacy)

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