Jeppesen eCharts for Windows User Manual

Jeppesen eCharts for Windows User Manual
Jeppesen eCharts
for Windows
User Guide
Version 5.3 for Windows
Jeppesen eCharts for Windows User Guide
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Revision 1.0
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Chapter 1
Getting Started
Contacting Jeppesen .............................................................................................................. 1
Starting the Application ........................................................................................................... 1
Custom PDF Chart File Information ........................................................................................ 6
Chapter 2
Understanding the Basics
Setting Measurement Units .................................................................................................. 11
Application Interface Window ............................................................................................... 11
Menus ................................................................................................................................... 12
Toolbars and Buttons ........................................................................................................... 19
Enroute Chart ....................................................................................................................... 28
Thumbnail ............................................................................................................................. 31
Change Notices Tab ............................................................................................................. 33
Text Tab ............................................................................................................................... 34
Notebook Tab ....................................................................................................................... 41
Terminal Charts Tab ............................................................................................................. 41
Chart Compare Tab .............................................................................................................. 42
Customizing the Screen Configuration ................................................................................. 42
Enroute Chart Themes ......................................................................................................... 43
Working with Raster Charts .................................................................................................. 44
Chapter 3
Working with Terminal Charts
Understanding Charts ........................................................................................................... 49
Navigating in the Terminal Charts View ................................................................................ 51
Filtering Terminal Charts ...................................................................................................... 52
Using Chart Compare ........................................................................................................... 53
Chapter 4
Working with the Airport List
Airport List ............................................................................................................................ 55
Adding Airports to the Airport List ......................................................................................... 56
Working With the Airport List ................................................................................................ 57
Airport List Filters .................................................................................................................. 59
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Filtering Airports Using the Enroute Chart ........................................................................... 62
Airport Favorites ................................................................................................................... 64
Chapter 5
Working with RoutePacks
RoutePack Basics ................................................................................................................ 67
Registering RoutePack Files ................................................................................................ 67
Creating a Route .................................................................................................................. 69
Importing a RoutePack File .................................................................................................. 72
Showing the Route on the Enroute Chart ............................................................................ 73
Alternate Route .................................................................................................................... 73
Understanding Other Airports .............................................................................................. 73
Showing the Distance From Here ........................................................................................ 74
Showing Alternate Airports ................................................................................................... 74
Showing Approaches Within ................................................................................................ 75
Filtering Charts in the RoutePack ........................................................................................ 75
Flight Planning ..................................................................................................................... 77
Deleting or Duplicating Routes ............................................................................................. 82
Chapter 6
Working with Weather
Live Weather Options ........................................................................................................... 83
Weather Map Controls ......................................................................................................... 85
Weather Legend Basics ....................................................................................................... 87
Chapter 7
Working with Printing
Printer Guidelines ................................................................................................................. 89
Printer Page Settings ........................................................................................................... 90
Printing Terminal Charts ...................................................................................................... 91
Printing a Trip Kit Using Direct Print ..................................................................................... 91
Printing a Trip Kit for Quick Print .......................................................................................... 91
Printing Terminal Chart Change Notices .............................................................................. 94
Printing Vector Charts ......................................................................................................... 95
Chapter 8
Working with Application Tools
Using the Range Bearing Features ...................................................................................... 97
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User-Defined Waypoints ....................................................................................................... 99
Sunrise Sunset Tool ........................................................................................................... 101
Unit Converter Tool ............................................................................................................ 102
Drawing Tools ..................................................................................................................... 102
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Getting Started
Contacting Jeppesen
Chapter 1: Getting Started
This chapter contains information on starting the application, and what to do if it appears that
the data is not updating.
This chapter contains the following topics:
•
Contacting Jeppesen
•
Starting the Application
•
Adding Customer Charts
•
Custom PDF Chart File Information
Contacting Jeppesen
Jeppesen provides technical support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
North America Toll-Free: 800-537-7225
United States Direct: 303-328-4170
United Kingdom: 44-1293-842407
Australia: 61-73105-9450
All Other International: 49-6102-507004
Email: opssupport@jeppesen.com
Starting the Application
To start the application do one of the following:
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Click Start > Programs > Jeppesen > Jeppesen Electronic Charts for Windows
•
Double-click the application icon on the desktop.
The first time you start the software you will be prompted to activate the program. The
software must be activated within 30 days.
You are responsible for the accuracy of your flight plans and navigation information, as well as
the currency of your data. You must satisfy yourself that this information is acceptable before
using it for your operations. If you find this information is acceptable click I understand and
accept this warning to start.
Your computer clock and computer calender determine the status of your data. Verify that your
computer reflects the accurate date, time, and if applicable, time zone.
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Adding Customer Charts
Jeppesen Electronic Charts (eCharts) supports the ability to view charts and other airports
created as Adobe PDF files from external sources.
Jeppesen does not provide any subscription services to this data, and only provides the ability
to render and print the charts from within the eCharts application.
In addition to viewing and printing of customer PDF charts, the charts are integrated into the
airport list which is used for filtering and searching on many different criteria.
Customer created charts are not integrated into the Jeppesen RoutePack or Jeppesen Trip Kit
features of the application.
Supported Formats
The application supports common used naming convention formats. The naming and data
location formats supported are AIDU and NGA FLIP.
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AIDU—http://www.aidu.mod.uk
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NGA FLIP—https://164.214.2.62/products/digitalaero/terminals/downloadlist.cfm
Non-Jeppesen or Customer Formats
The PDF-based chart files names need to be formatted to allow them to be supported in the
application.
The following steps describe the method to rename the customer-created charts to a
Jeppesen supported format:
1. Create a directory to store the renamed customer charts.
2. Rename the charts using the following properties.
3. Use the name convention NNNNTI.pdf where:
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NNNN is the ICAO identifier for the air field.
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T is the Type Indicator of chart. The following table describes the possible chart
types.
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I is the index number for the chart if there is a series of charts.
Use the following table.
Type Indicator (T)
Description of Type
P
NDB/DME Approach
M
ILS Approach
K
AR Approach / Radar Vector Area Chart
G
Standard Instrument Departure (SID)
E
Taxi Chart
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Type Indicator (T)
Description of Type
D
Airport Chart
B
Special Procedure
Q
CAT A Approach
N
VOR/DME Approach
R
TAC Approach
V
Area Chart
Installing Non-Jeppesen Charts
This topic will guide you through the installation procedure of NGA FLIP, AIDU, and other
Customer created charts. It is the responsibility of the user of customer charts to install the
chart data in the correct location with the correct directory structure. The charts can be
installed locally on a system or on a network server that allows for drive letter mapping.
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Installing NGA FLIP Charts
The NGA FLIP charts need to be installed from a DVD or another source, and loaded into the
same directory structure as provided on the DVD. The structure is provided in the following
screen capture. [Figure 1:]
FIGURE 1: NGA FLIP chart file location
Installing AIDU FLIP Charts
The AIDU charts need to be placed in a single root directory that can have any name. Charts
can not be put in subdirectories under the root.
For example:
C:\Jeppesen\Common\Charts\AIDU\ChartFileName.pdf
Installing Customer Charts
Customer charts are installed using the same structure as the AIDU charts except the AIDU
directory will be replaced with the Customer directory.
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Enabling Non-Jeppesen Chart Viewing
After the charts are installed as described in Installing Non-Jeppesen Charts the application
needs to be configured to enable viewing of these charts.
To enable the application to locate and view the charts configure as follows:
1. Click Tools > Options > PDF Charts.
2. Enter the AIDU Chart Path or NGA FLIP Chart Path or browse to the location.
3. Click OK.
Repeat these steps to setup more than one chart type format.
Once the charts are loaded and the application is configured the Customer charts are visible in
the airport list.
Viewing Non-Jeppesen Charts
Once the charts are loaded and the application is configured, the customer charts are visible
in the airport list. Customer created charts show in the list with a reddish to purplish icon (the
color depends on the screen color calibration).
Select a customer chart by double-clicking the chart in the list. The customer chart opens in
the terminal chart view. Toolbar buttons are active and allow you to rotate, zoom, pan, and
reset the chart.
Printing Customer Charts
To print a customer chart click File > Print.
Custom PDF Charts
The advantage of custom PDF charts is that they are user-definable. The PDF files are not
limited to procedures and terminal type charts. Custom PDF charts can be any type of
document including charts, crew lists, even maintenance documents.
Adding a Custom PDF Chart
To add custom PDF charts:
1. Click Tools > Options > PDF Charts tab.
2. Enter the Custom Chart Path or click Browse to navigate the folder location of the new custom PDF
chart. See Enabling Custom PDF Charts for more information.
3. Click Custom Charts Database. This opens the Custom PDF Charts dialog box where information
about the new PDF chart is specified.
4. Click Browse for Charts. This opens a file browser. Navigate to the location of the PDF file and click
Open.
The Custom PDF Charts dialog will automatically populate with the file name of the PDF file. The default
effective date is taken from the date of when the file was last saved.
5. To associate this PDF chart with an airport (required), enter the ICAO or IATA identifier in the Airport
Ident text box.
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6. Enter the Chart Source (required). The Chart Source index number always starts with the term indexno
followed by a number, for example indexno123. See Custom PDF Chart XML File Structure Example.
7. Enter the Procedure ID (required).
8. Select the Chart Type from the pull down list.
9. Verify the effective and expiration dates in the Chart Dates group. Change or add if required. The
default expiration date is 28 days beyond the effective date.
10. Click Save. When Save is clicked, the information in the dialog box is written to the charts.xml file in the
same directory as the custom PDF chart is located. Your additions or changes become effective the next
time you open eCharts for Windows. The new charts are placed under the airport list under the airport
specified by the ICAO or IATA as a purplish chart icon.
Adding a New Custom PDF Chart
Adding a new custom PDF chart is almost the same as adding a PDF chart as detailed in
Adding a Custom PDF Chart. When you click New it clears the dialog box and adds a new
row. The Valid field on a new custom PDF chart is always Valid = No because no information
has yet been added.
Click Browse for Charts. This opens a file browser. Navigate to the location of the PDF file
and click Open. The Custom PDF Charts dialog will automatically populate with the file name
of the PDF file. The default effective date is taken from the date of when the file was last
saved. Continue from step 5 in the procedure Adding a Custom PDF Chart.
Appending the Charts File
Using the Append Charts File button allows you to append the current list of custom PDF
charts to another charts.xml mapping file. With this option you can share custom PDF files
with another PC without having to reenter all of the information as detailed in Adding a Custom
PDF Chart. Said another way, it adds the contents of one charts.xml file to the contents of
another charts.xml file.
To append a charts.xml file:
1. Click the entries (rows) that you want to append to another charts.xml file. Use Shift+click and Ctrl+click
to select multiple entries.
2. Click Append Charts File. This opens a browsing dialog box.
3. Navigate to the location of the charts.xml file that you want to add the contents to and click Open. On
the Custom PDF Charts dialog box click Save.
Deleting a Custom PDF Chart
Highlight the row of the custom PDF chart you want to delete and click Delete.
Custom PDF Chart File Information
Custom PDF charts are added to a directory, and an XML mapping file named charts.xml
maps (by adding an XML element) the custom PDF chart to the airport in the airport list. The
charts.xml mapping file must reside in the directory where the custom PDF charts are located.
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Multiple directories containing different custom PDF charts is allowed as long as each
directory contains a charts.xml mapping file. The contents of one charts.xml file can be
appended to another charts.xml file. See Appending the Charts File.
Custom PDF Chart File Location
There is no logical restriction where custom PDF charts can be located. The default custom
PDF chart location is:
C:\Jeppesen\Common\Charts\CustomPDF\
Whatever location is selected for the custom PDF files, the mapping file named charts.xml
must be in the same directory.
Custom PDF Chart XML File Structure
For an example XML file see the screen capture at the end of this topic. The basic XML file
structure is in the following form:
<pdf_charts>
<airport>
<chart>
<filename>
<type>
</filename>
</type>
<!-- for type enumeration values see below -->
<indexno>
</indexno>
<procedureid>
</procedureid>
<creationdate>
</creationdate>
<effectivedate>
</effectivedate>
<expirationdate> </expirationdate>
</chart>
</airport>
</pdf_charts>
Notes on <airport>
The only airport attribute that is required to be used is the <airport icao=”XXXX”> attribute. All
other attributes are stored since the calling application has the database of airports. All
attributes except ‘airport icao’ are optional.
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If an airport does not have an ICAO designator, and will be looked up in the calling application
database by its IATA designator, then the IATA designator is listed as the ICAO attribute. For
example, if Portland Intl did not have an ICAO (which it does) and its IATA was PDX (which it
is), then “PDX” is listed in the charts.xml file as: <airport icao=”PDX”>
Date Usage
The month dates can be formatted in the following ways: a three letter abbreviation can be
used, or the month can be spelled out as follows:
MM/DD/YYYY
MM-DD-YYYY
Month DD, YYYY
DD Month YYYY
Leading zeros on the month (MM) or day (DD) are not required, the year must be four digits.
If no <creationdate> is specified, the last modified date of the file (if present) is used. The
modified date is used because the file creation date gets updated when the operating system
completes a copy function.
If no <effectivedate> is specified, the creation date of the file is used as the effective date.
If no <expirationdate> is specified, a period of 28 days beyond the <effectivedate> is used.
Enumeration Values for <type>
The possible enumeration values for Chart Type <type> are listed below. If no value is
specified for <type> unknown is the default.
airport
departure
arrival
approach
other
unknown
Filenames and Paths
The path where the charts.xml file is located, for example the path that was passed to the
Initialize() method is considered the base path for all custom PDF charts.
When the filename is requested by the caller, the entire path (base path plus the filename) will
be returned.
If the filename is considered a full path then the base path is not prepended, and only the
filename specified in the XML is returned. A full path is determined by the filename containing
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a drive specifier or if the filename begins with a backslash. This means that you can organize
the charts by specifying relative paths or full paths in the filename XML element.
For example, given the charts.xml file with a path of:
C:\Charts\charts.xml
The following filenames would be returned:
Base Path
Filename Entity
Resulting Path
C:\Charts\
chart.pdf
C:\Charts\chart.pdf
Typical example
C:\Charts\
C:\misc\chart.pdf
C:\misc\chart.pdf
Full path
C:\Charts\
\misc\chart.pdf
\misc\chart.pdf
Full path
C:\Charts\
misc\chart.pdf
C:\Charts\misc\chart.pdf
Relative path
C:\Charts\
...\misc\chart.pdf
...\misc\chart.pdf
Relative path
If there is an entry in the charts.xml file for a custom PDF chart, the chart is presented to the
caller regardless of whether that chart actually exists on the drive or not.
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Custom PDF Chart XML File Structure Example
An example of a chart.xml file screen capture is shown in the following screen capture.
FIGURE 2: Example chart.xml File
Enabling Custom PDF Charts
After the charts are installed as described in Adding Custom PDF Charts and Custom PDF
Chart XML File Structure, the application needs to be configured to enable viewing of these
charts. To enable the application to locate and view the custom PDF charts, click Tools >
Options > PDF Charts. Enter the Custom Chart Path or browse to the location and click OK.
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Understanding the Basics
Setting Measurement Units
Chapter 2: Understanding the Basics
This section contains application basic setup information. Use this section for the initial configuration of options.
This chapter contains the following topics:
•
Setting Measurement Units
•
Application Interface Window
•
Menus
•
Toolbars and Buttons
•
Enroute Chart
•
Change Notices Tab
•
Text Tab
•
Notebook Tab
•
Terminal Charts Tab
•
Chart Compare Tab
•
Customizing the Screen Configuration
•
Enroute Chart Themes
•
Working with Raster Charts
Setting Measurement Units
To change the default measurement settings click Tools > Options > Measurement. To
change the default, select from the drop-down menu to select the measurement units.
Application Interface Window
When the application is first opened the default window is displayed. This default view can be
customized to better fit your work style. Toolbars can be displayed or hidden, moved around
the window, docked and undocked. Most tabs can be displayed or hidden, and customized.
The default factory settings will show the enroute chart on the right hand side, with the airport
list and the RoutePack list on the left hand side. The standard menus are located on the top of
the user interface, and the toolbars are located below the standard menus. At the bottom of
the interface the status bar is located.
Detaching a Window
To detach a window and move it, do one of the following:
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Click View > Detach Window and when the dialog opens, select the window.
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Menus
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Click the detach window button
and drag the window to a new location.
To attach a window do one of the following:
•
Click View > Attach All Windows.
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On a detached window click the attach window button.
Adjusting Screen Proportions
The proportions of the screen used for the enroute chart, RoutePack list, and airport list can be
adjusted by selecting the border between them. Near the boarder the pointer icon changes to
a bar with arrows pointing both directions. While holding down the mouse button, drag the
arrow bar to the desired location and release the mouse button.
Displaying or Hiding Tabs
•
Select or clear to show or hide tabs:
•
Click View > Tabs > Enroute Chart, Notebook, or any custom screen configuration tabs
you have set up. See Customizing the Screen Configuration.
•
Right-click a tab and click Hide Tab or Restore to Default Arrangement.
Tool Tips
Tool Tips appear on the bottom left side of the status bar when you hover the mouse cursor
over a toolbar button.
Changing the Lat/Lon Display
Right-click on the Lat/Lon display to open a sub-menu where you can change between
Minutes Only, Show Seconds, and Decimal Degrees. The lat/lon displays the cursor position.
Clock
Click on the clock to toggle it between standard time, 24-hour time, and UTC time. The clock
reflects the time and date of the computer system clock that this application is installed on.
Menus
This section explores the application menus.
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Menus
File Menu
The File menu has the following selections.
New
RoutePack
Ctrl+Q
Opens a dialog box to create a
new RoutePack.
Open
RoutePack
Ctrl+O
Opens the Load RoutePack to
load a saved RoutePack.
Close
Closes an open RoutePack.
Close All
RoutePacks
Closes all open RoutePacks.
Recent File
Opens your most recent
RoutePack file.
Check for Updates
Print
Export
Exit
Select to check for current data
updates, and to install them.
Opens the Print sub-menu.
Use to export and reformat a
RoutePack file that is formatted in
CRF to a file formatted in RPK.
Closes the application.
Route Menu
The Route menu has the following selections.
Add Route
Activate And
Show Route
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Adds a route to a RoutePack.
Activate the route and show it on
the enroute chart.
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Opens a sub-menu with the
following selections.
• Append or Stop Appending
Waypoints—Click to add
waypoints to the selected
route. Click again to stop
adding waypoints.
Edit
• Plain Language
Routing—Opens the Plain
Language Flight Plan dialog
box. Use this dialog box to
modify the selected route.
• Delete—Deletes the currently
open RoutePack. Does not
save a copy.
• Duplicate Route—Makes a
copy of the selected route.
Plan Alternate
Opens the Plan Alternate dialog
box.
Edit Menu
The Edit menu has the following selections.
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Undo
Ctrl+Z
Select this if you loaded a
RoutePack and want to unload it.
Redo
Ctrl+Y
The opposite of Undo. Restores
the RoutePack unloaded using
Undo.
Cut
Ctrl+X
Use to cut a route or airport and
paste into another route or
RoutePack.
Copy
Ctrl+C
Use to copy a route or airport and
paste into another route or
RoutePack.
Paste
Ctrl+V
Pastes the contents of the
clipboard.
Delete
Deletes a RoutePack from your
current session. The keyboard
shortcut is pressing the Delete
key.
Edit Objects
Use to edit objects created with
the drawing tools.
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View Menu
The view menu has the following selections.
Status Bar
Tabs
Detach Window
Displays or hides the status bar.
Displays the Hide Tab/Display Tab
sub-menu and displays or hides
tabs. If you create custom tabs
they appear in this sub-menu with
the custom name you gave them.
See Customizing the Screen
Configuration.
Click to open a dialog box that
lists available windows that can
be detached and moved. See
Detaching a Window.
Attach All
Windows
Click to attach all previously
detached windows. See
Detaching a Window.
Toolbars
Displays the Toolbars sub-menu.
Shows or hides the different
toolbars. See Toolbars and
Buttons.
Enroute Menu
The Chart menu has the following selections.
Zoom In
Zoom Out
Zooms out one level, or 30%.
Max Zoom Out
Zooms out to the maximum zoom
out level.
Previous View
Previous View is similar to the
Back button in a browser, this
button navigates in reverse
through previous displays and
zoom levels.
Next View
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Zooms in one level, or 30%.
Next View is similar to the
Forward button in a browser, this
button navigates forward to view
previous displays.
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Opens a sub-menu with the
following selections.
• Set Default View—Sets current
view to the default view.
Favorite Views
• Show Default View—If you set
a default view, shows that view.
The keyboard shortcut is
Ctrl+D.
• Save View—Opens the Add
Favorites dialog box. Save the
view with a name.
• Remove View—Opens a
sub-menu with previously
saved views. Click a view to
remove it.
Reset Theme
Define User
Waypoints
Range / Bearing
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Restores the theme to the default
after any changes were made to
that theme.
Opens the User Waypoint
Properties dialog box.
Displays the Range Bearing
menu.
Load/Display
Raster Charts
Displays the Raster Charts
sub-menu. Use this to load
selected raster charts, or browse
to raster charts.
Hide
Raster Charts
Hides viewable raster charts.
Hide
Raster Outlines
Hides the raster chart outlines.
Unload All
Raster Charts
Unloads all of the raster charts.
Search
Displays a Enroute Data Search
dialog box for searching
capabilities.
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Tools Menu
The Tools menu has the following selections.
Load Data
Opens a dialog box to browse to
the location of the updated data
for a manual update. Requires
that you have the update DVD.
Most installations will update
using the CDA, and not a data
DVD.
Get Updates
In most installations this option is
dimmed because you are notified
of updates on stat up. This option
would only be active if you started
the application, canceled the
update notice, and wanted to
manually update at a later time.
Get Optional Data
Update
Opens the Data Update dialog
where you can select to start the
optional high-resolution cultural
and terrain data downloads. While
this data is downloading, you can
continue to work with the
application, and the data will
download in the background. Your
newly downloaded cultural and/or
terrain data updates will be
applied at startup, so you will
need to close and then reopen
the application to view.
Airport Favorites
New Object
Opens the Drawing Tools dialog
box.
Sunrise/Sunset
Opens the Sunrise/Sunset tool.
Enter a waypoint for the waypoint
time, or enter a character string to
begin a search.
Unit Converter
Opens the Unit Converter tool.
Options
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Opens a sub-menu with the
airport selections.
Displays the Options dialog where
many of the options are set.
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Weather Menu
The Weather menu has the following selections.
Display Weather
Select to display weather on the
map and to display the weather
types; clear to hide the display of
weather and the weather types.
Display Weather
Types
Opens a sub-menu with the
weather selections. Select or
clear each type of weather
product. The weather types are
dimmed if Display Weather is not
selected.
Weather Legend
Select or clear to show or hide the
weather legend for selected
weather products.
Weather Map
Controls
Select or clear to show or hide the
weather manager.
Weather Options
Click to open the Live Weather
Options dialog box.
Notebook Menu
The Notebook menu has the following selections.
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Add
Opens an Add Note dialog where
you can add text that will appear
in any notebook annotated with
the date and time of the notebook
entry.
New
Opens a dialog and prompts for a
name for your new notebook.
Open
Opens a dialog that prompts you
for the name of the notebook you
want to open.
Save
Opens a dialog that prompts you
for a name to use to save your
notebook.
Print
Opens the Print dialog.
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Toolbars and Buttons
Help Menu
The Help menu has the following selections.
Help
Opens the indexed and
searchable help.
Registration
Opens a dialog box that lists the
Serial number, Site Code, and
Key Code. This information is
important if you ever need
register your copy or contact
Jeppesen Technical Support.
Show Data
Effective
Opens a dialog box where you
can verify that your data is
current.
About
Opens a dialog box that displays
the version and build number, as
well as the version and build of
the plug-ins you currently have
installed. This information is
important if you ever need to
contact Jeppesen Technical
Support.
Right-Click Menus
Access to many features are available through right-click menus throughout this application.
When right-click menus are available, they are discussed in the specific topic the right-click
menu is related to. Right-click menus appear when you right-click on objects such as airports
in the airport list, RoutePacks in the RoutePack list, items on the enroute chart (routes,
boundaries, navaids). In addition, right-clicking in the blank or open area of the RoutePack list
and the enroute chart provides additional menu options.
Toolbars and Buttons
A toolbar is a collection of controls. To identify a button, hover the mouse pointer over the
button until a Tool Tip displays its name in either a popup or on the bottom left of the status
bar. Buttons that are (currently) inactive are dimmed.
Arranging Toolbars
By default, toolbars are docked, or fixed, at the top of the screen; however, toolbars can be
undocked and moved to a different position on the screen.
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Toolbars and Buttons
Undocking a Toolbar
You can undock a toolbar to move it to another location separate from the application window.
1. Double-click the left or right edge of the docked toolbar. The toolbar undocks and becomes
floating as shown in the following screen capture. [Figure 3:]
2. Move the floating toolbar to a new location. You can leave it floating or dock it.
FIGURE 3: Floating toolbar
Docking a Toolbar
Double-click the toolbar or drag the toolbar to a point on the edge of the screen. The toolbar
docks as shown in the following screen capture. [Figure 4:]
FIGURE 4: Docked toolbar
Moving a Toolbar
1. Point to the left edge of the toolbar (or the title bar if the toolbar is undocked).
2. Drag the toolbar to the desired location.
3. Hold the Ctrl key to keep the toolbar from re-docking if its near an edge.
Displaying (or Hiding) a Toolbar
1. Click View > Toolbars.
2. Select (or clear) the toolbar you want to display (or hide).
Standard Toolbar
The Standard toolbar has the following selections:
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New RoutePack File
Creates a RoutePack that can be
stored for a future use, or
deployed at time of creation.
Load RoutePack File
Loads a RoutePack that was
previously created and stored, or
a RoutePack created in another
Jeppesen application.
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Toolbars and Buttons
Cut
Cuts item and places it in the
clipboard.
Copy
Copies item and places it in the
clipboard.
Paste
Pastes contents from the
clipboard.
Undo
Undo the last action.
Redo
Redo the previously undone
(undo) action.
Help
Click the help button to access
the application’s help.
What’s This Help
Click the what’s this help button to
change the cursor to the What’s
This cursor. Click on an area of
the screen or on a button to get
help on that specific item, if more
information is available.
Enroute Chart Toolbar
The enroute chart toolbar accesses functions for the enroute chart and terminal charts views,
although some icons are active for only one of the two views. The enroute chart toolbar has
the following selections:
Enroute + Terminal Data
Search
Opens the Enroute Data Search
dialog box.
Previous View
Similar to the Back button in a
browser, this button navigates in
reverse through previous displays
and zoom levels.
Next View
Similar to the Forward button in a
browser, this button navigates
forward to view previous displays.
Zoom In
Zoom Out
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Zooms in one level, or 30%.
Zooms out one level, or 30%.
Reset Zoom
Zooms out to the maximum zoom
out level.
Off Route Blend Increase
Increases the contrast to make
the enroute chart objects more
visible (more opaque and darker).
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Drop-Down
Menu
Off Route Blend Decrease
Decreases the contrast of chart
objects with each click until at
maximum blend down, enroute
chart objects blend into the
enroute chart and are no longer
visible (the chart objects become
transparent). Use blend decrease
to de-clutter the enroute chart.
Chart Themes
Provides a drop-down menu to
select different enroute chart view
themes.
Atlas Theme
Toggles between showing and
hiding the Atlas theme on the
enroute chart view.
Thumbnail
Toggles between showing and
hiding the thumbnail on the
enroute chart view.
Default View
Returns the enroute chart view to
the user-defined or application
default view.
Weather Toolbar
The weather toolbar is used to toggle on and off the display of weather and weather products.
The Weather toolbar has the following selections:
Toggle on and off the display of
weather products.
Toggle on and off the display of
turbulence.
Toggle on and off the display of
lightning.
Toggle on and off the display of
winds.
Toggle on and off the display of
icing.
Toggle on and off the display of
radar echo tops.
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Toggle on and off the display of
NEXRAD.
Toggle on and off the display of
SIGMETs.
Toggle on and off the display of
AIRMETs.
Toggle on and off the display of
METARs and TAFs.
Tools Toolbar
The Tools toolbar has the following selections:
Normal Mode
Route Mode
Drag Pan Mode
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Displays the normal arrow selection
cursor.
Displays the point and click cursor for
setting up routes. Automatically
selected when in the Add Route Point and Click mode. Shown in the
selected mode.
Displays the hand cursor for
navigating using the mouse button
drag method.
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Displays a measuring device with the
following pull-down menu options:
Anchor Mode
• Point to Point—Displays a
measurement on the enroute
chart from the point you place
your cursor and click and drag
to the final point. The
measurement is sticky, that is it
remains on the enroute chart
until you click Anchor Mode >
Remove All.
• Measurement Only—Displays
a measurement on the enroute
chart from the point you place
your cursor and click and drag
to the final point. The
measurement is not sticky and
is only visible as long as you
hold down the mouse button.
• Remove All—Removes all
measurements placed on the
enroute chart in anchor mode.
Add User Waypoint
Adds a user waypoint to the enroute
chart.
Preferences Toolbar
Preferences are only available when the enroute chart is active (selected). Some preferences
are only visible at certain enroute chart zoom levels or with certain themes. The Preferences
toolbar has the following selections:
Factory Defaults
IFR Airports
VFR Airports
Low-Use Airports
VORs
NDBs
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Returns the preferences toolbar
to the factory presets.
Displays or hides IFR airports.
Displays or hides VFR airports.
Displays or hides low use
airports.
Displays or hides VORs.
Displays or hides enroute NDBs.
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Enroute Airspace
Fixes
In the Low Altitude Enroute
theme, there are some localizers
also connected to formations and
display when Enroute Airspace
Fixes are selected. See
Formations.
Terminal Airspace
Fixes
Displays or hides terminal
airspace fixes.
Formations
Low Airways
Displays or hides low altitude
airways.
High Airways
Displays or hides high altitude
airways.
Terminal Airspace
Special Use
Airspace
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Displays or hides formations. The
term "formations" is short for
"waypoint formations" which is the
defining information that "forms"
that waypoint; the intersection of
radials from two different navaids.
Displays or hides terminal
airspace, and the uncontrolled
airspace is displayed when the
IFR Airports and the CONOPS
VFR enroute chart theme is
selected. See Enroute Chart
Toolbar. Uncontrolled airspaces
show up on the enroute chart as
gray areas.
Displays or hides special use
airspace.
Localizers
Displays or hides localizers on the
enroute chart. In the Low Altitude
Enroute theme, there are some
localizers also connected to
formations and display when
Enroute Airspace Fixes are
selected. See Formations.
ARTCC / FIR / UIR
Boundaries
Displays or hides ARTCC / FIR /
UIR Boundaries on the enroute
chart (Air Route Traffic Control
Center, Flight Information Region,
Upper Flight Information Region).
Lat Lon Grid
Displays or hides the latitude
longitude grid.
Grid MORAs
Displays or hides grid MORAs
(Minimum Off Route Altitudes).
Obstacles
Displays or hides known
obstacles such as mountains.
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Holding Patterns
Roads
Railroads
Displays or hides known holding
patterns.
Displays or hides roads.
Displays or hides railroads.
Urban Areas
Displays or hides high population
areas.
Hydrography
Displays or hides inland water
(rivers, lakes, etc.) but not
oceans.
Political Boundaries
Displays or hides boundaries
such as states, provinces, and
countries.
Terrain Contours
Displays or hides the contour
lines of the terrain.
Terrain
Displays or hides graduated
surface terrain. When terrain is
not enabled, the Spot Elevations
are also not enabled/visible.
Isogonic Lines
Displays or hides the isogonic
lines on the enroute chart.
Transit Routes
Displays or hides the transit
routes on the enroute chart.
Toggle Objects
Toggle AR Tracks
Displays or hides objects.
Displays or hides air refueling
tracks.
Terminal Charts Toolbar
The terminal charts toolbar has the following selections:
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Toggle Chart Display
on Enroute Chart
When a chart is selected, this
button will toggle between the
terminal chart and the enroute
chart display when viewing the
enroute chart (enroute chart tab is
selected).
Show Full Chart
Zooms out to display the selected
chart in its entirety.
Show Header
Zooms in on the header portion of
the selected chart. (Not available
for all charts.)
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Show Plan
Zooms in and centers on the map
portion of the selected chart. (Not
available for all charts.)
Show Profile and
Minimums
Zooms in and centers on the
profile and minimums portion of
the selected chart. (Not available
for all charts.)
Rotate
Counter-Clockwise
90 Degrees
Rotate Clockwise 90
Degrees
Rotates the selected chart
90 degrees counter-clockwise.
Rotates the selected chart
90 degrees clockwise.
Previous Terminal
Chart
Similar to the back button in a
browser, this button navigates in
reverse through previous charts in
a series.
Next Terminal Chart
Similar to the forward button in a
browser, this button navigates
forward to view the next chart in a
series.
Chart Compare Toolbar
The chart compare toolbar has the following selections:
Zooms in one level, or 30%.
Zoom In
Zooms out one level, or 30%.
Zoom Out
Full Zoom Out
Zooms out to the maximum zoom
out level.
Rotate Left
Rotates the selected chart 90
degrees counter-clockwise.
Rotate Right
Rotates the selected chart 90
degrees clockwise.
Moves the chart up.
Scroll Up
Moves the chart down.
Scroll Down
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Moves the chart to the left.
Scroll Left
Moves the chart to the right.
Scroll Right
Zoom Rectangle
Mode
Displays the arrow cursor for
using the mouse to click-and-drag
a zoom in rectangle.
Drag Pan Mode
Displays the hand cursor for
navigating using the mouse
button drag method.
Enroute Chart
Use the enroute chart to perform tasks that use the enroute chart.
Navigating the Enroute Chart
The following section explains the different ways to navigate the enroute chart.
Panning
When you move the cursor to an edge of the enroute chart, the arrow changes shape to a big
green arrowhead to indicate that it is a pan control. Clicking the mouse when the arrow
appears pans the screen in that direction. To autopan hold down the mouse button when the
arrow appears (continuous panning until you release the mouse button). The arrow keys on
the keyboard also pans the enroute chart.
Zooming
Zooming in and out on the enroute chart can be accomplished in numerous ways. The most
common method is using a zoom box (also called drag zoom).
Other methods of zooming in and out include:
•
Clicking the zoom in, zoom out, or full zoom out buttons on the toolbar. [Figure 5:]
FIGURE 5: Zoom in, zoom out, and full zoom buttons
•
Right-click on an open area of the enroute chart to access the menu and then selecting the
Zoom In, Zoom Out, or Full Zoom Out options.
•
Pressing the keyboard minus (–) or plus (+) buttons.
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•
Scrolling the mouse wheel.
Drawing a Zoom Box (Drag Zoom)
To use a zoom box, or drag zoom as it is sometimes called, place the cursor on the chart, hold
the mouse button, and drag the cursor to draw a box on the screen. [Figure 6:]
FIGURE 6: Example Zoom Box
When the mouse button is released, the area on the enroute chart inside the box expands to
fill the screen. The smaller the box drawn, the further the chart zooms in.
A zoom box cannot be drawn if the chart is already at maximum zoom-in.
Drag Pan Mode
Click Drag Pan Mode
and use the hand cursor
on the enroute chart to drag pan to
a new location. In drag pan mode the right-click zoom in and zoom out also work.
Ruler
Use shift-click and drag to create a ruler on the enroute chart.
Previous and Next View
Previous View and Next View both can be accessed from the right-click menu or by clicking
Previous View or Next View on the toolbar. [Figure 7:] These options are similar to the next
and back buttons in a web browser, except they control the location and zoom level on the
chart.
FIGURE 7: Previous and next buttons
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Enroute Chart
Default View
The default view refers to the enroute chart location and zoom level displayed in the main
window every time you start the application. You can reset this view to display a different
location upon startup, and you can return to this default view at any time.
A theme is not included in the default view. On startup the theme shown is the theme that was
last selected.
Changing the Enroute Chart Default View
To change the enroute chart default view:
1. Navigate to the desired location and zoom level in the enroute chart.
2. Click Enroute > Favorite Views > Set Default View.
This changes the default view to the current display.
Displaying the Enroute Chart Default View
To display the current default view, do one of the following:
•
Click Enroute > Favorite Views > Show Default View
•
In the toolbar, click Default View
•
Press Ctrl+D
The default view does not change the theme, or change the RoutePack list or airport list filters.
It only displays the enroute chart over a particular area at a specified zoom level.
Enroute Chart Objects
Chart objects are features that display on the enroute chart. They include airports, airspace,
airways, enroute markers, ARTCC/FIR/UIR boundaries, holding patterns, enroute airspace
and terminal fixes, localizers, marker beacons, NDBs, obstacles, user-defined waypoints,
intersections, VORs, and routes. Features that do not display on current IFR paper enroute
charts do not display in the electronic versions either.
Selecting an Enroute Chart Object
To select a chart object, right-click the selected object. If you click the chart where two or more
items are co-located, the Select Nav Object dialog box displays.
•
Select the desired item and then click Close.
•
To display the item’s Properties dialog box, click Details.
Some chart objects have no additional data to display, specifically: enroute markers, marker
beacons, surface features (such as roads and lakes), MORAs, holding patterns, localizer
feathers, and VFR reporting points. Clicking these features does not display a properties
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dialog box and they cannot be added to routes. An exception is VFR reporting points, which
can be added to a route using the drag and drop technique.
Searching for a Navaid
The Nav Data Search function allows you to search for enroute chart objects.
Searching and Locating a Waypoint
To open the Enroute Data Search dialog box:
1. Do one of the following:
•
Click Enroute Data Search.
•
Click Enroute > Search.
2. Enter all or part of the waypoint name and click Search.
3. Select the type of waypoint to search for by clicking Nav Data Type.
4. Select or clear Options from Match Identity, Match Name, Match City, Partial Match, User
Waypoint, and Within 500 nautical miles.
5. Click Locate on Chart to move the chart to the waypoint location. An arrow points to the
waypoint.
6. Click Details for properties of the object.
7. To add an object to a route click Add to Route.
8. Click Close when finished.
Thumbnail
The thumbnail is a secondary view of the enroute chart that enables you to navigate to a
specific location in the main chart view. The blue box in the thumbnail graphic represents the
area displayed in the enroute chart. [Figure 8:] To show or hide the thumbnail click
or use
keyboard shortcut Ctrl+E.
Thumbnail Location
To change where the thumbnail is displayed on the enroute chart point to edge of the box. The
mouse pointer changes to a four-way arrow. Drag the thumbnail to a different location. The
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default location of the thumbnail is set using Tools > Options > Display. The thumbnail will
disappear if the entire route is visible on the enroute chart.
FIGURE 8: Thumbnail view box
Thumbnail View Box
If the entire route is not visible on the enroute chart, depending on the zoom level, a thumbnail
view box appears within the thumbnail view. Double-click on the route in the thumbnail box to
center the route on the chart. The view box can be dragged around within the thumbnail view.
As the thumbnail view box is moved the view of the enroute chart changes accordingly as
shown below in the before and after examples.
Printing the Enroute Chart
To print the enroute chart, do one of the following:
•
Print a Trip Kit from a RoutePack. Click File > Print > Print Trip Kit. This opens the Print
dialog. On the Print dialog click Trip Kit Items. Clear everything except enroute chart.
•
Click File > Print while the enroute chart is displayed in the enroute chart view.
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Change Notices Tab
•
Click File > Print Preview to display a print preview window from which the enroute chart
can be printed.
Enroute Chart Printing Options
When printing the enroute chart there are options to show or hide the compass rose and
lat/lon grid lines. If neither Show Compass Rose nor Show Lat/Lon Grid are selected, they will
display on the enroute chart, but will not print. This applies to the enroute chart only, and not to
the airport charts or any other chart.
To set the enroute chart printing options:
1. Click Tools > Options > Printing tab.
2. Select or clear Show Compass Rose.
3. Select or clear Show Lat/Lon Grid.
Change Notices Tab
To view chart change notices, click the Change Notices tab and select an airport in either the
airport list or the RoutePack list. [Figure 9:]
FIGURE 9: Terminal chart change notice
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If there are no chart change notices available it will be stated when you select that airport.
[Figure 10:]
FIGURE 10: When no notice is available
Printing Change Notices
Change notices can only be printed from a Trip Kit that belongs to a specified RoutePack.
To print change notices for a specific RoutePack:
1. Open the RoutePack that you want to print the change notices for. To print do one of the
following:
•
Right-click the top element of the RoutePack and click Print.
•
Click the top element of the RoutePack and click File > Print > Print Trip Kit or File >
Print > Print Change Notices. This opens the Print dialog.
2. On the Print dialog click Trip Kit Items. This opens the Trip Kit Items dialog.
3. Clear all of the items except Change Notices.
4. Click OK to print.
Text Tab
This application offers you a built-in Airway manual, and Bottlang Airfield manual.
Click the Text tab to access to the Airway Manual and the Bottlang Airfield Manual (VFR Text).
[Figure 11:]
FIGURE 11: Airway manual selected
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Viewing the Airway Manual
To find information for a specified region in the Airway Manual:
1. Access the contents of the Airway Manual by performing one of the following actions:
•
Click the plus sign (+) next to Airway Manual to expand the selection.
•
Double-click Airway Manual.
•
To expand all the topics, right-click Airway Manual or any topic in the manual and
select Expand all. To collapse the manual, right-click Airway Manual or any topic and
select Collapse all.
2. Select the desired category from the menu, and then select the desired region (if applicable).
3. Select the desired topic to appear in the right panel.
•
Use the scroll bars or the arrow keys to move up and down in the topic window.
•
Use the Text Viewer toolbar to zoom in, print the topic and move through the
documents. [Figure 12:]
FIGURE 12: Text viewer toolbar
Viewing the Bottlang Airfield Manual
If you have a European VFR subscription, you will receive access to the Bottlang Airfield
Manual (VFR Text). The Bottlang Airfield Manual is organized by general information and then
by country.
To view information in the Bottlang Airfield Manual:
1. Click the Text tab.
2. Access the contents of the Bottlang Airfield Manual by performing one of the following
actions:
•
Click the plus sign (+) next to VFR Text to expand the selection.
•
Double-click VFR Text.
•
To expand all the topics, right-click VFR Text or any topic in the manual and select
Expand all. To collapse the manual, right-click VFR Text or any topic and select
Collapse all.
3. Select the desired country from the menu, and then select the desired topic. The selected
topic appears on the right panel.
•
Use the scroll bars or the arrow keys to move up and down in the topic window.
•
Use the Text Viewer toolbar to view various parts of the manual in French, German and
English, print the topic and move through the documents.
Searching the Built-In Manuals
Use the Search tab to locate key words in the Airway Manual or the Bottlang Airfield Manual
(VFR Text). To search for a topic or a keyword:
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1. Click the Search tab.
2. Enter keywords into the Search field. If you are looking for a French or German word in the
Bottlang Airfield Manual, verify you have the appropriate language selected in the Text
Viewer toolbar, or click All languages.
3. If you entered more than one word and would like to find topics including both words, select
All words (AND). If you would prefer to find topics that contain one word or the other, but
not necessarily in the same topic, keep Any word (OR) selected.
4. Select Match whole word only if you want to search for the whole word and not partial
words. When searching for "end" with whole words only the search engine will not search
for other words such as "descend", "intended", "attend", "endless", and "endorsed".
5. Click Airway Manual or VFR Text. You can only search one manual at one time.
6. Click Search.
Search Results
The search results appear in the Search Results tab. To view the topic pertaining to the
user-defined search, click the Search Results tab and you can perform the following:
1. Use the up and down arrows keys to scan the pages.
2. Single-click on a topic in the Search Results tab to display that page in the window without
switching to the Table of Contents tab.
3. Double-click or press Enter on a topic to view the page and switch to the Table of Contents
tab. This allows you to view where the topic resides in the document.
4. The searched words are highlighted.
Search results no longer display when the following occurs:
•
A new search is conducted.
•
A new language is selected from the toolbar.
•
The application closes.
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Text Viewer Toolbar Buttons
Previous View
Navigates through previously
displayed pages at the last known
zoom level.
Next View
Activates once the Previous View
action is used. It navigates
forward to view previously
displayed pages at the last known
zoom level.
Up one topic
Displays the previous topic in the
book.
Down one topic
Increase font size
Decrease font size
Toggle left pane
Displays the next topic in the
book.
Increases the topic font size.
Decreases the topic font size.
Removes or adds the split bar
between the table of contents and
the displayed topic. Removing the
spit bar allows more viewing area
of the topic while displaying the
split bar allows the table of
contents to display with the topic.
The splitter bar location is saved
between sessions.
Add bookmark
Creates a list of favorite topics.
The favorite topics appear in the
Bookmarks tab.
Remove bookmark
Activates when the Bookmark tab
is open and your favorite topics
are displayed. To remove a
pre-defined bookmark, select the
topic heading and click the
Remove bookmark icon.
Print the active
document
Opens the Print dialog box to print
the displayed topic.
Switch language
mode to English
Displays only English topics in the
Bottlang Airfield Manual.
Switch language
mode to German
Displays only German topics in
the Bottlang Airfield Manual.
Switch language
mode to French
Displays only French topics in the
Bottlang Airfield Manual.
Show all languages
Displays all topics in all available
languages.
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Show/Hide
modifications
Displays or hides the revision
bars from the selected date.
Working with the Images
Many images in the online Airway Manual and the Bottlang Airfield Manual (VFR Text) can be
rotated, reduced and expanded for better viewing by using the small toolbar above the image.
[Figure 13:] The toolbar associated with the image only works for the image, and not for any
text that might surround the image. If you make any display changes to an image, they automatically reset when you view another topic, or close the application.
FIGURE 13: Airway manual graphic
Rotates the image 90 degrees counter-clockwise.
Resets the rotation aspect to the default display. It does not reset the
size of the image.
Rotates the image 90 degrees clockwise.
Zooms out or reduces the size of the image.
Resets the image size to the default display. It does not reset the
rotation aspect.
Zooms in or magnifies the size of the image.
FIGURE 14: Airway manual image control buttons
Working with Different Languages
The Airway Manual only displays information in English. Regardless of the language selected
in the Text Viewer Toolbar the Airway Manual will only display in English.
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The Bottlang Airfield Manual (VFR Text) works slightly different than the Airway Manual
because it supports multiple languages. There are categories under the VFR Text that support
different countries (France, Germany, Austria, etc.). Each country listed has information in
specified languages; all of them have English.
•
Austria has the same information in English and German.
•
Belgium has the same information in English and French.
•
France has the same information in English and French.
•
Germany has the same information in English and German.
•
Switzerland has the same information in English, German and French.
•
All other countries are in English only.
Depending on what language you select in the toolbar, there may be countries that do not
have any topics in that language. For example when All is selected, you will see all topics
available for that country, in the languages supported. When viewing the France book and
changing the language mode to French, you will only see the topics in French. When viewing
the France book and changing the language mode to German, you will only see the topics in
German.
Organizing Your Bookmarks
The Bookmarks tab is used to bookmark topics that are frequently viewed. You can have quick
access to your favorite topics by selecting them from this tab. There are two methods of
adding a topic to the Bookmarks tab:
Method 1
Select any book or topic in the Table of Contents. Click the Add Bookmark icon.
Method 2
1. Right-click any book or topic in the Table of Contents.
2. Select Add Bookmark from the shortcut menu.
You can create as many bookmarks as you like. Once you have added your bookmarks, you
can organize them in a way that best suits your needs by creating folders, moving the
bookmarks to different areas of the list, renaming bookmarks, and removing bookmarks that
are no longer used.
Adding a Folder
To add a folder where you can move your bookmarks into:
1. Click the Bookmarks tab.
2. Right-click any existing bookmark and select New Folder.
A new folder is created below the selected bookmark. At this time, you can rename and move
your folder.
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Moving Bookmarks
You can move any of your bookmarks to different areas within the Bookmarks tab. To move a
bookmark:
1. Click an existing bookmark to select it.
2. While holding the mouse button, move the bookmark to the desired location. Releasing the
bookmark on another existing bookmark places it underneath it in a separate level.
You can create many levels of bookmarks.
Renaming Bookmarks
If you would like to rename a bookmark to recognize the topic with your own words:
1. Right-click an existing bookmark and select Rename Item.
2. Enter a new title.
Removing Bookmarks
To remove a bookmark that is no longer needed, click on an existing bookmark and perform
one of the following actions:
•
Right-click the bookmark and select Remove Item.
•
Press the Delete key on the keyboard.
•
Click the Remove bookmark icon.
Printing a Topic
To print a topic:
1. Select the topic you wish to print from the table of contents in the Text view.
2. Click the Print
icon in the Text Viewer toolbar or press Ctrl+P.
3. The Print dialog box appears. Select your preferences and click Print.
You can only print one topic at one time. On the header of each printed topic, a revision date
appears indicating the last time the content of that particular page was updated using the date
format of YYYYMMDD where YYYY is the year, MM is the month of the year between 01 and
12, and DD is the day of the month between 01 and 31.
If a topic is not displayed in the Text view, the print icon is not available.
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Notebook Tab
The name and path of the currently open notebook is shown on the bottom status bar.
Adding Text
After selecting the Notebook tab, click Notebook > Add to open the Add Note dialog where
you can add text that will appear in the currently open notebook with the date and time of the
entry.
New Custom Notebook
After selecting the Notebook tab, click Notebook > New. When prompted, name the
notebook. With a Custom Notebook, notes from each mission or flight can be kept separate.
When entries are made the date and time from the computer’s clock is used.
Opening a Notebook
After selecting the Notebook tab, click Notebook > Open. Select the notebook to view, or
browse to a location where a notebook was saved. To open a new notebook use Notebook >
New. This creates a new notebook.
Saving a Notebook
To save the currently open notebook, click Notebook > Save. Save the notebook to the
default location or browse to a folder. The notebook can also be renamed by saving it to a
different file name.
A copy can also be saved using Notebook > Save and appending to the notebook name with
a word such as COPY.
Printing a Notebook
To print an open notebook, click Notebook > Print. This opens the Print dialog.
Terminal Charts Tab
To view charts, click this tab and select an airport in either the airport list or the RoutePack list.
In a RoutePack, click on a chart and press Enter. The selected chart is shown in the Terminal
Charts tab. Charts can be manipulated using the Terminal Charts toolbar. See Terminal
Charts Toolbar.
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Printing a Terminal Chart Revision Letter
Terminal Chart Revision Letters can only be printed from a Trip Kit that belongs to a specified
RoutePack.
To print a chart revision letter for a specific RoutePack:
1. Open the RoutePack that you want to print the revision letter chart for.
To print do one of the following:
•
Right-click a chart and click Print.
•
Right-click the top element of the RoutePack and click Print.
•
Click the top element of the RoutePack and click File > Print > Print Trip Kit. This opens
the Print dialog.
2. On the Print dialog click Trip Kit Items. This opens the Trip Kit Items dialog.
3. Clear all of the items except Terminal Chart Revision Letter.
4. Click OK to print.
Chart Compare Tab
The chart compare feature allows you to compare charts that have changed in your latest data
update with the old version of each chart that has changed. Chart compare helps you see
exactly which details have changed. The airport list in chart compare is filtered to show only
the charts that have changed. Your existing filter settings and airport favorites selection are
also applied so you do not have to sift through hundreds of charts.
Customizing the Screen Configuration
The application screen can be customized for personal efficiency or for different personal work
styles. Custom configurations can be created, edited, or removed. With custom configurations,
when two or more people share the same computer, each person could have their own work
environment with a mouse click.
You can set up a custom tab with a terminal chart view so you can view more than one chart at
a time. Be aware that when you have two terminal chart windows open, the custom terminal
chart window will not update, but the terminal chart window as part of the main application will.
You cannot edit standard configurations (Chart or Notebook for example) only Custom Configurations.
To create a new custom configuration that adds a Custom Configuration tab:
1. Click Tools > Options > Configurations tab.
2. In the Custom Configurations group click New.
3. Give the new custom configuration a Name.
4. From the Available Panes box, drag and drop the available panes to where you want
them. As you place the available panes, the pane name is moved from the Available Panes
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box to the Used Panes box.
Panes can be tiled vertically, horizontally, or in a mixed configuration.
5. Click OK to save the new custom configuration, or to start over again click Reset.
6. The new custom configuration shows up in the Selected Configurations box.
7. Click OK.
8. A new tab is added with the custom configuration with the name you gave it in step 3.
9. To show or hide tabs click Display > Show Tabs or Display > Hide Tabs.
10.Click the new tab to use that custom configuration.
If you set up a custom configuration with a single window, for example, the airport list window,
that window can no longer be detached. All three windows of the Chart Compare feature:
Chart Compare, Airport Filters, and Chart Compare Options must all be added to a custom
configuration in order for Chart Compare to function properly in that configuration.
Enroute Chart Themes
A theme is a feature that displays a particular set of chart objects and symbology associated
with that theme.
Changing the Enroute Chart Theme
To change the enroute chart theme, do one of the following:
•
Right-click an open area of the enroute chart, click Themes, and select a theme. [Figure
15:
•
Select the theme from the menu on the toolbar and click to select.]
FIGURE 15: Theme select menu
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Resetting Chart Theme Defaults
Click Enroute > Reset Theme Defaults to set the default theme.
Working with Raster Charts
Raster charts are electronic copies of paper charts superimposed on the enroute chart. Raster
charts are created by digital scanning. Raster charts only contain the information on the
printed version, and are only updated by scanning a newer version of a printed chart.
The Jeppesen Electronic Charts for Windows application displays raster charts in the
Compressed ARC Digitized Raster Graphics (CADRG), and Jeppesen's RasterPlus formats.
Configuring the Raster Chart Display
To configure the raster chart display click Tools > Options > Raster Charts tab.
Reload Charts at Start-Up—If this option is selected, the charts will load from the last
directory that charts were run from when the application is opened.
Change Chart View After Browse—If this option is selected, when you load raster charts
from a folder, the screen will move to display where the charts are that have just been loaded.
If this option is not selected (cleared) the chart view will not move.
Chart Visibility—Use the sliders to set how far you can zoom in or out on a chart before the
chart changes from raster graphics back to vector graphics.
Maximum Enlargement—The larger the ratio set for the Maximum Enlargement, 10:1 for
example, the more you can zoom in and still have the chart continue to display.
Maximum Reduction—The smaller the ratio set for the Maximum Reduction, 1:20 for
example, the more you can zoom out and still have the chart continue to display.
In the Vendors list right-click on CADRG and select Browse for CADRG Charts. Browse to
where the CADRG charts are located. The default location is:
C:\Program Files\Jeppesen\Common\RasterCharts\CADG\RPF\
In the Vendors list right-click on RasterPlus and select Browse for RasterPlus Charts.
Browse to where the RasterPlus charts are located. The default location is:
C:\Program Files\Jeppesen\Common\RasterCharts\RasterPlus\
Click OK to save your selections and exit the dialog box.
Displaying Raster Charts
To load a raster chart from a CD:
1. Place the CD in the CD-ROM drive.
2. Click Enroute > Load Charts > VendorName.
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Wait a minute and the software will begin preparing the charts. When the charts are loaded,
they are displayed in a mosaic mode where they are all available for viewing at the same time.
Showing a Single Raster Chart
If you want to display a specific chart, right-click the chart outline in the enroute chart view and
select Display Chart. The software readjusts and scales the view to center on the selected
chart.
FIGURE 16: Raster chart shown on the enroute chart
Displaying Raster Charts in Mosaic Mode
The mosaic mode displays raster charts as one seamless electronic chart. Mosaic refers to
the stitching of charts together to create, in essence, one chart. In mosaic mode you can scroll
and zoom from one chart to another anywhere within the region you have loaded. Use this
option unless you know the exact chart you want to display.
If you have elected to display a single chart and would like to show all the charts in mosaic
mode, do either of the following:
•
Click Enroute > Load Charts > Enable Mosaic.
•
Right-click an open area in the enroute chart view and select Enable Mosaic.
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Hiding Raster Charts
If you do not want the raster charts displayed when you return to the enroute chart, click
Enroute > Hide Charts. The charts will be loaded, but will not display until you click Enroute
> Show Charts.
Hiding and Displaying Raster Chart Outlines
To hide the chart outlines, click Enroute > Hide Raster Outlines.
To display the chart outlines, click Enroute > Show Raster Outlines.
Disappearing Raster Charts
If zoomed too far in or too far out to match the scale of the raster charts, the raster chart will
appear with a shaded area representing the area covered by the loaded raster charts.
To move back a view, click Previous View.
To find a new location:
1. Click Enroute > Max Zoom Out.
2. Locate the area covered by the raster set.
3. Zoom in or use the zoom box to view smaller areas.
Displaying Raster Chart Properties
The raster chart Properties dialog box provides information about the raster chart you have
selected or displayed on the screen. To open the Raster Chart Properties dialog box,
right-click any chart outline in the enroute chart, and click Properties.
Printing Raster Charts
The software has the capability to print raster charts, giving you the ability to have a hard copy
of the charts covering your route as well as viewing them on your computer.
Printing a Raster Chart
After the chart is displayed in the enroute chart as you like it, do either of the following:
•
Click File > Print > Print Enroute Chart.
•
Click the Print button on the Standard toolbar.
The chart will print on a full sheet of paper, centered on the same location your screen is
centered on. In other words the software prints to the edge of the paper, not just the portion of
chart you see on the screen.
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Printing with Multiple Raster Charts on the Screen
When there is more than one raster chart being displayed on the screen (for example, when
you are in mosaic mode and two or more charts are stitched together) the software displays a
message informing you of which charts will be printed. The software prints a full page for each
chart that is displayed on the screen when you select Print.
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Understanding Charts
Chapter 3: Working with Terminal Charts
The terminal chart window enables you to view charts selected from the airport list, or the
RoutePack list.
This chapter contains the following topics:
•
Understanding Charts
•
Navigating in the Terminal Charts View
•
Filtering Terminal Charts
•
Using Chart Compare
Understanding Charts
Most of the airports represented in the airport list or RoutePack list have charts associated
with them (some VFR airports do not have charts). These charts may include airport, airspace,
arrival, departure, qual, noise, approach, and text (special or custom notes). Future, obsolete,
and temporary charts may also be included in the list.
"Also Serves" are "10" charts that deal with SIDs and STARs. Also Serves are only displayed
for the "10" primary airports. For example, the "Also Serves" charts for airport KAPA, are only
found with the primary airport KDEN.
To view the list of charts for an airport, do any of the following in the airport list:
•
Enter the airport ICAO or IATA identification in the airport list search text box.
•
Click the plus sign (+) to the left of the airport ID to expand the list.
•
Double-click an airport.
To display a chart, do any of the following:
•
Click the Terminal Charts tab, and click any chart in the airport list or RoutePack list.
•
While not in the Terminal Charts tab, double-click the chart in the airport list or RoutePack
list.
To view another chart, do any of the following:
•
Click any chart in the airport list or RoutePack list.
•
Press the arrow keys on the keyboard to select the desired chart.
Terminal Chart Icons
Each chart displayed in the airport list or RoutePack list has an icon associated with it
depicting the type of chart. The different chart types are listed in the following table. If an IFR
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airport has VFR charts, you can distinguish between the different charts by the color; blue
icons are IFR, green icons are VFR, and purplish icons are custom PDF charts.
Airport
Airspace
Arrival
Departure
Noise
Approach
Text
Airport
IFR airport diagrams, airport
Information, take-off minimums,
JAA minimums, parking stands
and information, and parking
coordinates.
IFR Class B Airspace, Radar
Minimum Altitudes, IFR Minimum
Vector Altitude Clearance, Radar
Vectoring Area, Control Area
(CTA), Terminal Control Area
(TMA), Climb/Descend Areas,
Approach Control Area.
IFR arrival charts.
IFR departure charts.
IFR Noise Abatements, Preferred
Runways and Flight Paths.
IFR ILS, RNAV, VOR, etc.
IFR Special Notes.
VFR Airport Landing Chart.
Airspace
VFR Area Chart and Information,
VFR Visual Reference Points.
Text
VFR General Airport Information,
VFR Text Day, VFR Text Night,
VFR Departure.
Terminal Chart Changes
Terminal chart changes fall into one of two categories:
•
Changes effective immediately upon receipt—Most chart changes fall into this category.
When an airport is expanded in the airport list to reveal its charts, the dates seen in the City
column are revision dates, not to be confused with an effective date.
•
Changes that become effective mid-cycle on a specified date—Jeppesen charts use an
effective date if a chart is issued before it can be used. In this situation, you should
continue to use the previous chart until the effective date. When an airport is expanded in
the airport list to reveal its charts, you will see the current chart and the future effective
chart. The future chart has a green symbol on the icon to represent future effectivity and
displays information about when it will become effective.
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On the chart heading you will also see the revision date and the effective date. [Figure 17:] If
there is no effective date, you may use the chart upon receipt.
FIGURE 17: Revision versus effective date
When a Trip Kit is printed before a chart is effective, it prints both the current and the future
effective chart. For example, on the effective date at 0901 GMT, the old chart is expired
marking it obsolete with a red dot. The software displays the new chart as the current one. The
red dot disappears the next time you update your charts.
Updating Terminal Charts
Electronically updating charts follow the same rules as updating charts with a paper subscription. When updated, the charts with that update are effective immediately upon receipt. There
are a few exceptions where Jeppesen issues a chart before the effective date. In this case,
you should continue to use the previous chart until the effective date.
When an airport is expanded in the airport list to reveal its charts, you will see the current chart
and the future effective chart. The future chart has a green symbol on the icon to represent
future effectivity and displays information about when it will become effective. On the chart
heading, you will also see the revision date and the effective date. If there is no effective date,
use the chart upon receipt.
Navigating in the Terminal Charts View
Navigating in the terminal charts view is similar to navigating in the enroute chart. Scrolling
and zooming as well as the Next and Previous functions are the same as they are for the
enroute chart. For charts the software provides additional buttons on the Chart toolbar and
additional menu commands. You can also change the orientation of charts, rotating them 90
degrees clockwise or counterclockwise.
Scrolling
To scroll the window in the charts view, point to the edge or corner of the charts view window.
The mouse pointer turns into an arrowhead. Hold down the mouse button to auto pan. The
chart view continues scrolling until the mouse button is released.
Zooming
To zoom on a chart, do any of the following:
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Click Zoom In
Zoom Out
or Full Zoom Out
on the toolbar.
•
Click Enroute > Zoom In or Enroute > Zoom Out or Enroute > Max Zoom Out.
•
Press the plus (+) and minus (–) keys to zoom in and zoom out.
•
Use the mouse drag zoom box.
•
Click Show Full Chart
.
Zooming to a Preset Terminal Chart Section
In the terminal charts view, the buttons on the Chart toolbar allow you to be more specific
about the section of a chart on which you would like to zoom in.
These commands only work with geo-referenced charts, and are not available for airspace,
arrival, departure, or noise charts.
Filtering Terminal Charts
Terminal chart filters can reduce the number of charts displayed in the airport list according to
selected filter criteria. Use the filter selections by clicking Filters in the airport list and making
selections from the sub-menu to filter the available charts.
Terminal Chart Filter Status
Favorites shows when a favorite airports filter is in place, and the number of airports, for
example (100 Airports) would indicate that more than 13,000 airports are being filtered out and
hidden from current view. Click Filters > Clear Filters to remove the filter. This menu
selection is dimmed if there are no filters in place.
Terminal Chart Filters
In the airport list click Filters > Show/Hide Chart Types and select the type of chart you
would like displayed or hidden in the airport list. The airport still shows in the airport list even if
all of its charts are hidden.
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Info, Take-Off Minimums, JAA Minimums,
Parking Stands and Information, Parking
Coordinates and VFR Airport Landing Charts.
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Airspace
Displays or hides Class B Airspace, Radar
Minimum Altitudes, IFR Minimum Vector
Altitude Clearance, Radar Vectoring Area,
Control Area (CTA), Terminal Control Area
(TMA), Climb/Descend Areas, Approach
Control Area, VFR Area Chart and Information
and VFR Visual Reference Points.
Approach
Displays or hides ILS, RNAV, VOR and VFR
Approach charts, etc.
Arrival
Departure
Noise
Text
Displays or hides arrival charts.
Displays or hides departure charts.
Displays or hides Noise Abatements,
Preferred Runways and Flight Paths.
Displays or hides special notes.
Advanced Settings
Click Advanced Settings to open the Advanced Chart Type Settings dialog box where you
can make more advanced chart filter selection. Select from the tabs to make the selections.
Reset this page
Resets the page for the tab you have
selected.
Reset all pages
Resets all of the pages under all of the tabs.
Using Chart Compare
Comparing charts is as easy as clicking on the Chart Compare tab, and selecting a chart from
the airport list. Both charts are shown in the Chart Compare pane. By changing the Chart
Compare options, you can highlight changes that are important to you.
It is important to note that:
•
Some chart changes are more significant than others.
•
The chart compare feature allows you to compare charts that have changed in your latest
data update with the old version of each chart. It helps you see exactly which details have
changed.
•
The airport list in chart compare is filtered to show only those charts that have changed.
Your existing filter settings and airport favorite selections are also applied. See also
Filtering Terminal Charts.
Airport List
The airport list applies any airport favorites and filters you have already in effect. See Airport
Favorites on page 64 and Airport List Filters on page 59.
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Chart Compare Options
The chart compare options allow you to highlight and focus on what changes are important to
you.
No Enhancement
The charts are shown as is, without any highlighting.
New Details Prominent
The default view. New details and changes are highlighted in strong blue, and old details and
changes are highlighted in faded red.
Old Details Prominent
Old details and changes are highlighted in strong red, and new details and changes are
highlighted in faded blue.
Old and New Combined
New details and changes are highlighted in strong blue, and old details and changes are
highlighted in strong red.
Old and New Prominent
New details and changes are highlighted in strong blue, old details and changes are
highlighted in strong red, and everything else is dimmed.
Show Both Charts
The default view. Both charts are shown. Clear to view only the revised chart.
Drag Pan Mode
Select to set the cursor into drag pan mode to move the chart around when you are zoomed
in.
Highlight New Details
Select to highlight the new details and changes.
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Airport List
Chapter 4: Working with the Airport List
The Airport List contains a listing of airports, an airport search field, favorite airports filters list,
and airport filters. (See also Filtering Terminal Charts on page 52.)
This chapter contains the following topics:
•
Airport List
•
Sorting Airports
•
Airport List Keyboard Shortcuts
•
Creating a Custom Airport List Filter
•
Applying a Circular or Corridor Filter
•
Filtering Airports by Distance From
•
Adding Airports to the Airport List
•
Working With the Airport List
•
Airport List Filters
•
Filtering Airports Using the Enroute Chart
•
Airport Favorites
Airport List
The following column information is on the same row as the airport name:
Airport Favorites
Star
Add to RoutePack
ICAO (IATA)
Name
See RoutePack Basics on
page 67.
ICAO and IATA identifiers. Click
the down arrow to switch between
ICAO and IATA, and with each
having its list order reversed.
The name of the airport.
City
The city the airport is located in.
State
The state, province, or territory
the airport is located in.
Country
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This column appears after you
have set up airport favorites. See
Airport Favorites. This icon is only
visible when you are working with
an airport favorites filter.
The country the airport is located
in.
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Distance From
This column is only visible if you
right-click on an airport and select
Show Distance From. See Sorting
Airports by Distance From Here.
Airport List Keyboard Shortcuts
•
To scroll through the airport list, on your keyboard press:
Page Up, Page Down, Up Arrow, Down Arrow, Home, or End.
•
To go to the beginning of the airport list click a row and press Ctrl+Home.
•
To go to the end of the airport list click a row and press Ctrl+End.
Adding Airports to the Airport List
With eCharts for Windows, you can add airports to your airport list. Airports that you add to the
airport list will show up with a purple icon to distinguish them form the blue IFR or green VFR
airport icons.
You add airports using an XML editor of your choice. You can also use a text editor like
Microsoft Notepad to create an XML file. Name that XML file airports.xml, and then place the
file in the following directory location:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Shared Documents\Jeppesen\Common\
After placing the airports.xml file in the directory location, you must restart eCharts for
Windows.
Use the following example airports.xml file contents as a copy-and-paste template file.
Repeating the contents between the <airport> and </airport> XML tags.
The following XML fields are required:
•
<ident> The airport must be given a four character identification.
•
<name> The airport must be given a name.
•
<lat> There must be a latitude location.
•
<lon> There must be a longitude location.
Example airports.xml file:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<airports>
<airport>
<ident>Four_Letter_Identifier</ident>
<icao>ICAO_Identifier</icao>
<name>Airport_Name</name>
<city>City_Name</city>
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<state>State_Name</state>
<country>Country_Name</country>
<lat>Latitude</lat>
<lon>Longitude</lon>
<elev>Elevation</elev>
<runwaylen>Runway_Length</runwaylen>
<type>IFR_or_VFR_or_nightvfr</type>
</airport>
<airport>
</airports>
Working With the Airport List
When any portion of an airports name, identifier, city, or state is entered in the airport list
search field, the first airport in the list that matches the criteria displays at the top of the airport
list.
To search for an airport type in the desired search criteria in the Search Airport text box.
Centering on an Airport
Use the airport list to center on an airport in the enroute chart. [Figure 18:] When you find the
airport in the airport list to center on, select the airport and continue with one of the following
techniques:
•
Double-click the airport in the airport list.
•
Right-click the airport in the airport list and click Center On.
FIGURE 18: Airport location arrow
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Sorting Airports
By default, the airport list is sorted alpha-numeric by airport ID, in ascending order, first from 0
to 9, and then from A to Z.
Sorting Airports by Distance From Here
Using the Distance from column, you can enter an airport or navaid and then sort the airport
list to find the closest airport to the one specified. This is helpful when you are considering
alternate airports.
To sort airports by distance:
1. Right-click a navaid or airport on the enroute chart, in a RoutePack list, or in the airport list.
2. Select Show Distance From Here.
The airport list is reordered from closest to farthest airports.
Displaying Airport Properties
You can display the properties of an airport, such as runway construction and lengths, type of
fuel available, and repair services.
To view the properties of an airport:
•
In the airport list, or on the enroute chart, right-click an airport and then click Properties.
Distinguishing Between IFR and VFR Airport Icons
VFR airports and chart icons are displayed in green. IFR airports and chart icons are
displayed in blue.
Airport List Keyboard Shortcuts
•
To scroll through the list press Page Up, Page Down, Up Arrow, Down Arrow, Home,
and End.
•
To go to the beginning of the airport list click a row and press Ctrl+Home.
•
To go to the end of the airport list click a row and press Ctrl+End.
Resizing a Column
The width of each column can be adjusted. To change the width of a column:
1. Point to the right edge of the column heading.
2. When the pointer changes to a double arrow, drag the column to the desired width.
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Airport List Filters
Moving a Column
The order of the airport list columns can be rearranged. To move a column:
1. Click and hold the column heading.
2. While holding the mouse button, drag the heading to a new position.
Airport List Filters
Use airport list filters to limit the airports shown in the airport list to those with specific characteristics, and then apply them.
Creating a Custom Airport List Filter
1. In the airport list, click Filters > Attributes, Filters > Geography or Filters > Coverages.
2. Select from the various options.
3. Click Apply.
4. Click Done to apply you changes and close the airport list Filters dialog box.
Attributes Tab
The Attributes tab has the following selections:
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Clear Tab
Settings
Click to clear all selections made
under this tab.
Load
Click to load the filter you just set
up.
Clear All Filters
Click to clear all filters and restore
all airports and charts.
Minimum Runway
Length
Displays airports with the
minimum runway length selected
from this list. You can select a
length from the list.
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Airport List Filters
Administration Group
The Administration Group has the following selections:
Public, Private,
Military,
or Joint Use
Displays one or a combination of
those airport types. When two or
more criteria are selected, the
filters work as an AND operation
where those filtered meet all
selected criteria.
Terminal Charts Group
The Terminal Charts Group has the following selections:
Terminal Charts Available
Precision Approaches
With Chart Changes
Displays only airports that have charts
available for them.
Displays only airports that have
precision approaches.
Displays only airports that have chart
additions, deletions, or modifications
since the last revision cycle.
Customs Group
By default no check boxes are selected, and airports are displayed in the airport list regardless
of the customs services available. Select one or more oxygen types to display only the airports
with the selected services in the airport list.
Fuel Type Group
By default no check boxes are selected, and airports are displayed in the airport list regardless
of the fuel/services available. Select one or more fuel types or services to display only the
airports with the selected fuel types or services in the airport list.
Repair Services Group
By default no check boxes are selected, and airports are displayed in the airport list regardless
of the repair services available. Select one or more repair services to display only the airports
with the selected services in the airport list.
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Airport List Filters
Oxygen Group
By default no check boxes are selected, and airports are displayed in the airport list regardless
of the services available. Select one or more oxygen types to display only the airports with the
selected services in the airport list.
VFR Group
The VFR Group has the following selections:
Rotating Beacon
Displays respective airports that
have a rotating beacon.
Night VFR Capable
Displays respective airports that
are Night VFR capable. See
Airport Directory for further
details, airport hours of operations
and restrictions.
PPR
Displays airports that do not have
published hours of operations.
Prior Permission Required (PPR)
prior to use of such airports. See
the Airport Directory for detailed
information about the specific
working hours and PPR
procedures.
Geography Tab
Use filters to limit the airports shown or searched for in the airport list to those with specific
characteristics such as geographic location, rectangle, circle, or within a specified corridor,
and other characteristics. Multiple Cities, States, and/or Countries can be entered as long as
they are separated by a comma only, with no spaces (a comma separated list). The
Geography Tab has the following selections:
Clear Tab Settings
Click to clear all selections made
under this tab.
Load
Click to load the filter you just set
up.
Clear All Filters
Click to clear all filters and restore
to view all airports and charts.
Location
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Filters airports according to
entered search criteria. Type a
City, State, or Country in its
respective field. Once you have
entered a criteria, click OK.
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Filtering Airports Using the Enroute Chart
Within Boundaries Defined By Group
Filters airports according to a selected location. When you set geographic area filters, an
outline appears on the enroute chart within which the airports in the airport list are located. The
default setting is No Geographic Area Filter. After you make all of your selections, click Save
and name the filter so you can use it again, or click Done to apply your selections but not
create a reusable filter. Selections include the following:
Rectangle
Filters airports within a rectangle.
Type the appropriate latitude and
longitude points for the northwest
and southeast corners.
Circle
Filters airports around a point.
Type the appropriate latitude and
longitude center point and the
radius distance.
Corridor
Filters airports around a route.
This is active only when a route is
displayed on the enroute chart. To
initially set the corridor of width,
you need to right-click the route in
the RoutePack List or on the
enroute chart and select Show
Approaches Within. If you would
like to make changes to the
corridor width, you can edit the
information in the Geographic tab
of the Filter Settings dialog box.
Coverages Tab
This selection is dimmed when there are no tailored coverages. Filters airports according to a
selected coverage. If a coverage is not selected, coverages are ignored when filtering.
Load an Airport List Filter
To load a previously saved airport list filter, in the airport list click Filters and click Load Saved
Filter.
Filtering Airports Using the Enroute Chart
This section describes applying geographic filters graphically using the enroute chart.
Applying a Rectangle Filter
To apply a rectangle filter:
1. Zoom and pan the enroute chart to show the area you want airports listed in the airport list.
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2. Right-click an open area on the enroute chart and click Use View as Geographic Area
Filter.
The airport list displays only airports that are within the current enroute chart.
Applying a Circular or Corridor Filter
To apply a circular or corridor filter:
1. On the enroute chart right-click any airport, navaid, route waypoint, or route and click Show
Approaches Within.
2. The Filter Setup dialog box displays with a field for entering the distance from the selected
item and a drop-down menu for choosing units of measure, enter a distance in the Show
Airports Within field and click OK.
3. In the airport list, click Filters > Geography and select from Circle or Corridor. You can
adjust the filter there.
4. Click Apply and then click Done.
A boundary line on the enroute chart depicts filtered area, and the airport list shows only
airports within the rectangle, circle or corridor. If you have any other airport filters defined in
the Airports tab, it may influence your results in the airport list.
Filtering Airports by Distance From
In the airport list, you can display only the airports that are located within a specified distance
from an airport, waypoint, or route.
1. Right-click any of the following:
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An airport in the airport list or the RoutePack List.
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A waypoint in the RoutePack List or the enroute chart.
2. Select Show Approaches Within. The Filter Setup dialog box displays with a field for
entering the distance from the selected item and a drop-down list for choosing units of
measure.
3. Enter the distance in the Filter Setup dialog box and select the units of measure.
4. Click OK.
Applying an Airport Filter to the Enroute Chart
When you apply an airport filter to the enroute chart, the result is that whatever is filtered out of
the airport list, will be hidden from view. For example, If you apply a filter to display only the
military use airports on the enroute chart, all airports that are not military use will be hidden
from view. To apply the airport filter to the enroute chart in the airport list click Filters > Apply
Airport Filter to Enroute Chart.
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Airport Favorites
Managing Terminal Chart Filters
In the Airport List click Filters > Manage Term Chart Filters to manage the terminal chart
filters. Use to add, edit, save, delete, and rename your terminal chart filters. Use this option to
manage filters that can be applied when creating Trip Kits for Quick Print without affecting the
airport list or enroute chart.
Airport Favorites
The Airport Favorites feature is a user-defined filter that allows you to display or sort only
airports marked as a favorite in the airport list and hide the rest of the airports from view. The
airport list becomes more manageable by selecting the airports you use most often, and hiding
from view the airports you never access.
Creating a Airport Favorites List Filter
To create a airport favorites list filter:
1. Click Tools > Airport Favorites > New. This opens the New/Edit Airport Favorites dialog
box.
2. Enter a name for this airport favorites filter.
3. Sort on any column other than the Favorites.
4. Select (or clear) airports in the Favorites
column.
5. Click Save to save this airport favorites filter.
6. Click Done to close the dialog box.
Airport Favorites Dialog Box
The Airport Favorites dialog box has the following controls:
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Select All
Click to select all of the airports in
the favorites column for all
displayed airports. If an airport
filter is already in place, there
could be all or no airports being
displayed.
Clear All
Click to clear all of the airports in
the favorites column.
New
Creates a new filter. This control
will also clear the name if one is
present but not saved.
Save
Saves the filter.
Done
Closes the dialog box and saves
the filter.
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Cancel
Closes the dialog box without
saving.
Editing Airport Favorites
You can edit airport favorites filters to add or remove airports, or use a previously created filter
as a template to create a new filter.
1. Click the menu item Tools > Airport Filters > Edit. This opens the Airport Favorites dialog
box with all of your saved filters.
2. Select (highlight) the filter of interest, and click OK. This opens the New/Edit Airport
Favorites dialog box where you can edit the filter.
3. When all of the edits are made, click Save, and then click Done.
Deleting Airport Favorites
1. To delete an unwanted airport favorites filters click the menu item Tools > Airport Filters >
Delete. This opens the Delete Airport Favorites dialog box with all of your saved filters.
2. Select (highlight) the filter of interest, and click OK. The filter is deleted.
Removing Airports Favorites
To remove the airport favorites filter, in the airport list, click Favorites > None.
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RoutePack Basics
Chapter 5: Working with RoutePacks
This chapter covers route planning, the RoutePack, the RoutePack structure, and how to
create and manipulate RoutePacks. RoutePacks enable you to collect and print enroute and
charts in the sequence that you would use them on a flight.
This chapter contains the following topics:
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RoutePack Basics
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Creating a Route
•
Creating a Route Using Point and Click
•
Creating a Route Using Plain Language Routing
•
Modifying a Route
•
Importing a RoutePack File
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Showing the Route on the Enroute Chart
•
Understanding Other Airports
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Showing the Distance From Here
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Showing Alternate Airports
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Filtering Charts in the RoutePack
•
Selecting Charts in RoutePacks
•
Deleting or Duplicating Routes
RoutePack Basics
A RoutePack is a file that can be thought of as an electronic briefcase containing flight
information for one or more routes with their associated airports. RoutePack files can be
saved, closed, and opened for future use. A RoutePack contains either a single route, or a
collection of routes, alternate routes, and waypoints.
Registering RoutePack Files
When the application is first run, it looks for RoutePack files with the file extension "crf". If
these files are found, they are automatically registered to this application. These files will show
up with a RoutePack file icon. [Figure 19:] If you do not want the RoutePack files registered
with this application, click Tools > Options > File Type tab, and clear the selection.
FIGURE 19: RoutePack file icon
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Registering RoutePack Files
Renaming a RoutePack
Do one of the following:
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To rename a saved RoutePack, right-click in the RoutePack list and click Open
RoutePack, and enter a new File Name
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Right-click the RoutePack and click Rename.
Opening a RoutePack
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To open a RoutePack do one of the following:
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Right-click an open space in the RoutePack list and click Open RoutePack.
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Click File > Open.
•
Click Load RoutePack File.
•
Press Ctrl+O.
Select the desired RoutePack or browse to a location and click Open.
Closing a RoutePack
Closing a RoutePack removes the RoutePack from the RoutePack list, but does not erase it
from your hard disk.
To close a RoutePack do either of the following:
•
Right-click the RoutePack folder and click Close All RoutePacks.
•
Select it and click File > Close All RoutePacks.
Cutting, Copying, and Pasting
Airports (which include all of that airports charts) can be pasted to a RoutePack from the
airport list. Airports and charts that are not part of the route or RoutePack can only be pasted
to the Other Airports folder.
Multiple RoutePacks can be cut, copied, and pasted from the clipboard into a single
RoutePack in the RoutePack list. The end result is that the content of the pasted RoutePacks
are merged into a single RoutePack including the contents of the Other Airports folder. The
right-click popup menu supports the paste function when a RoutePack is selected. Airport
charts being cut will only be removed when successfully pasted.
Deleting a RoutePack File
Since the RoutePack file is like any other files, you can delete it using standard operating
system tools. To delete using the apps tools:
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Creating a Route
1. To delete a saved RoutePack right-click in the RoutePack list and click Open. The Open
RoutePacks dialog box opens.
2. Select the RoutePack to delete and right-click and click Delete.
Registering RoutePack Files
When the application is first run, it looks for RoutePack files with the file extension "crf". If
these files are found, they are not automatically registered to this application. To automatically
register these files click Tools > Options > File Type tab, and select this check box. These
files will show up with a RoutePack type icon as follows.
FIGURE 20: RoutePack icon
Creating a Route
To create a Route:
1. Click File > New RoutePack or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Q.
2. Enter a name for the RoutePack, and then click Save. The New RoutePack dialog box
opens. The options for creating a RoutePack are Point and Click or Plain Language. An
example of each follows.
Creating a Route Using Point and Click
In the following two examples we will create a RoutePack from Point of Departure (POD)
Seattle-Tacoma Intl Airport (KSEA) located in the state of Washington, to Point of Arrival
(POA) at Denver Intl Airport (KDEN) located in the state of Colorado.
Point and Click Example 1
There are many ways to create a RoutePack using the point and click method. Examples one
and two here step you through two ways. Experiment with other ways that may be better for
your usage.
To create a RoutePack, example 1, using the point and click method:
1. Click File > New RoutePack or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Q.
2. Enter a name for the RoutePack, and then click Save.
3. On the New RoutePack dialog box click Add Route – Point and Click.
4. In the airport list enter the ICAO of the departure airport (KSEA).
5. In the airport list double-click the airport icon.
6. On the enroute chart click on KSEA to select it as your POD. If there is more than one
object in the area the Select Nav Object dialog box will display so you can clarify your
selection.
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7. Select the airport (not the VORTAC) from the list and click OK.
8. In the airport list double-click the KDEN icon.
9. On the enroute chart click on KDEN to select it as your POA.
10.You can also right-click any area of the enroute chart to create a new user waypoint. These
are designated in the RoutePack and on the enroute chart as WP 1, WP 2, etc.
11. Click File > Close All RoutePacks.
Point and Click Example 2
To create a RoutePack, Example 2, using the point and click method:
1. Right-Click in the RoutePack list and click New RoutePack or use the keyboard shortcut
Ctrl+Q.
2. Enter a name for the RoutePack, and then click Save.
3. On the New RoutePack dialog box click Add Route – Point and Click.
4. Click any area of the enroute chart to create a new waypoint. If you click on an airport, that
airport is added to the route; other waypoints are added to the route as waypoints.
5. To complete your route right-click on the enroute chart and click Stop Appending
Waypoints.
Creating a Route Using Plain Language Routing
In the following example you will create a RoutePack from Point of Departure (POD)
Seattle-Tacoma Intl Airport (KSEA) located in the state of Washington, to Point of Arrival
(POA) at Denver Intl Airport (KDEN) located in the state of Colorado.
To create a RoutePack using the plain language method:
1. Click File > New RoutePack or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Q.
2. In the File Name drop-down combo box select a RoutePack to modify, or in this case, enter
a name for the RoutePack you are creating. For this example name the RoutePack KSEA
to KDEN.
3. Click Save.
4. On the New RoutePack dialog box click Add Route – Plain Language.
5. In the Route Information group box enter KSEA as the Departure and KDEN as the Arrival.
6. Click in the name box and KSEA -> KDEN is automatically entered. At this point you could
accept the default name or rename it.
7. Add waypoints by typing their name or ID into the Waypoints group box. You can also type
the term DIRECT. You can remove a waypoint by removing it from any text box. Changing
a VIA field to DIRECT will change the airway to drop the waypoint and change to direct.
8. Click OK. The RoutePack is added to the RoutePack and your route is shown in the
enroute chart.
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Creating a Route
Creating a Route Using Dot Notation Text Routing
The following example describes how to create a route using dot notation text, also known as
airway routing. You can enter point-to-point waypoints to complete your route. For example, to
create a route from Portland Intl, in Portland Oregon, to Klamath Falls, Oregon, do the
following:
1. Click File > New RoutePack or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Q.
2. In the File Name drop-down combo box select a RoutePack to modify, or in this case, enter
a name for the RoutePack you are creating. For this example name the RoutePack KPDX
to KLMT.
3. Click Save.
4. On the New RoutePack dialog box click Add Route – Text.
5. In the Enter Route Text box, enter the following text:
KPDX..BTG.V23.OED.V122.LMT..KLMT
6. Click OK.
Airways are separated by a single period (dot), as are SIDs and STARs. Two dots means
connect direct without an airway. For instance, KADW..ETAR denotes that the two airports are
to be connected directly without using an airway.
A route can also consist of waypoints. For instance, the example from step 5, without airports,
would look like the following using the single dot “airway connect” notation.
BTG.V23.OED.V122.LMT
In this example, you cannot omit waypoint OED because airways connect through established
navaids. An airway item cannot exist in the route list without valid entry and exit waypoints.
Modifying a Route
Once a route is created, you can modify it in a number of different ways.
•
Rubber band method.
•
Reordering waypoints.
•
Inserting waypoints.
Modifying a Route Using the Rubber Band Method
To insert a waypoint using the rubber band method on the enroute chart:
1. Point to the route line on the enroute chart.
2. Press the mouse button and, while holding it, drag the route to the desired waypoint or
area.
You do not have to drag the route to an existing waypoint. If you drag it to a location that is not
an airport, navaid, or intersection a new waypoint is created where you release the mouse
button. The new waypoint appears on the RoutePack list and the enroute chart redraws to
reflect the new route waypoint.
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To change (not insert) a waypoint using the rubber band method, grab the route line at a
waypoint and drag it off that waypoint to a new waypoint.
Reordering Waypoints
Waypoints can be moved into a different order by clicking and dragging in either the
RoutePack, or the route line on the enroute chart.
Inserting Waypoints
Once a route has been created, additional airports and waypoints can be inserted into the
route and existing waypoints can be changed.
Inserting Waypoints From the RoutePack List
Waypoints can be added to a route. To add right click on a route or airport in the RoutePack
list and click Find/Insert Waypoints. This opens the Nav Data Search dialog box.
Inserting Waypoints from the Airport List
Airports can be added to a route from the airport list. This adds charts for alternate airports. To
add:
1. Right click the airport and click Add Airport Terminal Charts to.
2. If all of the charts do not need to be added, expand the airport list and select only the charts
to add. If there is more than one route, select the route to which the charts are to be added.
Route Delete
Completely removes the entire route and all of the route sub-items.
Route Drag and Drop
A route can be dragged and dropped. Only routes with two or more waypoints can be dragged
and dropped.
Importing a RoutePack File
RoutePack files that were created in another Jeppesen application can be imported. Click File
> Open RoutePack (Ctrl+O), browse to the location, select that RoutePack and click Open.
Files that were in the RPK format will be converted to the Common Route Format (CRF).
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Showing the Route on the Enroute Chart
Showing the Route on the Enroute Chart
To show the RoutePack and route on the enroute chart, open a RoutePack and click the
enroute chart tab. Right-click the route (not the RoutePack) and click Activate and Show or
use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+R.
With multiple routes in the same RoutePack, the route with a check mark is shown on the
enroute chart. If the box is not selected, the route is hidden, or not shown. An active route
cannot be hidden (the box cannot be cleared).
Alternate Route
You can add alternate routes to a Primary Route or from any waypoint or airport in a route to
an alternate airport or other user defined waypoint. An alternate route is stored in the
RoutePack structure. Alternate routes can be cut and copied as well as being dragged and
dropped. Alternate routes can be pasted to a route if it has an airport identical to the first
alternate airport. Alternate routes can be moved using drag and drop the same way as they
can be pasted. An alternate route being cut will only be removed when successfully pasted.
You cannot delete the first airport in an alternate route.
Add Alternate Route Example
To add an alternate route to the following example route from departure airport located in
Saarbrucken (EDDR), in Germany to destination airport located in Keflavik (BIKF), in Iceland:
1. Right-click on the route destination airport ICAO identifier BIKF and click Plan Alternate
for or click Route > Plan Alternate.
2. In the Plan Alternate dialog box, from the Alternate Type group, select Destination
Alternate.
3. Enter the ICAO designation for Reykjavik, which is BIRK. Because Keflavik is an alternate,
select all search options, and set the Search Radius to 100 NM.
4. Click Search. BIRK (REYKJAVIK) is added to the alternate list. At this point you could keep
adding alternate airports, but for this example, click OK.
5. The alternate airport is added to the destination airport of the Primary Route. To remove an
alternate, right-click and click Delete Alternate.
Understanding Other Airports
The Other Airports folder contains charts for airports that are not on the route. The charts in
the Other Airports folder are never the departure or arrival airport charts. Other chart items can
be cut and copied as well as being dragged and dropped. Other chart items can be pasted to
a route if it has an airport identical to the first alternate airport. Other chart items can be moved
using drag and drop the same way as they can be pasted. Other chart items being cut will only
be removed when successfully pasted.
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Adding Other Airports
For example, if charts for Stansted and Heathrow are added to a route from Shannon to
Frankfurt, the Stansted and Heathrow charts are placed in the Other Airports folder. In the
airport list enter ICAO identifier EGSS, right-click the airport or specific chart and select Add
EGSS Terminal Charts to EINN to EDFF. Do the same for EGLL. The charts for Stansted
(EGSS) and Heathrow (EGLL) are added to the Other Airports folder because they are not on
the EINN to EDFF route.
Printing Charts in the Other Airports Folder
Items in the Other Airports folder default to only airport printable items: charts, chart revision
letters, and airport information.
Adding to RoutePack Column in the Airport List
In the airport list the column marked with a briefcase
is the Add to RoutePack column.
This column applies to the currently active RoutePack, and is always the parent RoutePack of
the currently active route, and is indicated in boldface type. The check box next to each chart
in the airport list indicates if that chart is present anywhere in the RoutePack.
If the check box next to an airport:
•
Has a dark check mark if all of that airport's charts are in the RoutePack.
•
Has a gray check mark if some of the airport's charts are in the RoutePack.
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Has no check mark if none of the charts are found anywhere in the RoutePack.
If you select a check box next to a chart, that chart is added to every occurrence of its parent
airport in the RoutePack. If its parent airport is not in the RoutePack, it is added to the Other
Airports folder. If you clear a check box next to a chart, every occurrence of that chart is
removed from the RoutePack, including any occurrence of that chart in the Other Airports
folder. If you select or clear a check box next to an airport, it is the same as selecting or
clearing a chart, except the operation will apply to every chart belonging to that airport.
Showing the Distance From Here
The Show Distance From Here feature allows you to find the distance between airports. Select
an airport from the airport list. Right-click an airport in the RoutePack list and select Show
Distance From Here. The airport list is reordered with the corresponding distances.
Showing Alternate Airports
Select an airport in the RoutePack list and right-click it and select Show Approaches Within.
When the dialog box opens, select the distance and click OK. The airport list is filtered to only
show airports that meet that criteria.
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Showing Approaches Within
Showing Approaches Within
To display only the airports that are located within a specified distance from an airport,
waypoint, or route.
1. Right-click an airport or waypoint in the RoutePack list.
2. Click Show Approaches Within. The Filter Setup dialog box displays with a field for
entering the distance from the selected item and a drop-down list for choosing units of
measure.
3. Enter the distance in the Filter Setup dialog box and select the units of measure.
4. Click OK. The airport list displays the airports located within the distance entered.
Filtering Charts in the RoutePack
Filtering charts for a RoutePack is just like filtering charts for airports; the idea is to reduce
“clutter” by limiting the charts to the ones you need. Once the filter settings are in place, the
filters automatically work for newly created RoutePacks and can be implemented on
established RoutePacks.
Setting Filters
To filter charts for a route:
1. Open the Detailed Chart Filter Settings dialog box (see Filtering Terminal Charts on
page 52).
2. Select or clear the desired charts.
3. Click OK.
Although terminal chart preferences have been set for future RoutePacks, they have not yet
been applied to the current RoutePack list. To apply these preferences to the current
RoutePack, continue with the next topic.
Applying Filters to Existing RoutePacks and Airports
To apply terminal chart preferences to previously created RoutePacks and routes, and to view
charts for RoutePacks created in other Jeppesen applications:
1. Right-click a RoutePack or a route in the RoutePack list to which you want to apply the
filter.
2. Select Reset Charts to Chart Filters.
To apply terminal chart preferences to the departure or destination airport in a previously
created RoutePack or route:
1. Right-click the airport to which you want to apply the filter.
2. Select Reset Charts to Departure Chart Filter or Reset Charts to Destination Chart
Filter.
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The selected item now contains only the types of charts selected in the Detailed Chart Filter
Settings dialog box.
Resetting Default Chart Type Selections
After filtering charts in the RoutePack list, you may want to return to the default setting for
chart types. You can reset chart types for departure, destination, or alternate airports as well
as those for other enroute airports in a route. See Filtering Terminal Charts on page 52.
Setting the Chart Types for Other Airports
For other enroute airports in a route, not a departure, destination, or alternate chart filter
settings are the same as those set in the Default tab of the Detailed Chart Filter Settings dialog
box. See Filtering Terminal Charts on page 52.
Selecting Charts in RoutePacks
Instead of placing a filter on the RoutePack to display certain charts you can manually remove
and select specific charts by utilizing the delete function. This method is beneficial if you want
to verify you are not missing any charts that might have been removed by the filtering system.
Deleting Charts from a RoutePack
Deleting charts from an airport in the RoutePack list essentially hides them, so they are not
printed. They can be viewed by resetting the RoutePack, route, or airport.
To delete a chart from the RoutePack:
1. Expand the RoutePack and the airport to display all the charts.
2. Select one or more charts.
3. Do one of the following:
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Right-click on a selected chart and select Delete.
•
Press the Delete key.
Removing Charts Using the Airport List
To verify you are seeing all the charts in the airport list, click Filters > Show/Hide Chart
Types in the airport list and verify all chart types are displayed.
To use the airport list to display or hide charts in the RoutePack:
1. In the airport list, click the Add to RoutePack column marked with a briefcase. This is one
way to find the airports associated to your route since all your airports in the RoutePack are
automatically selected in the airport list. Once you click the column heading, you will have
to scroll to the top or bottom of the list depending on how your list is sorted.
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2. For the airport you want to remove charts from, expand the list to display all the charts.
Next to each chart, each check box is selected in the Add to RoutePack column because
they are currently displaying in the route.
3. By clearing the check box next to a chart, it removes the chart from the route.
Displaying Hidden Charts in the Route
If you have a RoutePack filter in place, you may not see all the charts when conducting this
process for a departure, destination, or alternate airport. You may also want to verify there are
no terminal chart filters in place in the airport list by clicking Filters > Show/Hide Chart Types
in the airport list and ensuring all chart types are displayed. See also Filtering Terminal Charts
on page 52.
Flight Planning
Flight Planning is used to modify Routes. For example, the route KWRI-KADW as shown
below [Figure 21:] will be modified using Flight Planning.
FIGURE 21: Modified route
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Click the route line to select it. The route line changes color when selected as shown in Figure
22:.
FIGURE 22: Selected and highlighted route
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Appending Waypoints to a Route
With a RoutePack open, click where you would like to append a waypoint of the RoutePack.
Select Route > Edit > Append Waypoints or Stop Appending Waypoints. The pointer
changes shape as shown in the following figure.
FIGURE 23: Pointer shape change
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Click on KLNS, select the airport and click OK. The waypoint is appended as shown in Figure
24:.
FIGURE 24: Example appended waypoint
To stop appending waypoints select Route > Edit > Append Waypoints or Stop Appending
Waypoints.
Adding to a RoutePack Using Plain Language Routing
Do the following steps:
1. Open a RoutePack, and click the top element.
2. On the main toolbar, click Route > Add Route.
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3. Name the route.
4. Click Add Route - Plain Language.
5. Enter the Waypoint VIA DIRECT to KLNS as shown in Figure 25:.
FIGURE 25: Plain language flight plan dialog box
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Deleting or Duplicating Routes
6. Click OK. As a result of adding the KLNS waypoint, the route is changed as shown in
Figure 26:.
FIGURE 26: Resultant route
Deleting or Duplicating Routes
Right-click on a route and click Delete to remove the route. Duplicate creates an identical
route and adds it to the RoutePack.
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Working with Weather
Live Weather Options
Chapter 6: Working with Weather
This chapter contains the following topics:
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Live Weather Options
•
Weather Map Controls
•
Looping Weather
•
Weather Legend Basics
Live Weather Options
To display or hide the weather options click Weather > Options > Setup Tab. [Figure 27:]
FIGURE 27: Live weather options setup tab
Setup Tab
The Setup tab has the following options:
Enable Live
Weather
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Select or clear to enable or
disable live weather.
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Weather types to be
downloaded
Select or clear the various
weather products that you want
available to be shown on the
enroute chart. Selecting these
options does not display them
on the chart, it only tells the
application which weather types
to retrieve from the Jeppesen
weather servers. Selecting
fewer weather types will reduce
the amount of data you
download.
Exclude weather
data above altitude
Select from the drop-down list
the maximum altitude for the
weather that you need. For
many weather types, selecting a
lower altitude will reduce the
amount of data you download.
Time loop speed
Use to change the weather time
loop speed.
See Looping Weather.
Regions Tab
Use the Regions tab to change the regions where weather is collected. On this tab you can
also limit the number of regions to reduce the amount of data that is downloaded to your
computer from the Jeppesen weather servers.
To select the weather regions to download:
1. Click Weather > Options > Regions tab.
2. Click either All Regions, or to reduce the amount of data downloaded to your computer
select the regions of interest. At least one region must be selected.
Status Tab
The Status tab is used to confirm the status of receiving weather products from the Jeppesen
weather servers. You can also stop and start the Jeppesen Weather Controller (JWC) using
this dialog. [Figure 28:]
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When weather products are downloading the download indicator will rotate. After the weather
products are downloaded, and even when they are downloading in the background, it will
become a green static icon. A static gray indicator means a connection has been lost.
FIGURE 28: Live weather options status tab
In case the Jeppesen Weather Controller (JWC) service has been stopped for any reason, you
can start it by:
1. Clicking Weather > Options > Status tab.
2. Click Start JWC.
Weather Map Controls
To view the weather map controls click Weather and select Weather Map Controls. To hide,
click Weather and clear the Weather Map Controls. Click the small down arrow on the
Weather Map Controls dialog box and click Hide Weather Map Controls. [Figure 6-1] To
arrange the panels vertically, right-click on the control and select Arrange Vertically. Click the
small down arrow on the Weather Map Controls dialog box and click Arrange Vertically.
Figure 6-1 Weather Map Controls Dialog Box
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Weather Data Group
The Weather Data group shows what weather products are available, and what weather
products are selected to be shown on the chart. When weather products are downloading the
download indicator contains the same data download indicator icon, with its three different
states, as explained in the topic Status Tab.
If the selected weather product is dimmed, it means that no data has been downloaded for that
weather product. The text label will turn black when data for that weather type has been
downloaded. Depending on download speeds, this may take a little time. If the text does not
turn black within a few minutes, this could be because there is no data reaching the Jeppesen
Weather Controller.
Once data for a weather product has downloaded and is available for the selected altitude and
time, its text background will turn green. [Figure 29:]
Mouse over a weather product to see a blue highlight showing at which altitudes that weather
product is available, and the time span for which it is available. [Figure 29:] Some weather
products are only available at certain altitudes. Some weather products are valid for longer
time periods than others.
To hide the Weather Data group panel, right-click the control and select Hide Weather Data
Panel. You can also click the small down arrow on the Weather Map Controls dialog box and
click Hide Weather Data Panel.
FIGURE 29: Altitudes that icing is available
Each of the weather products can be displayed or hidden by selecting or clearing them in the
Weather Data panel. They can also be turned off or on from the Display Weather Types menu
option, or by turning them on or off using the Weather Toolbar buttons.
Display Altitude Group
Some weather products are altitude dependent. For example, the winds and turbulence are
different at different altitudes. Use the altitude slider to select the weather product viewing
altitude. Other weather products, such as Lightning, are not altitude dependent; these
products will display the same data wherever the altitude slider is positioned. To set the upper
limit of the altitude slider click Weather > Options > Setup tab, and set Exclude weather
data above altitude to your maximum altitude. The darker green color on the slider indicates
the altitudes at which all of the selected weather products are available for display on the
chart. [Figure 6-1]
The lighter green color indicates those altitudes for which only some of the selected weather
products are available. You can identify which altitude ranges are covered by specific products
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by doing a mouse-over on the product names in the Weather Data panel and noting which
bands are colored blue.
The gray color indicates altitudes for which none of the selected weather products are
available. At start-up, when weather data begins to load, large altitude bands may be colored
gray. These bands will turn green as data is downloaded.
To hide the Display Altitude group panel, right-click the control and select Hide Altitude
Slider. You can also click the small down arrow on the Weather Map Controls dialog box and
click Hide Altitude Slider.
Display Time Group
Use the time slider to select the time you want to view the weather data. [Figure 6-1] Different
weather products have data that is valid for different time ranges extending into the past and
into the future. Turbulence data, for example, tends to be valid for a longer time span, covering
many hours. Lightning data, however, is much shorter and tends to be valid for less than two
hours.
The darker green color on the slider indicates the time span during which all of the selected
weather products are valid and therefore available for display on the chart. The lighter green
color indicates those times during which only some of the selected weather products are
available. You can identify which time periods are covered by specific products by doing a
mouse-over on the weather product name in the Weather Data panel and noting which bands
are colored blue.
The range of the time slider adjusts as different weather products are selected or unselected,
and as old data expires and new data is downloaded. When you select a position on the time
slider, the selected display time is shown in bold text, and below it is the time offset (past or
future) from your current system time. If you leave the time slider in one position, it will attempt
to keep the time offset constant. For example, if you position the time slider two hours into the
future, it will stay positioned at two hours in the future, and your map will continue to display
weather data for two hours in the future.
Click Present to move the time slider to the present time. It will remain set to the present time
until the time slider is moved. To hide the Display Time group panel, right-click the control and
select Hide Time Slider. You can also click the small down arrow on the Weather Map
Controls dialog box and click Hide Time Slider.
Looping Weather
Click Loop to play a repeating time loop display of the selected weather products, progressing
from the past into the future. To vary the loop speed click Weather > Options > Setup tab,
and adjust the Time Loop Speed.
Weather Legend Basics
To view the weather legend display click Weather and select Weather Legend; clear to hide
the weather legend display. You can also click the small down arrow on the Weather Legend
dialog box, or right-click the Weather Legend dialog box, and click Hide Weather Legend.
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The weather legend explains the colors and symbols used to depict the different weather
products on the map.
When the map is viewed at different zoom levels, the colors used to depict some weather
products may be adjusted for optimal viewing. The equivalent colors in the weather legend will
also adjust. The weather legend can be repositioned by dragging it around, and even onto a
second monitor. The weather legend header bar contains the same data download indicator
icon, with its three different states, as explained in the topic Status Tab. The weather legend
will not display if there are no weather products selected for display on the map.
The weather legend has three different legend view settings. [Figure 30:] Right-click, or click
the small down arrow, and select from Full Legend, Abbreviated Legend, or Legend Header
Only. At the larger view setting (Full Legend) the legend can be resized by click and drag, and
will scroll if necessary to show its contents. The header bar is present in all size settings, and
shows the current settings for weather display altitude and weather display time.
FIGURE 30: Weather legend display
Right-click on the weather legend, or the enroute chart, and select to show or hide. This can
also be done using the Weather menu.
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Printer Guidelines
Chapter 7: Working with Printing
This chapter covers the print features. This chapter contains the following topics:
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Printer Guidelines
•
Printer Page Settings
•
Jeppesen Paper for Printing Charts
•
Printing Terminal Charts
•
Printing a Trip Kit Using Direct Print
•
Printing a Trip Kit for Quick Print
•
Printing Terminal Chart Change Notices
•
Printing Vector Charts
Printer Guidelines
Some Jeppesen charts include complex and dense graphical information that exceeds the
capabilities of some printers. Due to the demanding print requirements, some printers or
printer configurations (printer drivers) have proven inaccurate. The following guidelines may
be helpful.
This application only supports the viewing of PDF files using the free Adobe Reader, which is
available for free download from www.adobe.com.
Always use the Jeppesen Format Print Driver when printing. To verify that this driver is
enabled select File > Print > Print Enroute Chart, click Properties, and select the Jeppesen
Format Print Driver.
Many printing problems, especially problems in which the entire image has not printed, are
due to not enough printer memory. Sometimes, changing the printer properties improves
printing performances or eliminates problems. Try the following options (if they are supported
in your printer and printer driver software):
•
Change the graphics mode to Use Raster Graphics.
•
Change the True Type font option to Print True Type as Graphics.
•
Adjust the printer memory tracking to Aggressive.
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Printer Page Settings
Charts print scaled to fill an entire page. To print in single-page mode, clear the Two per page
check box.
Prints two charts on each page, maximizing each chart on its
half of the page, in one of the following ways:
• Kneeboard—Prints with standard margins, designed for
use with chart clipboards.
Two per page
• Jeppesen Paper (2 up)—Prints to Jeppesen 8.5 x
11-inch paper with 7-hole punches down the center and
edge (Jeppesen part # AJV33003) for placement in
Jeppesen binders.
• Jeppesen Paper (1 up)—Prints to Jeppesen 8.5 x
11-inch paper with 7-hole punches down the left and
right edges showing one chart upside down (Jeppesen
part # AJV33002) for placement in Jeppesen binders.
• Booklet—Prints charts in a sequence for folding all the
printed sheets in the middle in a booklet format. In order
for the booklet option to be available, select to print on
both sides.
Print on
both sides
Output to this
printer
Print on both sides enables duplex printing, if your printer
and print driver supports it. This option is dimmed if your
printer does not have duplex printing capability. Print on both
sides automatically sets your printer to duplex printing mode.
Always select the Jeppesen Format printer.
Jeppesen Paper for Printing Charts
Jeppesen sells two special paper styles for binders. Both styles are 8.5” x 11,” with a
micro-perforation down the middle.
Jeppesen # AJV33003 – 2 up printing
Jeppesen # AJV33003 paper has 7-hole punches down the center and edge for Jeppesen
Paper (2 up) printing option. You can print two charts, both right-side up on the same page,
maximizing each chart on its half of the page. Margins include room on the left of each chart
(center and left edge of the page) for 7-hole punch and placement in Jeppesen binders.
Jeppesen # AJV33002 – 1 up Printing
Jeppesen # AJV33002 paper has 7-hole punches down the left and right edges for the
Jeppesen paper (1 up) printing option. When you separate the charts at the perforation, the
left side of each chart is next to the punched holes on the edges of the paper.
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Printing Terminal Charts
Printing Terminal Charts
Charts can be printed from the terminal charts view, RoutePack list, or airport list. If you want
to print charts in a Trip Kit, see Printing a Trip Kit Using Direct Print.
From Terminal Charts Tab
To print from the Terminal Charts tab click File > Print > Print Terminal Chart or use
keyboard shortcut Ctrl+P.
From the RoutePack List or Airport List
To print from the RoutePack list or airport list, do the following:
1. Select the charts for the same airport in the airport list or RoutePack list.
2. Open the Print dialog box and click File > Print > Print Terminal Charts.
3. Select how the charts are printed. See Printer Page Settings.
Printing a Trip Kit Using Direct Print
A Trip Kit is a collection of charts that are printed together. Charts that encompasses the
routes in your Trip Kit are printed on several pages. The pages follow the order of your route.
These pages are called strip charts.
This application only supports the viewing of PDF files using Adobe Reader. To download
Adobe Reader, go to www.adobe.com.

To directly print a Trip Kit
1. Do one of the following:
•
Right-click the top element of the RoutePack and click Print.
•
Select the top element of the RoutePack and click File > Print > Print Trip Kit.
•
Right-click the top element of the RoutePack and click Direct Print Trip Kit.
2. Select the items to print.
3. Click OK.
Printing a Trip Kit for Quick Print
The Trip Kit for Quick Print feature enables you to create, filter, and print a Trip Kit without
having to create a RoutePack. You can print the Trip Kit to paper or generate a PDF. This Trip
Kit for Quick Print can back up the charts on your iPad or other mobile equipment.
You can create a Trip Kit for Quick Print in the following ways:
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Creating a Route-Based Trip Kit for Quick Print.
•
Creating a Location-Specific Trip Kit for Quick Print.
Creating a Route-Based Trip Kit for Quick Print
You create a route-based Trip Kit for Quick Print to print your route, including terminal and
enroute charts. This Trip Kit contains all the charts associated with the route that you specify.

To create a route-based Trip Kit for Quick Print
1. Do one of the following:
•
On the toolbar, click File > Create Trip Kit for Quick Print.
•
In an open area of the RoutePack List, and not on a route or route object, right-click,
and then select Create Trip Kit for Quick Print.
FIGURE 31: Create Trip Kit for Quick Print dialog box
2. In the Create Trip Kit for Quick Print dialog box, click the Trip Kit tab.
3. In the Route box, enter an existing route.
4. To specify whether the application automatically selects the first runway for SIDs and
STARs, select or clear the Automatically Select First Runway for SIDs and STARs
check box.
5. To exclude charts from the Trip Kit, select a terminal chart filter from the Term Chart Filter
to Apply list.
See Filtering Terminal Charts on page 52 and Managing Terminal Chart Filters on
page 64.
6. To exclude the Enroute Notes, clear the Enroute Notes check box.
7. In the Strip Chart Scale list, select a strip chart scale.
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8. To print the Trip Kit in normal resolution, clear the High Resolution Print box.
9. To include terrain in your Trip Kit, clear the Hide Terrain check box.
10.To override the default name of the Trip Kit, clear the Use Default PDF file name check
box and type a new name in the Trip Kit PDF File Name box.
11. To specify whether you want to view the generated Trip Kit, select or clear the Display Trip
Kit When Done check box.
12.Click OK.
Creating a Location-Specific Trip Kit for Quick Print
You can create a location-specific Trip Kit for Quick Print to print terminal and enroute charts
important to the locations that you specify, such as departure, destination, and alternates.

To create a location-specific Trip Kit for Quick Print
1. Do one of the following:
•
On the toolbar, click File > Create Trip Kit for Quick Print.
•
In an open area of the RoutePack List, and not on a route or route object, right-click,
and then select Create Trip Kit for Quick Print.
FIGURE 32: Create Trip Kit for Quick Print dialog box
2. In the Create Trip Kit for Quick Print dialog box, click the Terminal Charts tab.
3. Complete the following boxes:
•
Departure
•
Destination
•
(Optional) Alternates
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4. To exclude charts from the Trip Kit, select a terminal chart filter from the Term Chart Filter
to Apply list.
See Filtering Terminal Charts on page 52 and Managing Terminal Chart Filters on
page 64.
5. To override the default name of the Trip Kit, clear the Use Default PDF file name check
box and type a new name in the Trip Kit PDF File Name box.
6. To specify whether you want to view the generated Trip Kit, select or clear the Display Trip
Kit When Done check box.
7. Click OK.
Printing Terminal Chart Change Notices
To print terminal chart change notices:
1. In the Airport List, select an airport.
2. Click the Change Notices tab.
3. Select the charts for the same airport in the airport list or RoutePack list.
4. Open the Print dialog box by clicking File > Print > Print Terminal Charts.
5. Select how the charts are printed. See Printer Page Settings.
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Printing Vector Charts
Printing Vector Charts
Theme
Departure and
Destination
Entire Route
Prints the charts on a selected theme by using the drop-down
menu. The default choice is the theme currently displayed on
the enroute chart. The printed charts may not reflect all the
chart elements displayed in the enroute chart due to
decluttering issues.
Prints the departure and destination at a 1:250,000 scale.
Includes an overview chart showing the entire route in the
Trip Kit, including numbered depictions of each enroute page
in the Strip Charts printout.
Prints your entire route in sequential pages, at one of 17
scales ranging from 1:2,084–1:134,775,469. Specify any
theme scale with any theme. Beside some of the theme scales
is a note of whether it depicts the scale of printed charts:
Strip Charts
• (**)—Notes a user defined scale printing the strip charts
to the scale drawn in the enroute chart.
• LAE—IFR Low Altitude Enroute Chart.
• HAE—IFR High Altitude Enroute Chart.
• WAC—World Aeronautical Chart.
• SEC—VFR Sectional Chart.
The amount of paper required to print the charts depend on the scale you choose, the length
of your route and your page setting selection.
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Working with Application Tools
Using the Range Bearing Features
Chapter 8: Working with Application
Tools
This chapter focuses on tools that were not covered in other sections.
This chapter contains the following topics:
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Using the Range Bearing Features
•
User-Defined Waypoints
•
Sunrise Sunset Tool
•
Unit Converter Tool
•
Drawing Tools
Using the Range Bearing Features
The range bearing feature comprises a set of tools for calculating measurements.
Configuring Range Bearing Options
To configure the Range Bearing features, click Tools > Options > Range Bearing. The
Range Bearing tab has the following selections:
Heading Units
Select measurement type.
Line Thickness
Select from either a Thin,
Normal, or Thick line.
Line Type
Select either a Solid or Dashed
line.
Colors
Select from the standard colors,
or create a custom color.
Endpoint Symbol
Select a symbol from the list.
Anchor Mode
Anchor Mode makes range bearing anchor type measurements that are temporary. When
using anchor mode one end is anchored in place, and the other end is moved to a point for a
quick measurement. When you release the pointing device, the measurement is removed.
Click Anchor Mode to expand a drop-down menu with the following options: Point to Point,
Measurement Only and Remove All. You can also click Enroute > Range Bearing and see a
sub-menu of options.
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Using the Range Bearing Features
The color and line thickness of the Range Bearings in Anchor Mode can be changed; see
Configuring Range Bearing Options.
Point to Point
Point to Point drops anchors and creates a sticky line measurement. [Figure 33:] Delete a
single point to point by clicking an anchor point and using the right-click delete.
FIGURE 33: Point to point measurement
Measurement Only
For measurement only, you can use the anchor mode button, or hold down the keyboard Shift
key while performing a click-and-drag action with the mouse. [Figure 34:] Measurement Only
works the same as Point to Point but is not "sticky".
FIGURE 34: Measurement only
Remove All
Removes all measurements from the enroute chart.
Moving an Anchor Point
To move or reposition an anchor point click on a measurement anchor point and drag it to a
new location as shown in the Figure 35: example.
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FIGURE 35: Before and after moving an anchor point
Centering on an Anchor Point
To center on an anchor point, right-click on any anchor point and select Center On.
Making Changes to Range Bearing
You can change the look and color of the range bearing lines and symbols by clicking Tools >
Options > Range Bearing.
Range Bearing Properties
Right-click on any anchor point and select Properties.
User-Defined Waypoints
A user-defined waypoint is a waypoint created by you, and used to define a waypoint in a
route, or to mark locations of interest on the enroute chart. They can be set, modified, hidden,
shown, and deleted. User-defined waypoint characteristics are displayed in the User Waypoint
Properties dialog box.
User-defined waypoints can be cut and copied, as well as dragged and dropped. A
user-defined waypoint being cut or dragged will only be removed when successfully pasted or
dropped.
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User-Defined Waypoints
Adding a User-Defined Waypoint
1. To add a user-defined waypoint do one of the following:
•
Click Add User Waypoint
. This changes the pointer to the user-defined type
•
Right-click on the RoutePack, route, airport, or the graphic route on the enroute chart
and click Append or Stop Appending Waypoints.
•
On the keyboard press Ctrl+M. This changes the pointer to the user-defined type.
.
2. The pointer will change shape over the enroute chart to look like this
. Select where on
the enroute chart you want to add the user-defined waypoint and click the mouse. A new
user-defined waypoint is added to the enroute chart at the location you selected.
3. Double-click the new user-defined waypoint or right-click and click Properties.
4. Optionally type a Name for the user-defined waypoint as you want it to appear on the
enroute chart.
5. Optionally change the latitude and longitude fields to pinpoint a more exact location.
6. Optionally change the user-defined waypoint icon by selecting one from the pull-down list.
7. When you are done making your selections, click OK to save the user-defined waypoint
and exit the dialog box.
Modifying a User-Defined Waypoint
Characteristics of a user-defined waypoint can be changed.
To modify a user-defined waypoint:
1. Right-click a user-defined waypoint on the enroute chart or in the RoutePack list and click
Properties.
2. Change any of the fields (text boxes) in the User Waypoint Properties dialog box.
3. Click OK to save the information and close the dialog box.
Clicking New in the User-Defined Waypoint dialog box creates a new user-defined waypoint
with no lat/lon position. Enter the lat/lon position, and make any optional changes.
Pasting a User-Defined Waypoint
When you copy/cut and paste to a user-defined waypoint, the item prepends to that waypoint.
Pasting to a route appends the object to the route.
Deleting a User-Defined Waypoint
Deleting a user-defined waypoint removes the user-defined waypoint and all of its sub-items.
To delete a user-defined waypoint, right-click the user-defined waypoint in either the enroute
chart or RoutePack list and click Delete (name of the user-defined waypoint.
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Sunrise Sunset Tool
Changing a User-Defined Waypoint Location
To change the location of a user-defined waypoint, do one of the following:
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Click and drag the user-defined waypoint to a new location.
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Right-click a user-defined waypoint in either the enroute chart or RoutePack list and select
Properties, then change the Lat/Lon position.
Changing the Default Waypoint Icon
To change the user-defined waypoint icon right-click the user-defined waypoint and select
Properties, then change the icon.
Centering on a Waypoint
To center on a user-defined waypoint right-click the user-defined waypoint in either the
enroute chart or RoutePack list and click Center On.
Showing Airports Near a Waypoint
Right-click a waypoint and click Show Approaches Within. Enter or change the distance and
select the scale from the pull-down list. The airport list updates with airports that meet the
search criteria.
Showing Distance from a Waypoint
Select an airport from the airport list. Right-click a waypoint and click Show Distance From
Here. Scroll to the Distance column in the airport list.
Printing a Waypoint
Only airport printable items can be printed: charts, change notices, revision letters, and airport
information. Waypoints and user-defined waypoints cannot be printed.
Sunrise Sunset Tool
Click Tools > Sunrise/Sunset. Enter a waypoint for the waypoint time, or enter a character
string to begin a search. Click Select if more than one match is found. Click Details for
additional information on that waypoint.
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Unit Converter Tool
Unit Converter Tool
Click Tools > Unit Converter. Enter a number, and select the unit of measurement to convert
from/to.
Drawing Tools
To access the drawing tool dialog, click Tools > New Object.
Select from the options:
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Draw a Circle
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Draw a Boundary
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Draw a Structure
Draw a Circle
To draw a circle click Tools > New Object > Circle. This changes the cursor shape. Click on
the enroute chart and form the circle. When you release the mouse button, the Circle
Properties dialog box opens.
General Tab
All selections are optional. On the General tab you can:
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Add a name and height.
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Make it visible or hide it.
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Display the name or hide it.
Notes Tab
Use to add notes about the object.
Customize Tab
Use to change the line thickness, line color, and fill.
Location Tab
Use the location tab to either find information on the location of the object, or to change that
location, as well as the object's size.
Edit an Object
To edit an object, right-click the object and click Properties.
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Delete an Object
To delete an object, right-click the object and click Delete Object.
Draw a Boundary
To draw a boundary click Tools > New Object > Boundary. This changes the cursor shape.
Click on the enroute chart and form the object. To stop creating the object, right-click the
mouse and click Finish, the Boundary Properties dialog box opens.
General Tab
All selections are optional. On the General tab you can:
•
Add a name and height.
•
Make it visible or hide it.
•
Display the name or hide it.
Notes Tab
Use to add notes about the object.
Customize Tab
Use to change the line thickness and line color.
Location Tab
Use the location tab to either find information on the location of the object, or to change that
location.
Edit an Object
To edit an object, right-click the object and click Properties.
Delete an Object
To delete an object, right-click the object and click Delete Object.
Draw a Structure
To draw a structure click Tools > New Object > Structure. This changes the cursor shape.
Click on the enroute chart and form the object. To stop creating the object, right-click the
mouse and click Finish, the Structure Properties dialog box opens.
General Tab
All selections are optional. On the General tab you can:
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Add a name and height.
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Make it visible or hide it.
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Display the name or hide it.
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Display Leg Distances or hide them. Leg distance markings are dependent on zoom level.
Notes Tab
Use to add notes about the object.
Customize Tab
Use to change the line thickness, line color, and fill.
Location Tab
Use the location tab to either find information on the location of the object, or to change that
location.
Edit an Object
To edit an object, right-click the object and click Properties.
Delete an Object
To delete an object, right-click the object and click Delete Object.
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