Working with the Demonstration Map and Data
Hopefully you have managed to get OziExplorer up and running and configured to your
These tutorials will guide you through some of the more common features of
the software. Some of the tutorials use the supplied Demonstration data as examples, you can load a map and add map
objects to the map.
- Map Tutorial - Learn about maps and how to use a map in OziExplorer.
Introduction to map objects - Waypoints, Events, Track Points, Map Features
and Map Comments are referred to collectively as Map Objects.
- Configuration Tutorial - In the section on Configuration
is a guide to configuring some of the critical
program settings such as where your maps and data will be stored, the GPS you
will be using with the software and much more.
- Tracking (moving map) Tutorial - Learn
about Real Time Tracking (moving map) and Track Logging (log your track as you
travel). Use the built-in simulator to try this
- Upload/Download Tutorial - If your GPS supports this feature, connect your GPS and you can download and upload data.
- Waypoints Tutorial - Working with
Waypoints and the Waypoint List.
- Map Comments and Features Tutorial -
Adding and modifying map comments and map features.
- Tracks Tutorial - Working with
Tracks and using the Track Control.
- Map Calibration Tutorial - Learn how a
map is calibrated manually. This will be required if you scan your own maps.
- Other useful features Tutorial - and other features like Index Map and Name Search.
If you have a printer you can print this tutorial so you can follow it more
easily while carrying out the suggested operations with OziExplorer.
If you highlight and right click on a topic of the Contents in the left pane
of the Help, a menu will be displayed. One of the menu options is "Print ...".
This allows you to print all of that topic.
While this tutorial covers just the basic operations of OziExplorer, you should read the
other sections of the help file to familiarize yourself with all aspects of the software.
Be sure you read these section of the OziExplorer help: