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Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Using Minutes Degrees Seconds in the gcs

From: Pascal Brisset
Subject: Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Using Minutes Degrees Seconds in the gcs
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2008 21:57:43 +0200
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available in the CVS head. There is now a "WGS84_dms" entry in the option of the coordinates menu (top-left of the map and in the waypoint box). The syntax is

   lat_deg lat_min lat_sec N|S long_deg long_min long_sec E|W

where *deg and *_min are integers and *_sec are floats. Optional ' (quote) and " (double quote) can be added to min and sec. The ascii prefix is WGS84_dms. So for example, you can run the gcs with the following option:

sw/ground_segment/cockpit/gcs -center "WGS84_dms 41 12 34.5 N 1 23 45.6 E"

Heavy tests are welcome ...


Daniel Morgan wrote:
I was wondering if there was someone (maybe Pascal?) who might add the option to use minutes degrees and seconds into the gcs and flight plan for waypoint locations. I ask this due to the fact that at our competition a couple weeks back we had to do all the conversions to decidegrees by hand and this definitely was a pain. ------------------------------------------------------------------------

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