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 +How to manage maps with MapSource and upload to Garmin devices such as eTrex Legend C?
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 +Utilities:
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 +MapSource - maps' viewer and maps' uploader to handheld navigators.
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 +GmapTool - to manage maps and maps' containers (such as gmapsupp.img).
 +  * open *.img file with gmaptool, first tab
 +  * check options that cGPSmapper is installed and path is correct
 +  * on split tab, select destination folder (usually same place where mapsource)
 +  * create files for mapsource
 +  * set mapset name, "my island"​ and FID (is supplied with map, google for it), PID is usually 1
 +  * click split all, it takes time to split a containter to different parts, "​End."​ will appear, when it ready.
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 +MapSetToolKit - to install map into mapsource
 +  * click install, select TDB file from directory just created
 +  * fill in registry name (usually the same as mapset name)
 +  * overview map - unusual *.img file, may contain *mdr*
 +  * type file if it exists
 +  * click install, message "​complete"​ will appear, click ok, mapset should appear in the list
 +  * close program
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 +Launch MapSource
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 +Variant 2.
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 +MapSetToolKit
 +  * rename gmapsupp.img to 12345678.img
 +  * click select img, select folder to 12345678.img
 +  * click ADD
 +  * select mapset directory
 +  * write name, family id (fid),
 +  * click (x) to install to mapsource
 +  * click start, "​convert completed"​ will appear when ready
 +  * launch mapsource
  
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