Geospatial/Georeferenced PDFs

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by lucknau, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. Scott_PDX

    Scott_PDX Leisure Engineer

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  2. Pablo Mac

    Pablo Mac Been here awhile

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    Same here. It seems they are thinking we will actually pay for the app. Nope.
  3. fjmartin

    fjmartin Been here awhile

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    I just imported in to Avenza and that map is not GPS enabled. When Avenza pops up to ask you to join, just hit the X to close that and you can import up to 3 non-store purchased maps for free. If you have 3 or more in there then just remove down to 2 and then you can add a new one. A pain but not terrible if you keep copies of links to maps in a document that you can quickly open/copy/paste and get running.
  4. lucknau

    lucknau Greenhorn

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    Hey, Scott. Sorry for the slow assed response. GPS map posted in the usual places (see links on original post). Named TimberMountainOHV_GPS.pdf


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    Grahamcracker Been here awhile

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    sunncountry Been here awhile

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    Thanks Lucknau, just downloaded the Cle Elum maps and just got the blue dot as I was boarding at Hyak the other day Can't wait to use this app this summer. There is a new riding area opening up in Shelton close to Tahuya that we will have to get dialed in
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  7. lucknau

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    Grahamcracker Been here awhile

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    Haha, I guess I could have checked... Thanks for what you're doing here anyway!
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  9. turn_one

    turn_one Been here awhile

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    Noticed when trying to import a map into Avenza recently it prompted me to pay for a subscription. Looks like this feature is no longer free and to unlock it is $29.99 per year. Is this what others have noticed or is there something I've got wrong?
  10. fjmartin

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    Yes, this is something they added a while back but you don't have to subscribe. Ignore the message and close it. You can now only keep a maximum of 3 "non-store" maps in Avenza at a time. You can keep as many store bought ones in there though. What I do is keep all my freeby maps in a folder in Dropbox and load them as needed to keep me under the 3 max limit. Hope this helps!
  11. turn_one

    turn_one Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the help. This didn't work for me. I deleted all but 2 maps in my 'imported' section and was still unable to import another non-store map. I also don't have an option to upload from my Dropbox as that is grayed out...seems to be pointing me to an upgrade.

    Anyone having luck with another application that allows importing but has similar functionality as Avenza?
  12. fjmartin

    fjmartin Been here awhile

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    Try doing it with this method. I have an iPhone so may be a bit different for Android:
    Open Dropbox on phone
    select the PDF map
    Click on the 3 dots in the upper right hand corner
    Export
    Open In
    Avenza PDF
  13. turn_one

    turn_one Been here awhile

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    ^^ Thanks. Tried your approach and still had the same issues. Deleted my Avenza app (iPhone too) and reinstalled with some success. Was able to import some new maps but lost my old. No biggie as most were from the Avenza store and others are saved to my Dropbox.
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  14. travisn000

    travisn000 Adventurer

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    I did a bit of searching this morning, and it seems that older android APK's for avenza are available on the internet:

    https://apkpure.com/avenza-maps/com.Avenza

    ..as with anything found on the internet, install at your own risk.. having said that, my research on that site indicates that they take steps to verify that apps are not tampered with (the MD5 "finger print" is verified / compared to Google's Play store, and posted on the site for verification after download).

    After removing / un-installing the current version and installing the downloaded older version on your android device, find it in your installed apps in the play store app, click the menu (three dots) in the upper right corner, and UN-CHECK auto-update. If you are not familiar with installing apps from outside the play store, you may have to enable / allow "unknown sources" in your security settings first..

    EDIT: I verified that versions BEFORE the 2.0 series on ANDROID will allow more than three map imports
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  15. lucknau

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    That's just awesome. Good find!
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    lucknau, there was comments in this thread back in 2013 about Mad River/Entiat map being referenced incorrectly and supposedly it could be solved by updating coordinates - pull them from a GPS track or Google Earth? I confirm that that map is off, would it be possible to fix? I think I should be able to get tracks if it could help?
  17. lucknau

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    The Mad River map trails seemed really hand-drawn, and I remember having a hard time even getting that one close to acceptable. I went back through later and fixed some of the less accurate maps with ArcMap, but must've missed Mad River, which is a drag. I don't have access to ArcMap any more.
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    Ah, OK, got it..
  19. lucknau

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    I really should just get my shit together and start looking around for someone who has ArcMap and is willing to let me remote in to their computer for an hour. Stay tuned...
  20. pdxjim

    pdxjim Two Stroke Terror

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    Hey all. I may be a bit late to the party, but when I attempt to download the .pdf maps linked to in this thread, Avenza appears to be blocking them and throwing a "File cannot be opened. It may be corrupt" warning message.

    How do I get around this?

    *Edit*
    My Avenza doesn't like Google drive files but seems to work with Dropbox just fine.
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