Montana Topo Contour Line Question

Discussion in 'Mapping & Navigation' started by mcnut, Apr 25, 2013.

  1. mcnut

    mcnut Long timer

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    With TOPO loaded can the contour line detail be controlled other the just the normal "detail level" global control.
    I ask because BaseCamp "Profiles" has an option for no/off and wonder if this has been duplicated with the profile settings on the Montana itself?

    If so is it just on/off, show/hide or something more.

    Used to have a Garmin V which allowed total control of when and which contours lines were displayed, a great feature which has sadly been dropped.

    Bruce
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  2. DRTBYK

    DRTBYK All Things GPS

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    No. You can not "no-show" the Topo contour lines on the Montana. Send the Montana Team a Feature Request.
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  3. mcnut

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    Thanks, funny Garmin sees value in this option for the computer (BaseCamp) but not for the GPS.

    I will make a request asking for user control of showing minor and major contour lines at differing zoom levels similar to what the "V" was capable of.

    Bruce
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  5. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to Asphalt!

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    I've found that turning of the shading helps a lot with legibility of the map.

    On the Montana adjusting the detail level helps show more info when you are zoomed out for a bigger picture.

    Not sure if this helps.
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