Well first of all, sorry for not informing about changes over the last month. I simply always wanted to wait for some more steps, before writing about them – and so this post will get quite long.
Most noticeable is that the maps now come with a simple overview map – so when zooming out in Mapsource, Basecamp or Qlankdarte GT, the map doesn't go blank at some point anymore, but shows cities and country borders, no matter how far you zoom out. This also heavily speeds up showing of the map when zoomed out far. It's not perfect yet, because the overview map has only one level, but I hope in future mkgmap offers more possibilities here.
Second big improvement – is that I completly reworked the Windows installer for the Europe map, and all maps which have contourlines as an external download. Now the installer asks for providing any other (optional) files and will unpack them into the right place. I also hope, that this relieves me from answering questions why sending maps to the GPS fails, or why the map is blank – both of which cost me quite a lot of time. Unfortunately […]