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  1. questionIs there a free viewer for PA sessions?
    Yes, anyone can download and install PA Explorer. When you run PA Explorer, it will ask you to run as a free viewer mode, or to license. If you select the run as a viewer you will be able to open and view sessions created in a licensed PA Explorer. The download can be found in the related KB a ...
  2. questionWhat system requirements are recommended to run PA Explorer 2021 (64-bit)?
    PA Explorer 2021 supports the following operating systems: Windows® 11 (64-bit) Windows® 10 (64-bit) Windows® 8.1 (64-bit) Windows® 8 (64-bit) Windows® 7 (64-bit) - Apple Macintosh OSX and Linux operating systems are NOT supported. - Virtualisation systems such as C ...
  3. questionWhat system requirements are recommended to run PA Explorer 2020 (32-bit)?
    PA Explorer 2020 supports the following operating systems: Windows® 10 (32-bit or 64-bit) Windows® 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit) Windows® 8 (32-bit or 64-bit) Windows® 7 (32-bit or 64-bit) - Apple Macintosh OSX and Linux operating systems are NOT supported. - Virtualisation systems ...
  4. question Can I add custom polygon fill patterns to those available in MapInfo Pro?
    You cannot add or edit the existing fill patterns listed in MapInfo Professional polygon styles. There is a third party tool that does this - You can create a series of objects that will imitate a fill pattern using Discover>Map Making>Apply See Thru Shading or M ...
  5. questionPA - nothing happens when I run it
    Occurrence When I run the Discover PA desktop shortcut, nothing happens or you may receive an error message "PA.exe error - the application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000805). Click OK to close the application." It may also mention ermapper_u.dll in the error details. Solution This affec ...
  6. questionHow to combine 2 grids so that new grid has grid1 values inside a polygon and grid2 values outside a polygon.
    You would need to start by using the Grid Utility "Clip" option (Gridding>Grid Utility menu option) to clip each grid using the dividing polygon in a 2D vector file (.TAB, .MIF, .SHP) so that it behaves as a cookie cutter. i.e. for Grid1 apply the polygon as a vector file and clip the area in ...
  7. questionCannot open the Aircraft Database in the Flight Path Simulator utility
    If trying to use the Flight Path Simulator utility in Encom PA and you get the following message when running SimFlightPath on a Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows 7 machine: "There was an error opening the aircraft database. You cannot generate flight paths without an aircraft database. Please ...
  8. questionI cannot see the Data Manager window in PA
    If the Data Manager window does not automatically appear underneath the Workspace Tree when you first execute PA check that the Data Manager button is selected in the Main toolbar. If the Data Manager window still does not appear select the View>Toolbars>Reset Arrangement menu option.
  9. questionToolbars are automatically stacked vertically on the left-hand side of the screen.
    When the orientation of your toolbars are automatically stacked vertically on the left-hand side of the screen (see image below), select View>Toolbars>Reset Arrangement to horizontally align your toolbars along the top of the screen.
  10. questionHow can I read the X and Y coordinates for a location on a 2D map?
    Set the mouse cursor to pointer mode using the Select/Navigate toolbar button click with the left mouse button anywhere inside a 2D Map or Profile/Graph display window. In the status bar at the bottom left hand side of the screen the XY Indicator will display these coordinates. To display the "Z ...
  11. questionIs there a way to close a database in PA without closing the session completely?
    Select the File>Close Datasets... menu option and in the Select Datasets to Close dialog select the database that you wish to close from the Currently Open Datasets list. Click on the right arrow button to move the highlighted dataset to the Datasets to Close list on the right hand side of th ...
  12. questionChanging the X and Y fields in a Database
    By default, Encom PA automatically reads the X, Y, Z and Line fields as how they are named in the database being loaded. After a database is loaded, these coordinate fields can be changed to be other fields, eg “X_AMG, Y_AMG and Z_AMG or Sample” by the following two methods: 1. Open ...