The input field shows a message below which indicates if the coordinates were recognized and shows the translated coordinates in the preset format as chosen in dialog
Options on tab
Units. A red message is shown in case of error.
Check the displayed translated coordinates to verify that your input was parsed correctly.
Picture above: Editing a user-defined flight plan position. Tooltip gives a quick help on coordinate formats.
Latitude has to be first and longitude second.
N/S and E/W designators are required. Case does not matter.
Degree, minute and second signs can be omitted if numbers are separated by spaces.
A space is only required to separate latitude and longitude or degrees/minutes/seconds if no unit signs are used.
Decimal separator can be period (English) or the locale dependent separator like e.g. comma (German).
These have to be given exactly as shown in the examples.
- Degrees and minutes:
- Degrees only
- Degrees and minutes
- Degrees, minutes and seconds
- Degrees and minutes in pair
- NAT type
- Degrees, minutes and seconds:
N49° 26' 41.57" E9° 12' 5.49"or
49° 26' 41.57" N 9° 12' 5.49" E
- Degrees and decimal minutes:
N54* 16.82' W008* 35.95',
N 52 33.58 E 13 17.26or
49° 26.69' N 9° 12.09' E
- Decimal degrees only:
49.4449° N 9.2015° Eor
N 49.4449° E 9:2015°