Eye4Software Hydromagic

Hydrographic Survey Software


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Toolbar

The toolbar contains a selections of the most common used features, so they can be accessed with a single mouse click.
The toolbar can be fully customized, it is for instance, possible to remove buttons which are never used. This makes the program more user-friendly.

Hydromagic main toolbar


Toolbar Buttons

Button Function
Create new Hydromagic project Asks to save the current project, closes it and starts a new one.
Open existing Hydromagic project Asks to save the current project, closes it and opens an existing project.
Save current Hydromagic project Saves the current project.
Print map view Sends the map, as displayed on the screen, to the printer.
Import a background map Import a map, and add it to the current project.
Import a matrix Import a matrix, and add it to the current project.
Import ASCII data file Import a sounding, section or boundary from an ASCII data file.
Import NMEA0183 log file Import a sounding from a NMEA0183 log file.
Download background map Start the map downloading tool to download maps and add them to your project.
Export project as KML Exports a selection of the current project as KML file (Google Earth).
Export soundings Exports a sounding as an ASCII data file.
Export current view as image Saves the current view as an image file (JPG/GIF/PNG/TIF or BMP).
Set map drawing order Adjust the drawing order of maps in the project.
Cursor mode panning Set cursor mode to "pan", allowing you to drag the map around using the mouse.
Cursor mode info Set cursor mode to "info", click an object to show more information (vector maps only).
Cursor mode zoom in Set cursor mode to "zoom in", click the map to zoom in.
Cursor mode zoom out Set cursor mode to "zoom out", click the map to zoom out.
Cursor mode zoom window Set cursor mode to "zoom window", select a rectangle on the map to zoom.
Show map extends Zoom to extends of active map.
Rotate map counter clockwise Rotate map 15 degrees counter clockwise (CCW).
Rotate map north up Undo rotation (north up).
Rotate map clockwise Rotate map 15 degrees clockwise (CW).
Rotate map custom value Rotate the map clockwise (CW) by specifying the rotation in degrees.
Distance and area measurements Measure area, perimeter, bearing or distance.
Draw boundary Boundary drawing tool. Starts drawing a boundary on the map. Right click to save.
Draw shoreline Shoreline drawing tool. Starts drawing a shoreline on the map. Right click to save.
Course up mode Draw the map in course up mode. Click again to switch back to north up.
Zoom to vessel position Zoom to current location. Map will be zoomed to vessel's position.
Open preferences Preferences. Open preferences window.
Start recording raw data Start / Stop recording raw data.
Pause recording raw data Pause recording raw data.
Select previous cross section Activate previous cross-section or planned line (used for helmsman display).
Select next cross section Activate next cross-section or planned line (used for helmsman display).
Depth or elevation mode Toggle between depth and elevation mode (only available when sounding has tide information).
Generate soundings Start the sounding generation wizard, allows you to convert raw data into soundings.
Reset sounder alarm Reset position, sounder or speed alarm(s).
Disable drag and drop When active, the drag-and-drop feature will be disabled (locked).
Alter colour ranges Edit colour ranges and legend settings.
Show licensing information Show version and licensing information.
User manual Display the offline user manual.