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==Tips and Tricks==
 
==Tips and Tricks==
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{{warning|The [[Win32 GUI]] build is broken, so use [[Gui internal]] instead!}}
 
Compiling, configuring and running Navit on Windows can be a challenge at times. Below are a few hints, in addition to the more detailed instructions following.
 
Compiling, configuring and running Navit on Windows can be a challenge at times. Below are a few hints, in addition to the more detailed instructions following.
*It is best not to use the “win32” GUI (ie <gui type="win32" />) as this is no longer being supported. It is advisable to use the “internal” GUI (<gui type="internal" />) instead.
 
 
* Support for NMEA serial GPS receiver devices (USB/Bluetooth) was broken in the win32 port since Navit releases 0.1.0. It is restored with the latest builds (3650 and higer). The configuration for serial devices has changed: For example, a serial device on Com4 can be configured as follows:
 
* Support for NMEA serial GPS receiver devices (USB/Bluetooth) was broken in the win32 port since Navit releases 0.1.0. It is restored with the latest builds (3650 and higer). The configuration for serial devices has changed: For example, a serial device on Com4 can be configured as follows:
  
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<source lang="xml">
 
   <vehicle name="GPSOnCom4" enabled="yes" active="1" source="serial:COM4 baud=115200 parity=N data=8 stop=1" />
 
   <vehicle name="GPSOnCom4" enabled="yes" active="1" source="serial:COM4 baud=115200 parity=N data=8 stop=1" />
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==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 17:17, 25 December 2012

Navit under Windows, GTK Gui, Dutch translation

Navit on Windows Progress on the win32 support will be documented on this page.


Download the binary distribution package of Navit

The Win32 binary distribution of Navit can be downloaded via the Download Navit page, or download the Win32 bleeding edge compiled daily from SVN.

The WinCE binary distribution of Navit can be downloaded via the Download Navit page, or download the WinCE bleeding edge compiled daily from SVN.

If the created start menu entry does not work, check if a 'bin' is too many in the link target location.

Tips and Tricks

Compiling, configuring and running Navit on Windows can be a challenge at times. Below are a few hints, in addition to the more detailed instructions following.

  • Support for NMEA serial GPS receiver devices (USB/Bluetooth) was broken in the win32 port since Navit releases 0.1.0. It is restored with the latest builds (3650 and higer). The configuration for serial devices has changed: For example, a serial device on Com4 can be configured as follows:
  <vehicle name="GPSOnCom4" enabled="yes" active="1" source="serial:COM4 baud=115200 parity=N data=8 stop=1" />

See also