Quickly access TideWare's full range of features by using the toolbar located just below the menu bar. A single click of your mouse or pointer will access frequently used TideWare functions.
. Normal Cursor
This cursor is used when selecting different TideWare functions and for panning around the chart. The map centers where you left click this cursor.
Select this button to view available TideWare maps. You can open multiple maps for tiling or cascading.
Select this button to close the map(s) that you are viewing.
Display Tide Ports
Select this button to turn the Tide Port icons on or off.
Display Current Ports
Select this button to turn the Current Port icons on or off.
Select the plus (+) magnifying glass button to zoom-in to the next larger scale view of the map highlighted on your screen. There are six zoom levels from 1x to 32x.
Select the minus (-) magnifying glass button to zoom-out to the next smaller scale view of the map highlighted on your screen.
Select the real-time button to use the real time cursor that will give you the present daily information about the tide or current port closest to this cursor. You can easily move ahead or back in time to study tidal or current activity.
Cursor changes when the following menu or toolbar choices are selected:
T if tide icons are displayed on screen
C current icons are displayed on screen
E if both tide and current icons are displayed on screen
This selection opens a window to all the tide or current stations on the map. The closest station is at the top of the map. When the window first opens, stations are sorted by distance from the selected point. You can also sort the stations alphabetically. Select a station to open additional features.
Select the Animation feature to open a window for animation settings. This window allows for the setting of start and stop times for the animation. In addition, the interval of animation updates can be adjusted. The screen icons will rise, fall, ebb and flood in a continuous selected loop displaying real-time information. Freeze frames can also be captured with this feature.
Use the Print feature to print charts, daily tide or current graphs, and daily or hourly tide and current reports.