Project Waypoint Command

The Project Waypoint Command creates a new waypoint a fixed distance and bearing from the selected waypoint.

To project a waypoint, do the following:

  1. Select a single waypoint.
  2. Then, do one of the following:
    • On the Waypoint menu, click Project Waypoint.
    • Right-click the selected waypoint, and click Project Waypoint.

The Project Waypoint window will appear. Enter the distance and bearing to the new waypoint, and click Project. The Edit Waypoint dialog will appear, allowing you to label the projected waypoint.

Project Waypoint window
Bearing
Enter the bearing to the new waypoint, in true degrees.
Distance
Enter the distance to the new waypoint.
Move to waypoint
If Move to waypoint is checked, the new waypoint will become the starting point for further projections.
Add to route
If Add to route is checked, the new waypoint will be added to a route.

Tips

  • To project multiple waypoints from a central location, clear Move to waypoint.
    Projecting waypoints from a central point
  • To project a new waypoint without displaying the Edit Waypoint dialog, hold the Shift key while clicking Project. The waypoint will have the same type as the last waypoint you created.
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