Set Active Point Command

The Set Active Point command sets the location used as the starting point for distance and bearing calculations.

To set a waypoint or note as the Active Point, do the following:

  1. Select a waypoint or note.
  2. Then, do one of the following:
    • On the Waypoint menu, click Set Active Point.
    • Right-click on the selected item, and click Set Active Point.

To set the Active Point on a blank portion of the map, do the following:

  1. View a map.
  2. Press Esc to cancel the selection.
  3. Right-click on a portion of the map that does not contain any items, and click Set Active Point.

To set the Active Point at a point along a route, track, or shape, do the following:

  1. View a map.
  2. Select a route, track, or shape.
  3. Click on the selected item to set the route or track marker at the desired location.
  4. Then, do one of the following:
    • On the Waypoint menu, click Set Active Point.
    • Right-click on the selected item, and click Set Active Point.

To set the Active Point at a point on an elevation profile, do the following:

  1. View the elevation profile of a track or shape.
  2. Click on the elevation profile to set the marker at the desired location.
  3. Then, do one of the following:
    • On the Waypoint menu, click Set Active Point.
    • Right-click on the elevation profile, and click Set Active Point.

To set a trackpoint in the Trackpoint List as the Active Point, do the following:

  1. View the Trackpoint List.
  2. Select a trackpoint.
  3. Then, do one of the following:
    • On the Waypoint menu, click Set Active Point.
    • Right-click on the selected item, and click Set Active Point.
    • Double-click the selected item.
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