Knowledge Base

  1. Downloads (Updates, Fixes, Patches, and Demos) 

    1. Terrain Navigator Pro: Version 10.31 Software Update (for TNP 8.0 or later)
    2. Terrain Navigator Pro: Demo (Version 10.31)
    3. Fix: Township/Range (PLSS) in CO, ID, NM, NV, UT, & WY
    4. State Map Software Updates
    5. NGS Benchmark Data Sheet Updates
  2. General Questions (FAQs) and How-To Answers 

    1. Coordinates: Definitions and Overview
    2. What are Layers? What's the difference between markers, routes, tracks, etc.?
    3. Organizing Layers with Projects
    4. Managing Projects, Splitting the Default Project, Project Synchronization to TNP Mobile, and Other Tips
    5. How do I obtain an area measurement?
  3. Maps, Aerial Photos, 3-D View, and related navigational data 

    1. Aerial Photos - Basic Instructions
    2. Aerial Photos - Available Coverage and Update Schedule
    3. Why do Aerial Photos sometimes appear unavailable?
    4. Receiving Errors (Map, JPG) when Viewing or Printing Aerial Photos
    5. Terrain Navigator Pro fails to connect to Internet (or can't access Aerial Photos)
  4. Installation, Registration & Software Configuration 

    1. Registration Warning: Not Properly Registered
    2. Installing Terrain Navigator Pro on Windows 7 & 8
    3. Installing Terrain Navigator (Std. Edition) on Windows 7 & 8
    4. How to Install TNP Once the Subscription Has Lapsed
    5. Error on startup: 'Unable to load vision.dll'
  5. TNP Mobile App (iPhone, Android) 

    1. How to Get Started with the TNP Mobile App
    2. Frequently Asked Questions
    3. Login Error: "Exceeded Device Limit"
    4. How to Improve Battery Life While Using the TNP Mobile App
    5. Active Project Screen
  6. TNP Mobile Maps (SD Cards), including Land Ownership [for TNP Mobile apps] 

    1. Setting Up the TNP Mobile App (required for using the SD Card)
    2. How to install TNP Mobile Maps (SD card) on my Android device
    3. How to install TNP Mobile Maps (SD card) on my iPhone or iPad
    4. Do I need a cell or data connection to view the TNP Mobile Maps (SD card)?
    5. What states do you have private land ownership details for?
  7. Printing and Publishing Maps and Photos 

    1. The printing features are overwhelming and seem very complex - what can I do?
    2. Landscape Map Exporting and Image Tricks (via the Print Window)
    3. What does Size (Percent vs. Scale) mean when Printing?
    4. Using (and Hiding) Grids while Printing
    5. Aerial Photos print and export with grid-like pattern on them
  8. GPS: Connectivity, Configuration, and Troubleshooting 

    1. GPSs Compatible with Terrain Navigator Pro
    2. Sending Maps (and Photos) to Garmin GPS Units
    3. Using a GPS that is not on the GPS Compatibility List or Available in TNP's GPS Setup
    4. Configuring Terrain Navigator Pro to the GPS - Basic Instructions
    5. I don't know what COM Port my GPS is connected to. What should I do?
  9. Manuals, User Guides, and Instructional Videos 

    1. User Manual: Terrain Navigator Pro 10
    2. User Guide: Search & Rescue and Emergency Management Reference Guide & Training Manual
    3. Instructional Videos and Online Blogs
    4. License Agreement: Effective March 2, 2015
  10. Import and Export (Maps, Photos, Markers, DEM, etc.) 

    1. Marker (MXF) File Import/Export Format
    2. FormatMXF - a Marker Import Utility
    3. MXF Conversion Tools: ASCII, DAT, POS, ATT, GDB
    4. Route (RXF) File Import/Export Format
    5. Symbol Key for .MXF/.RXF Files
  11. All articles 

    1. Terrain Navigator Pro: Version 10.31 Software Update (for TNP 8.0 or later)
    2. GPSs Compatible with Terrain Navigator Pro
    3. Marker (MXF) File Import/Export Format
    4. The printing features are overwhelming and seem very complex - what can I do?
    5. User Manual: Terrain Navigator Pro 10

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