Symbol Status Manager

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This function is available in OCAD Mapping Solution. This function is available in OCAD Orienteering.

The Symbol Status Manager allows to easily get access to various status settings.

While the Symbol Status Manager dialog is open, the map can still be edited.

Hint.jpg --> See a short video on Youtube, which explains you the basics.

Save current symbol status

  1. Select Symbol Status Manager item in the Standard Toolbar or in the Symbol menu.
  2. The Symbol Status Manager dialog opens.
  3. Set the status of the symbols in the Symbol Box to normal, protected or hidden to get the map view you want.
    hint This can be done already before opening the dialog.
  4. Enter a name and save the current symbol status settings by clicking on the Save button.

Load Symbol Status

  1. Select a status in the Symbol Status box.
  2. Either double click on the name or click on Load to activate this symbol status settings.
    hintOnly one symbol status setting can be active.
    hintIf multiple status are selected then only the one who's name is shown in the name box will be loaded.

Delete Status

  1. Select a status in the Symbol Status box.
  2. Click on the Delete button to delete this symbol status.

Export Symbol Status

  1. Select a saved symbol status setting.
  2. Click on the Export button.
  3. Choose the destination folder and save the .xml file.
    hintIf multiple settings are selected to be exported, they are saved in one .xml file.

Import Symbol Status

  1. Click on the Import button.
  2. Pick and load an symbol status setting(s) .xml file.
  3. The loaded symbol status are shown in the Symbol Status box.


  • normal map
  • no tracks
  • height map

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