[PATCH] User Manual: Slight changes on OSTCTools import
salvador.cunat at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 01:42:25 PDT 2015
Don't give sensation that OSTCTools is a H&W software, which it isn't.
Little adds on supported DCs and other considerations.
Signed-off-by: Salvador Cuñat <salvador.cunat at gmail.com>
Documentation/user-manual.txt | 18 ++++++++++++++----
1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
diff --git a/Documentation/user-manual.txt b/Documentation/user-manual.txt
index 566e19e..014d263 100644
@@ -1026,14 +1026,24 @@ Selecting the appropriate file in the file list of the dialogue opens
the imported dive log in the _Subsurface_ *Dive List*. Some other formats, not
accessible through the Import dialogue are also supported, as explained below.
-==== Importing from Heinrichs Weikamp OSTC Tools
+==== Importing from OSTCTools
_OSTC Tools_ is a Microsoft-based suite of dive download and dive management tools for the OSTC
family of dive computers. _OSTC Tools_ downloads dive data from the dive computer and stores it
as a binary file with file extension _.dive_ . Subsurface can directly import these files when using
-the universal import dialogue. From the dropdown list at the bottom right select _All files_.
-This makes the _OSTC Tools_ dive logs visible in the file list panel. Select one or more
-dive, then click the _Open_ button. The OSTC dives are shown in the *Dive List* panel.
+the universal import dialogue. From the dropdown list at the bottom right select
+_OSTCTools Files (.dive .DIVE)_. This makes the _OSTC Tools_ dive logs visible in the file list
+panel. Select one or more dive, then click the _Open_ button. The OSTC dives are shown in the
+*Dive List* panel.
+Actually, every H&W device supported by OSTCTools can be imported to _Subsurface_, this includes
+OSTC, OSTC Mk2, OSTC 2N/2C, OSTC3, OSTC Sport, and probably although untested, Frog, OSTC2 and
+Please, remember that OSTCTools is *not* a true diving log software, but a useful set of tools
+for analysis and management of OSTC devices. This way, only raw dive computer data will be
+achieved with the import to _Subsurface_; user still have to manually complete the rest of
+data which may be of some importance for him (buddies, equipment, notes, etc).
==== Importing from Mares Dive Organiser V2.1
More information about the subsurface