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    Software for creating dive site maps?

    After a bit of advice here....

    Normally im drawing dive site maps with pencil (ok crayon) on a bit of paper and want to make the things a bit better and more accurate.

    Im familiar with the site and have compass bearings from certain features to others and so on and a nice shoreline via google earth so that's accurate.
    Normally in the UK i could draw this on graph paper and a protractor but since Egypt hasn't invented either of those yet im looking for another way to do it, ideally with a computer.

    What im after is a programme where i can draw lines, actually put the features at the proper relative bearings from each other to get the layout correct and so on. Ive got access to the usual adobe, MS office suite and others but really no idea which to use or how to use it.

    Any tips or ideas?

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    Can google sketchup do the bearing/distance thing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by String View Post
    Ive got access to the usual adobe, MS office suite and others but really no idea which to use or how to use it.

    Any tips or ideas?
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    Quote Originally Posted by steelemonkey View Post
    Autocad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steelemonkey View Post
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    Daft though it might sound, powerpoint can do angles/set lengths and you already have it.
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    i am pretty fantastic at autocad if you need something knocking up?

    PM me if you like.

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