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Monthly Archives: October 2014

101 things you (maybe) didn’t know about MacVector: #35 – How to make feature arrows in the Map point the other way

We’ve had quite a few users calling up recently to ask how to get the arrows representing a feature in the Map view to point “the other way”. The arrows in the Map view are always shown pointing in the 5′ to 3′ direction relative to the feature, i.e. left to right for a feature […]

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101 things you (maybe) didn’t know about MacVector: #34 – How to fix a -5000 License Activation Error

If you are using an older (pre-13.0) version of MacVector and you try to activate a license on a new computer, or after upgrading your operating system, you may get the following error; This is due to various read/write permissions changes that Apple have made to OS X over the years that prevents MacVector from […]

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MacVector and Yosemite

OS X Yosemite was released today. As you no doubt already know Yosemite has a new flat look. The system font has changed to Helvetica as well. All in all after a few hours of using it we think the interface looks superb. As usual we’ve been testing MacVector on developer editions of Yosemite since […]

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MacVector 13 training Workshop at the Gurdon Institute

When: Thursday 23rd October from 11:30 until 13:30 Where: The Gurdon Institute, Level 1 meeting room Chris Lindley of MacVector, Inc. will be giving a workshop for both novice and advanced users of MacVector, reviewing both basic and advanced functions in MacVector.┬áIn particular, he will highlight the new functionality introduced over the last few years. […]

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