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Update

TrueNorth has Automatic Update functionality. If you have a current license of TrueNorth it will periodically check for updates. Software updates allow us to fix bugs, improve stability and add features. Here’s how update works. Automatic Update TrueNorth is configured to check for updates by default once a week in the background. This happens silently. The…

What is a Plugin

A plugin in TrueNorth is a way to extend the functionality of the main application in some way. TrueNorth is designed in such a way as most of the functionality is contained within plugins. Plugins come in a number of categories Import plugins read in map data from files, databases or online sources Export plugins write out map…

Changing Update Channel

TrueNorth checks for updates regularly, and can download and install these regularly, but did you know there are different update “channels” that users can select? Each channel updates on a different cycle, and delivers updates of different levels of readiness. Users can decide to select a channel that updates more frequently to get access to new…

Configure a Plugin

TrueNorth is made up of many plugins, each of which can have a configuration. Not all plugins have a configuration dialog. Here’s how to access the plugin’s configuration and detect if it has one. Open the main menu and click “Configuration” The configuration window will open. Click on the “Plugins” tab Plugins are listed one per…