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mac_computer_map_installation [2018/04/13 16:41]
admin [Unlock]
mac_computer_map_installation [2020/02/11 19:07]
admin [Install Maps]
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 The default location is the Downloads folder.\\ The default location is the Downloads folder.\\
-The download will consist of compressed ​.zip file or a folder, if using safari the files will be extracted to a folder when completed.\\ +The download will be a .dmg file.\\ 
-If you have Garmin MapManager installed and it has been run at least once, the icon for the .gmap installer should look like the following image.\\+{{::​dmg_file.png?200|}}
-{{::gmapv8.png?200|}}+Double click the .dmg file to launch the installer.\\ 
 +Double click the Installer logo to start the installation.\\ 
 +Follow the On Screen Instructions of the installer.\\ 
 +{{::​splash.png?​400|}} ​   {{::​welcome.png?​400|}}\\ 
 +{{::​license.png?​400|}} {{::​install_dir.png?​400|}}\\ 
-If it doesn'​t,​ that could mean that you still need to run or install Garmin Basecamp or the stand alone Garmin MapManager.\\ 
-<​bootnote web>If your not seeing an icon and instead the .gmap file looks like a folder, Download Map Manager Stand Alone version for Mac\\ 
-If the .gmap file appears as a folder even though you have installed and run Garmin MapManager, try restarting the computer.\\ 
-3.) Double click the .gmap file to open it in Garmin MapManager.\\ 
-4.) Click the INSTALL button to install the maps.\\ 
 ===== Unlock ===== ===== Unlock =====
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 4.) Click the button to install the unlock code. If successful, your maps will now be unlocked.\\ 4.) Click the button to install the unlock code. If successful, your maps will now be unlocked.\\
 {{::​unlocked.png?​600|}}\\ {{::​unlocked.png?​600|}}\\
 +===== Manual Installation & Unlock Maps =====
 +<​bootnote warning>​In some cases map manager will not associate itself with the Map installer or the .gma file.</​bootnote>​\\
 +If you are seeing the .gmap file as a folder and not an icon you can manually copy the .gmap folder to the Basecamp Map directory\\
 +The correct
 +1.) Open Finder and navigate to the Go menu\\
 +2.) Select Go To Folder and type in the following path:\\
 +~/​Library/​Application Support/​Garmin/​Maps/​\\
 +3.) Copy the .gmap folder to this location to manually install the maps into Basecamp\\
 +4.) Copy the .gma file into this location to manually unlock the maps.\\
 +5.) Restart Basecamp and select BackroadMapbooks from the maps menu.\\
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