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It is a good idea to zoom in on each waypoint if the chart scale from which it is selected is very small, so that the navigational picture in the area can be seen at a reasonable scale. Also, if a great circle route is involved, the software may be able to enter the waypoints directly from the great circle route file. If not, they will have to be entered by hand.
During route monitoring, ECDIS must show own ship's position whenever the display covers that area. Although the navigator may chose to "look-ahead" while in route monitoring, it must be possible to return to own ship's position with a single operator action. Key information provided during route monitoring includes a continuous indication of vessel position, course, and speed. Additional information that ECDIS or ECS can provide includes distance right/left of intended track, time-to-turn, distance-toturn, position and time of "wheel-over", and past track history.
As specified in Appendix 5 of the IMO Performance Standard, ECDIS must provide an indication of the condition of the system and its components. An alarm must be provided if there is a condition that requires immediate attention. An indication can be visual, while an alarm must either be audible, or both audible and visual.
The operator can control certain settings and functions, some of the most important of which are the parameters for certain alarms and indications, including: