General informations Edit
The NAVIGATION panel showing all recorded star systems, trade markets and stored locations within your current trade range. The TRADE RANGE is selected by the red buttons at the top of the panels.
You can filter the displayed entries with the buttons above each header to find quickly, what you are looking after. The X button at the end reseting the filter settings.
At the bottom of the panel some details are displayed, when selecting an entry from the list. Within you can change settings, notes and select a destination. Additionally you can view your FLIGHT LOG and add locations, you came across to your database.
There is a red button at the top of the panel, where you can select a trade range. Within this range TCE shows all detected star systems, trade makets and locations. This value is 100 lightyears by default and should be used at higher values with caution, because TCE have to process more star systems and location and could result in a laggy behavior when greater than 500 lightyears.
The trade range defines also the limit of the automatic destination selection of trade markets.
Star Systems Edit
This tab gives you an overview, which star systems surrounding you. The number of star systems listed depends on your chosen TRADE RANGE.
Above the columns shown are the filter settings, where you can reduce the amount of displayed star systems to find quickly after what you looking for. Some filter are switch buttons, they changing between predefined filter for a column, others are text boxes to enter a value or a name into it. Always hit the ENTER key after you have entered something.
You can see the name of the star system and its main star class. In addition you see, if fuel scooping is possible at the main star and how many stored locations and markets reside within.
Any finally it is noted, if you have visited the star system and what exploration state it has. The distance shows you, how far away the star system is.
When arriving at an previously unvisited star system, you can see question marks (?) for some data. To change the data click on the star system and click in the star system details the STAR CLASS or STATE OF KNOWLEDGE area at the bottom of the panel. Select with the dropdown list the appropriate entry and your database is automatically updated.
At the bottom of the panel there is a detail view of the star system and a list of all stored locations within. Select one to get further details, set it as a destination or delete the location. Stored markets are only removable by the MARKET DATABASE panel.
You can add a note for the star system into the NOTES box and a click on SAVE CHANGES stores it into your database.
Market Places Edit
This tab gives you an overview, which space stations and planetary ports surrounding you. The number of markets listed depends on your chosen TRADE RANGE.
The list shows a general overview of the markets, like the type of market, the allegiance status or economy, the profit/unit or discount/ unit for the top trade ware, distance from the primary star within the system, the distance from your current position and if notes are present.
You can filter the list by using the buttons above each column header to find the right market. The X button resets all selected filter settings.
When selecting a market from the list you get the market details at the bottom of the panel, showing EXPORTS, IMPORTS, OUTFITTING, SHIPYARD and NOTES, if available.
By clicking the DESTINATION button a course is set to the market.
This tab gicves an overview of all recorded location of your database.
Stored locations are separated into 9 types: markets with available outfitting, shipyard, black market and broker availability to combat zones, points of interest, rare commodities, stored ships at stations and resource extractions. Use the filter buttons above the column header to only specific types.
Click on a location to get some more details of it. Now you can change the note for it or change some containing data. In addition, you get a button below to set a course to the location.
Region Summary Edit
The region summary will help to get an overview of star systems, trade markets and locations for a selected region. To select a region, you have to set the center of a region by selecting a star system from the Navigation panel > Star System tab.
When clicked on "SET REGION CENTER" at the star system details, a small icon is displayed behind the name of the star system. By default, the range of the region is equal to your jump limit. You can change the range by selecting the Region Summary tab.
he TRADE RANGE button is now replaced by a REGION RANGE button at the top of the panel. Click it to change the range.
The region center is always the first entry at the list of star systems. The summary below shows many statistics about the star systems within the region distance. You can switch the display between percentage/number with the '#' or '%' icons at the header of each list.
Flight Log Edit
Here you can see all entries of your travel since the beginning of using the extension. Entries are made for star system changes and locations are within a star system.
Each entry can hold a note, if there is something to report. Entries marked as STAR SYSTEM ENTRY shows the star system note, you entered before. If you reach a prior stored location within a star system, the INNER SYSTEM LOCATION holding its name and the notes of the location is displayed at the note box.
You can modify or add a note through typing the note directly into the note box. When finish, click on the SAVE CHANGES button below to store it.
When selecting an entry, more details about the location is displayed below.