The tray icon always indicates the status of GpsGate. The status icon is also displayed in the Input tab of the Settings dialog. Here is a list of the possible displayed tray icons:
The tray icon always indicates the status of GpsGate. Here is a list of the possible displayed tray icons:
|No GPS or NMEA data is detected by GpsGate.
|Valid GPS data has been detected at the selected input, but the GPS data has no fix, that is it cannot determine its position (yet).
|A valid GPS position (fix) has been detected at the selected input.
If the tray icon is not green your GPS application will not display/use a correct position.
Detailed status for Input
Open the Settings dialog from the Tray menu.
In the Input tab, you can read out the status of the Input (GPS).
The above line, marked in yellow, will display any errors or status messages. The line below in red, displays information about which kind of data is coming in.
Detailed status for Outputs
Open the Output tab in the Settings dialog.
By clicking on each item in the list of Active Outputs, you can see its status (highlighted in yellow).
Any error message will be shown here or any other useful status information.