77. Command Line Options

Several command line options to define paths or files to load are available.

Start Little Navmap with the help option littlenavmap.exe -h (Windows), "Little Navmap.app/Contents/MacOS/littlenavmap" -h (macOS) or ./littlenavmap -h (Linux) to get more information on the terminal or command line.

Note that paths or files containing spaces or other special charaters have to be quoted.

Examples:

littlenavmap.exe --flight-plan "IFR Ireland West Knock (EIKN) to Benbecula (EGPL).lnmpln". littlenavmap.exe -d "KYKM WENAS7 PERTT 4741N12051W DIABO J503 FOLDY YDC PIGLU4 CYLW CYYF CZGF"

77.1. Options

Both short and long options are available.

-h, --help

Displays help on commandline options.

--help-all

Displays help including Qt specific options.

-v, --version

Displays version information.

-s, --settings-directory <settings-directory>

Use <settings-directory> instead of ABarthel. This does not override the full path. Spaces are replaced with underscores.

-p, --settings-path <settings-path>

Use <settings-path> to store options and databases into the given directory. <settings-path> can be relative or absolute. Missing directories are created. Path can be on any drive.

-l, --log-path <settings-path>

Use <log-path> to store log files into the given directory. <log-path> can be relative or absolute. Missing directories are created. Path can be on any drive.

-c, --cache-path <cache-path>

Use <cache-path> to store tiles from online maps.Missing directories are created. Path can be on any drive.

-f, --flight-plan <flight-plan>

Load the given <flight-plan> file on startup. Can be one of the supported formats like .lnmpln, .pln, .fms, .fgfp, .fpl, .gfp or others.

-d, --flight-plan-descr <flight-plan-descr>

Parse and load the given <flight-plan-descr> flight plan route description on startup. Example EDDF BOMBI LIRF.

-a, --aircraft-perf <aircraft-perf>

Load the given <aircraft-perf> aircraft performance file .lnmperf on startup.

-g, --language <language>

Use language code <language> like de or en_US for the user interface. The code is not checked for existence or validity and is saved for the next startup.