tcd-format.el sets up decoding of XTide .tcd compiled tide database files as plain text for viewing in Emacs. It uses the Emacs buffer-file-format mechanism and the XTide restore_tide_db program from tcd-utils.

tcd-format.el is only designed to look at .tcd files (as found under /usr/share/xtide normally) when you don't have their source handy. If you want to edit you probably should use the tideEditor program.

tcd-format.el is free software (free as in freedom), published under the terms of the GNU General Public License (v3 or up).

Download version 9 here, either just the .el, or the full source, or a Debian package here or from my repo.

tcd-format.el (10k, and sig)
tcd-format-9.tar.gz (22k, and sig)
tcd-format_9-0.1_all.deb (7k, and sig)

The full source only adds the Debian packaging bits, and the deb in fact is only really a handy way to get the install setups and to depend on tcd-utils. Each sig is a Gnu PG ascii armoured signature for the respective files, generated from my key.

For Emacs 21 see my xml-coding.el to recognise the charset in the decoded XML part (Emacs 22 up does that already).

See xtide.el for running xtide to view tide times within Emacs.

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