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How can I create a partial map for planning from a map that is a work in progress ? I need to export exactly the same area each time so that the planner's software doesn't move the controls.

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  1. Create a new map part.
  2. On that map part,  use a symbol that is bright and otherwise not in common use - something like the uncrossable boundary - to draw a bounding rectangle on the exact area that you want to export.
  3. Save the file. This is the master.
  4. Make a copy of the file.
  5. Open the copy and merge all the map parts (Map|Merge All Parts)
  6. Click on the bounding rectangle to select it.
  7. Click on the Cutout button, or use Tools|Cutout.
  8. Press the enter key
  9. Save the partial map.