[Loadstone] points

David Wright dwright6 at nccs.nasa.gov
Tue Aug 1 18:05:58 BST 2006


    In order for the file to show up for you to import, you have to first 
copy it to the import/export database in the loadstone directory. This can 
be accomplished by going to the loadstone website and downloading F 
explorer.
David Wright
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "ryan fleury" <ryan at aroga.com>
To: "'General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program'" 
<loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 1:03 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] points


> Hi shawn I was able to download the export text file but I cannot seem to
> figur out how to load it. I have gone into the files submenu on the phone
> and chose imprt but I can't seem to find the file to import.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Shawn 
> Kirkpatrick
> Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 5:28 PM
> To: General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] points
>
> Hello.
> For the coordinates give these a try:
> latitude 49.2387800
> longitude -123.0316100
> radius 20 km
> That will give you most of the lower mainland within a 20 km radius of the
> cnib. This could be quite a big file so depending on your phone memory
> situation you may want to reduce the radius.
> When entering the latitude and longitude values the decimal and minus sign
> are needed.
>
> Shawn
>
> On Mon, 31 Jul 2006, ryan fleury wrote:
>
>> Hi shane when I enter in the values you sent me I get the error that
>> the field mus be a numberic value so do I skip the decimal points and
>> the - before the 123?
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Shane
>> Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 3:07 PM
>> To: General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] points
>>
>> On Mon, Jul 31, 2006 at 02:54:40PM -0700, ryan fleury wrote:
>>> Hello, I am new to this list but have used other gps software on
>>> cellular phones, I am looking forward to trying this package out .
>>> First I have looked through the documentation and gone to the points
>>> exchange and still cannot figure out how to get points of interest
>>> into my phone. Any help is greatly appreciated. Ryan
>>
>> Hey Ryan,
>>
>> Since you're in the Vancouver area, simply input a latitude/longitude
>> and radius into the point exporter.  For example, latitude of 49.1 and
>> a longitude of -123.03 at a radius of 30km should bring back street
>> data along with some other stuff for the GVRD.  Take that file, drop
>> it on the phone, select import database from the file menu and that 
>> should
> do it.
>>
>> Shane
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