[Loadstone] problem

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Thu Aug 3 03:24:10 BST 2006


Hmmm, I hadn't thought of the chat room idea. What do others on the list 
think? Is there a want/need for a chat room on the web site?

On Wed, 2 Aug 2006, Denise Marshall wrote:

> Thank you!!!!
> I am having fun with this as well as meeting a lot of people. Are you and
> your staff ever going to create a chat room?
> Denise
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Monty Lilburn
> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 3:28 PM
> To: General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] problem
>
> Hello Denise,
>
> I am glad you have Loadstone up and running and from your message it would
> seam that all went well with the installation.
>
> The only time Loadstone will automatically announce when you are
> approaching points is when you have "Marked" them via the Asterisk key
> while in Exploration mode.
> While in "Navigation mode", you can query the nearest point  in the
> direction
> of travel by pressing the up-arrow on your joystick.  The left-arrow for the
> nearest  point  to your left, right-arrow for the nearest point to your
> right,
> and the  down-arrow for the closest point behind you.  Pressing Select
> (centre of  joystick) will tell you the closest point no matter what
> direction
> it is  in.
>
> To read more about these commands and the other options, please refer to
> the Usage documentation:
>
> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/docs
>
> Best regards,
>   Monty
>
>
> On Wed, 2 Aug 2006, Denise Marshall wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>> I took the Loadtone out today. When I was riding along, it did not
> announce
>> streets.
>> However, as I went through the menus, I got things such as speed. What
> else
>> do I
>> need to do? I got my lat and lon info from the my Braille note's in
> virtual
>> mode.
>> Thanks for your help.
>> Denise
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Monty Lilburn
>> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 2:40 PM
>> To: General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] problem
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> You do not need to be connected to a GPS receiver in order to go into
>> Exploration mode.
>>
>> Monty
>>
>> On Wed, 2 Aug 2006, Goldfingas wrote:
>>
>>> It only says "not connected." I think I have to wait for the receiver.
>>> Unless you know something I don't?  If so, do share.
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>> GF
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Monty Lilburn
>>> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 9:29 AM
>>> To: General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] problem
>>>
>>> Hi there,
>>>
>>>
>>> If you have the points imported, you could always explore the points in
>>> Exploration mode.  This will give you a virtual view of your points and
>> how
>>> they relate to each other.
>>>
>>> Monty
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, 2 Aug 2006, Goldfingas wrote:
>>>
>>>> ah, I am still waiting on my gps receiver. I knew that there wasn't
>>>> much I could do with out it, but I still wanted to play with the
>>>> program, kind of learn my way around it and stuff. I ordered it last
>>>> week, it should be here by now. I am in Virginia, and its coming from
>>>> California. Hmmm, Maybe I have to call the govenator?
>>>> lol
>>>>
>>>> GF
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>>>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Shawn
>>>> Kirkpatrick
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 7:25 AM
>>>> To: General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program
>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] problem
>>>>
>>>> Well, you probably don't have anything related to where you are if you
>>>> didn't give the site any coordinates. If you have a gps receiver then
>>>> you can use the shift (backspace) 5 and 6 keys to get your
>>>> latitude/longitude values. Then choose a reasonable radius and you'll
>> have
>>> valid points.
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, 2 Aug 2006, Goldfingas wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Thanks, I got it loaded now. I don't understand how I choose where I
>>>>> am. I don't know my latitude and stuff like that to put in to the
>>>>> box, so I just left that stuff blank and got the hole file. I have a
>>>>> 1 gig card in my phone so I put it there. How big should the text
>>>>> file be? I herd someone say something about one that was over 100
>>>>> megs? this one was only like 90 something.
>>>>>
>>>>> GF
>>>>>
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>>>>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Monty
>>>>> Lilburn
>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 4:24 AM
>>>>> To: General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program
>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] problem
>>>>>
>>>>> Hello Clarance,
>>>>>
>>>>> You can find out everything you need to know by visiting the
>>>>> Documentation page on the web site.
>>>>>
>>>>> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/docs
>>>>>
>>>>> In particular the "importing points" documentation.
>>>>>
>>>>> Monty
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, 1 Aug 2006, Goldfingas wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Where do I get this points text file, and what does it do?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> GF
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>>>>>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Monty
>>>>>> Lilburn
>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 6:19 PM
>>>>>> To: General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program
>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] problem
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi Ryan,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It sounds like Loadstone hasn't had it's first run yet.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Any time you uninstall Loadstone and reinstall you will need to
>>>>>> launch Loadstone in order for it to create it's files and
> directories..
>>>>>>
>>>>>> After you've run it for the first time you should have a
> "inportexport"
>>>>>> subdirectory.  This is where you should copy the points text file to.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This time when you perform the import put your phone far away from
>>>>>> you and leave it for as long as you can.  I normally like to perform
>>>>>> large imports over night (with the phone plugged in) and that way it
>>>>>> is ready in the morning.  Depending on the model of your phone and
>>>>>> the number of points to be imported this could take a while!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Good luck and keep us posted!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Monty
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  On Tue, 1 Aug 2006, ryan
>>>>>> fleury wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hello I uninstalled loadstone and reinstalledit. I still have the
>>>>>>> points text file on my phone but when I try to copy it and paste it
>>>>>>> in the loadstone folder that folder is not there , any suggestions?
>>>>>>>
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