[Loadstone] Importing Points

Jeff meganmh at sonic.net
Sun Aug 6 02:22:43 BST 2006


Shane & Shawn, thanks.  It is amazing what a - symbol will do for you.  I 
got the points file downloaded and and installed onto my phone.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program" 
<loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Saturday, August 05, 2006 5:24 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Importing Points


> Your longitude value should be negative. Anything in north america will 
> have
> a negative longitude value. The table you quoted in your message is the 
> cell
> table. These just label cell sites so won't sound familiar. You'd want to
> look at the point table to see if anything near you is in there.
>
> On Sat, 5 Aug 2006, Jeff wrote:
>
>> Below I have pasted the first  several lines of the file that I 
>> downloaded.
>> I must say the things that I do hear in the file do not sound like 
>> anything
>> around my home.  I live in Santa Rosa California which is about 60 miles
>> north of
>> San Francisco.  I used
>> Latitude:, 38.454078
>> Longitude: 122.766562
>>
>> table,cell
>> id,name,mcc,mnc,locationareacode,cellid,userid
>> 1147500861,"",234,30,76,33266,38196
>> 1147500862,"",234,30,76,33267,38196
>> 1147500863,"",234,30,450,35974,38196
>> 1147500864,"",234,30,450,35975,38196
>> 1147500865,"",234,30,450,33205,38196
>> 1147500866,"",234,30,438,37629,38196
>> 1147500867,"dublin airport meteor",272,3,1015,16734,38196
>> 1147500868,"dublin airport vodaphone",272,1,12,15204,38196
>> 1147500869,"",272,3,1015,11615,38196
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Shane" <shane at cm.nu>
>> To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program"
>> <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Saturday, August 05, 2006 4:48 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Importing Points
>>
>>
>>> Hi Jeff,
>>>
>>> Have a look at the export file.  The first line should be:
>>> table,point
>>> followed by the points
>>> blank line
>>> then the next table.  Is there any data below the
>>> table,point line and before the blank line.  If not, where
>>> abouts (roughly) are you located.  It's certainly possible
>>> if you're not in north america that points do not exist
>>> within a 5 mile radius.
>>>
>>> Shane
>>> On Sat, Aug 05, 2006 at 04:36:12PM -0700, Jeff wrote:
>>>> I downloaded a POI file from the Point Share Exchange site, and 
>>>> imported
>>>> it
>>>> into Load Stone per the directions on the web site.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I used Load Stone to determine my Latitude & Longitude, with a radius 
>>>> of
>>>> 5
>>>> miles.  I did not put anything into the Restrict Output to user name
>>>> field
>>>> and
>>>> left all other items checked.  The file was 79 KB in size and took less
>>>> than
>>>> 5 minutes for Load Stone to import it.  My default file did increase in
>>>> size
>>>> from around 4 KB to 83 KB, but when I go into Exploration Mode there 
>>>> are
>>>> no
>>>> new points.  Just the points that I created.  Is 79 KB an average size?
>>>> Is
>>>> less than 5 minutes for the importing process sound right?  Should I 
>>>> try
>>>> and
>>>> increase the radius?
>>>>
>>>>  When you look for points in Exploration Mode how far out does it look?
>>>> Is
>>>> this value user definable?  Finally, I am able to edit an existing 
>>>> point,
>>>> but
>>>> have not been able to remove one completely.  Is there a way to do 
>>>> this?
>>>>
>>>>  Thanks, Jeff
>>>
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