[Loadstone] Exploration Mode
arimo at netsonic.fi
Sun Aug 6 20:47:35 BST 2006
I have similar problems. One solution would be a list of nearby POI's,
for example with select key. In exploration mode this list will refer
current virtual position, in navigation mode it refers real gps postion if
This list would show each point name, distance and cardinal direction to
IN exploration mode pressing select again would move to the selected
point. In navigation mode it could for example let user edit point's
data or do nothing.
On Sun, 6 Aug 2006, Stephen Giggar wrote:
> I have been playing around with the Exploration Mode and trying to follow a street. I have found
> that LoadStone doesn't do very well at that. I seemds to jump around off the stree that I'm wanting
> to follow. Can their be a function added to tell Load Stone to give you the next entersection street
> crossing of the same name of the street that you are currently going along?
> I was using the 2, 4, 6 and 8 numbers to go along the street. I have also tried using the 1, 3, 7
> and 9 to try to get Load Stone to go to the next cross street of the street that I'm following when
> using Exploration Mode.
> I have also noticed when in Exploration Mode some times Load stone will bypass a cross street and I
> have to go back the other direction to get the cross street. Example I'm following Pine West and
> come to Pine @1st. Then I press 4 to go to the next block west and come to Pine @2nd. I next press 4
> again and it may take me to Pine @4th. It totally bypasses Pine @3rd. So I have to press 6 to go
> back east to get to Pine @3rd. In other cases when doing the above it will take me to a whole new
> street and will not even be on Pine anymore.
> Other then that the program is very good with Navigation Mode. It seems to always have the street
> correct as far as what is coming up in front of me.
> Signed: Stephen Giggar
> sgiggar at sbcglobal.net
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