[Loadstone] importing databases into loadstone

chaman chaman_grover at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 17 18:55:32 BST 2006


thank you
i have just got the database onto my phone and it is importing as i write 
this message.
when i have these datbases imported is it possible to use them without a gps 
the thing is that i do not have a reciever so just wondering is this program 
any useful to me without a gps reciever.
thank you
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Monty Lilburn" <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
To: "chaman" <chaman_grover at hotmail.com>
Cc: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Monday, July 17, 2006 6:53 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] importing databases into loadstone

> Hi,
> I think you've done everything correctly.  The problem was to do with 
> Internet Explorer which have have fixed in the last 20 minutes so try 
> again.  You may not even need to right-click this time as just submitting 
> should prompt you to open or save the file.  Choose save.
> The reason it didn't work before is because Internet Explorer doesn't 
> handle file headers properly and when you copy and pasted the lines 
> wrapped and confused the Loadstone GPS import routine.  We need to make 
> the importer more robust so the "App close"  (a crash) doesn't happen!
> Monty
> On Mon, 17 Jul 2006, chaman wrote:
>> hello list,
>> after i had read the documentation on importing the databases onto 
>> loadstone i found a database and decided to put it onto my phone. when i 
>> type the lat and lon i tried to rite click on the submit button and save 
>> target as, but that did not work so i just pressed enter on the submit 
>> button and got a huge list of results i selected all and coppied into 
>> notepad and saved the file as points.txt. i then coppied the file onto my 
>> phone and coppied the file into import/export and i went into loadstone 
>> and the file menu and import database. i selected the file points.txt and 
>> when i pressed ok it said app close loadstone and there was a ok button 
>> which closed the program.
>> sorry about the long post but during these steps is there anything i have 
>> done wrong?
>> i have atatched the points.txt file.
>> thank you
>> Chaman

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