[Loadstone] Clearing and correcting database.

Miranda miranda.woudstra at wanadoo.nl
Wed Nov 15 16:40:57 GMT 2006


Rusty, if I understand your question correctly, the answer is yes. You can 
easily edit your points in Loadstone, just by pressing # (number sign) in 
exploration mode. You will hear "point update" and you can edit everything, 
name, latitude longitude, etc.

Kind regards,
Miranda

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rusty Perez" <rustys.lists at gmail.com>
To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program" 
<loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2006 3:31 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Clearing and correcting database.


> Is it possible to edit points directly on the phone? I have entered
> some for which I'd like to edit just the name. Can I do this on the
> phone in loadstone?
> Thanks!
> Rusty
>
>
> On 11/12/06, Shane <shane at cm.nu> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 12:13:20AM +0100, Gabriel Battaglia wrote:
>> > In the text file which is comes out from the exporting process I found
>> > several entries I thought to be deleted days ago. Why they are still
>> > there?
>>
>> That's normal and because if you upload to PointShare, we
>> need to know that you deleted the points so that others can
>> get the fact that they are deleted.  The deleted status is
>> in the priority field and you can verify that if priority
>> is 4.
>>
>> > And the other question is, may I edit an entry name for example, 
>> > without
>> > changing anything else than the name of the place, save the file and
>> > reimport it in Loadstone to fix that mistake?
>>
>> Yes, LoadStone recognizes a point by its id/userid combo so
>> just don't change the IDs and it'll do what it should.
>>
>> > And, what will happen if I import a database which contains a point 
>> > just
>> > 3 meters far from another point already mapped? Does loadstone will
>> > include it the same?
>>
>> 3 meters or 300 km it makes no difference to Loadstone.
>> Though the usefulness of such a point considering GPS
>> accuracy is a question, LoadStone will hapily accept it.
>>
>> S
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