[Loadstone] Data Conversion Question

Rusty Perez rustys.lists at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 16:20:31 BST 2006


Could this be done with something which has search and replace
functions? Could some one write a word script or something?

On 10/18/06, Rob Melchers <rob at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
> Hi Mike,
>
> These programs are programs that convert navigational data from one format
> to another. Just like people, navigational applications don't understand
> each other, so an interpreter is needed. EasyGPS is an example. It can
> convert between Brunton, Cobra, Eagle, Garmin, Lowrance and Magellan made
> applications. For Loadstone-GPS we need to convert the data ourselves. With
> a lot of patience you can use Notepad to convert a ASCII file to the
> Loadstone-GPS format, using the replace option. Making a PERL or PHP script
> with replace-like functions makes the job a lot easier. Of course you must
> be able to run PERL or PHP scripts on your computer. A simple program that
> gives you a PERL and PHP environment as well as a private web server is
> MicroWeb, that can be downloaded for free. Just do a Google search for
> Microweb and you should be able to find it.
>
> Hth,
>
> Rob
>
> At 10/18/2006, you wrote:
> >Some of you mentioned programs that convert GPS data from other file
> formats
> >to text files.  What are these programs and where can I find them?
> >
> >Thank You,
> >
> >
> >Mike Hanson
> >
> >
> >
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