[Loadstone] Marking POI - problem

Kevin Schweikert kevins7 at chartermi.net
Wed Sep 13 15:30:53 BST 2006


Thank you for explaining This, should help allot.
----- 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: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 6:09 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Marking POI - problem


>I see your problem. When you enter exploration mode it will say the closest
> point and in which direction it is. Your position isn't moved to that 
> point
> thoe. Your position is either your current gps position or the last gps
> position. You have to move to the desired point with the number keys. They
> work as follows: 2 north, 3 north east, 6 east, 9 south east,  8 south, 7
> south west, 4 west, 1 north west. The lay out is the 8 main directions of 
> a
> compass. Once you move to a point either using the number keys or the find
> point option then you can mark or unmark it.
>
> On Tue, 12 Sep 2006, Kevin Schweikert wrote:
>
>> I have 0.62.
>> The laugh is on me.  I was confused with the data base, and point lists. 
>> If
>> I would have named my root file default instead of club I would have been
>> fine.
>> The one thing I don't understand is the logic of the keys in exploration
>> mode.  For example I have a point called my house.  When I first go in to
>> exploration mode, the point comes up.  I push the select key, and it says 
>> my
>> house.  Then I press the 5 key, and it says my house.  I wish to mark 
>> this
>> point, and so I press the star key, and nothing happens.  If I go in to 
>> the
>> options, and select fine point, and ask for my house it will find it, and 
>> I
>> say yes when asked, then I can mark the point.
>> I also don't understand, when in exploration mode what directions the 
>> keys
>> move in.  I moved a while back and am not real sure of the streets right
>> around me.  I have played and played in this mode to try and figure out 
>> the
>> logic, but I fail.
>> Hope I make sense here.  Thanks for all the hard work that goes in to 
>> this
>> project.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Monty Lilburn" <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
>> To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program"
>> <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Monday, September 11, 2006 5:13 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Marking POI - problem
>>
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> Can you please compare the version number of Loadstone you have 
>>> installed
>>> on to your phone with the latest version documented on the main 
>>> Loadstone
>>> web site page.  Earlier versions of Loadstone had a problem marking
>>> certain points and you may be experiencing this problem.
>>>
>>> It is important to always have the latest version installed when seeking
>>> support via this list.  This is because problems and bugs get sorted out
>>> quite quickly at times and it can be difficult to keep up with various
>>> versions and their associated issues.
>>>
>>> There seams to be quite a bit of confusion relating to "Marked Point
>>> Lists", Route Modes and routes in general.  We are rapidly working to
>>> improve the sources of confusion by improving  the language the program
>>> and associated documentation uses.
>>>
>>> At this time there are two ways to delete a point you have saved in a
>>> "Poit List".  (some people refer to a "Point List" as a "Route")
>>>
>>> 1.  Virtually move to the desired point in Exploration mode via keys 1-9
>>> and choose Options/Functions/DeletePoint.  Please note, this will remove
>>> the point from  your database.  The second way would be to manually edit
>>> your points list file in an editor on your computer.
>>>
>>> As for moving a point inside a Point List, this isn't necessary as a
>>> Points List isn't an ordered list of points but rather a mini collection
>>> of points from your database.  This means that you do not have to start 
>>> a
>>> route at the first point and follow it sequentially to the last point.
>>> You can start or stop the route at any point along the way from any 
>>> angle.
>>> This is why the order of points does not matter in terms of how 
>>> Loadstone
>>> looks at it.
>>>
>>> You can add more points to an already existing Point list file.  Just 
>>> mark
>>> desired points in exploration mode and go to Options/File/SavePointList.
>>> It will add to the file you save to.
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>   Monty
>>>
>>>  On Mon, 11 Sep 2006, [iso-8859-2] Przemys?aw Rogalski wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi folks!
>>>> Shall anyone help me with creating a route in Loadstone?
>>>> I've read the documentation, but the instruction doesn't work for 
>>>> unknown
>>>> reason.
>>>> First I was trying to add some existing points to the route, by using
>>>> "Find point" function and by virtual cursor (keys 1-9) as well, but
>>>> whenever I press the star key, the Loadstone says "unmarked";
>>>> surprisingly there appears an option "delete point", but "clear marked
>>>> points", "route mode" or "save point list" option is not available. 
>>>> What
>>>> should I do then to mark a point and create a route?
>>>> By the way: is it possible in Loadstone to modify an existing route 
>>>> from
>>>> the level of the program?  I mean deleting a particular point, moving a
>>>> point to a different place of a route or adding a point (the new or
>>>> existing one) somewhere inside?
>>>> Thanks for any suggestion and information.
>>>> Regards!
>>>> Przemyslaw
>>>>
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