[Loadstone] A small suggestion

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Wed Sep 20 13:14:58 BST 2006


The find point option isn't one that can be mapped to a key since it's only 
available in exploration mode. In that mode we're kind of out of keys to 
use.

On Wed, 20 Sep 2006, Brett wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Is it possible to dig out the key codes, so that we can add to the
> keymap file? I think adding the "find point" option to a key stroke
> would be much quicker than going through the menus and would allow us to
> more easily get our points as accurate as possible.
>
> Cheers,
> Brett.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Monty Lilburn
> Sent: Tuesday, 19 September 2006 6:34 AM
> To: General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] A small suggestion
>
>
> Hi,
>
> If you have several points in your database and you find virtually
> moving
> to the point in question too difficult or time consuming, try the "Find
> point" function located in the Options/Functions menu while in
> Exploration
> mode.
>
> Monty
>
>
>
> On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, [iso-8859-2] Przemys?aw Rogalski wrote:
>
>> Thanks for your reply. I read it in the documentation, but in practice
>
>> sometimes it's quite difficult to quickly find a current POI by keys
>> 1-9 (especially if there are many points in database nearby). If I
>> have eg. ten seconds for making change of my current POI, I will not
>> manage... OK, if I press joystick in the navigation mode and the
>> Loadstone is showing my current POI, I can press 0 to go to
>> exploration mode and then the same POI is shown, but even if I press
>> 5, I can't then mark this POI by pressing * or update by pressing #.
>> It would be nice if I could...
>>
>> ----- Wiadomo?? oryginalna -----
>> Od: "Monty Lilburn" <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Do: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program"
>> <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Wys?ano: 18 wrze?nia 2006 20:43
>> Temat: Re: [Loadstone] A small suggestion
>>
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> Yes there is a way to update the position of a previously saved
>>> point.
>>>
>>> 1.  Activate Exploration mode by pressing the 0 key.
>>>
>>> 2.  Virtually move to the point you would like to update using keys 1
>
>>> through 9.
>>>
>>> 3.  Once on the point you would like to update, press the NumberSign
>>> key.
>>>
>>> 4. *optional*:  If you wish you can update any field in the presented
>
>>> form.  (E.G. misspelled text label, Long/Lat ETc)
>>>
>>> 5.  Press Softkey1 and choose: Save using current.
>>>
>>> 6.  Press the 0 key to once again return to Navigation mode.
>>>
>>>
>>> Also, regarding your problem with Checking (marking) points in
>>> Exploration mode I was able to do this with success.  Are you first
>>> virtually moving to the point in question  using keys 1 through 9
>>> then pressing the Asterisk key? Best regards,
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>   Monty
>>>
>>> On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, [iso-8859-2] Przemys?aw Rogalski wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi!
>>>> Is it possible to quickly (in just few seconds) update the point you
>
>>>> are currently being shown in Navigation mode? Imagine you saved a
>>>> POI of the busstop; but few days later, going by the same bus, you
>>>> notice that precision of your POI is too low, so you want to correct
>
>>>> it; however, the bus stops only for eg. ten seconds. You would like
>>>> to qukckly update the existing current POI , and not create a new
>>>> one. Is there a way to do it? Thank for reply! Przemyslaw
>>>>
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