[Loadstone] Help me please!! A problem with Loadstone

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Wed Sep 20 13:39:02 BST 2006

I'm glad that fix worked. In the next release there should be even more 
things you can test, I've started adding international character support for 
the importer and exporter.

On Wed, 20 Sep 2006, Przemysław Rogalski wrote:

> I'm not sure if you received my reply (from progalski at plusnet.pl, mobile phone), but if not, I would like to write, that you have solved my problem:) Thank so much for help and congratulations for success:)
> Now I can load checkpoints, I can check my points regardless of the status of the GPS receiver, I can take full advantage from "Use Checkpoints only" and "Isolate Checkpoints" modes; additionally, I really like the announcements that these modes are checked/unchecked and enabled/disabled; I also noticed that folder name Pointlists has been changed into "Checkpoints" which is logical.
> To sum up, I am really impressed and thankful for so many improvements made in only four days:)
> Regards!
> Przemyslaw
> ----- Wiadomość oryginalna -----
> Od: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
> Do: "Przemysław Rogalski" <Rogalski at o2.pl>
> Wysłano: 20 września 2006 03:22
> Temat: Re: Help me please!! A problem with Loadstone
>> Attached is a test version of loadstone. This may fix the problem you're
>> having with checkpoints. This is just a test version so the fix may or may
>> not work and might not be complete. You seem to be the only one with this
>> particular problem. When Monty tried your database he was able to check and
>> uncheck points with no problems.
>> As for the function you suggest implementing, I don't see how this would
>> work. What would be used as the current point? the closest point like you'd
>> get by pressing select or the closest point in the direction of trabel like
>> you'd get by pressing up arrow? This wouldn't always give you the expected
>> result. If you want to update the position of the point then there's a good
>> chance that this wouldn't work since the point's position is wrong. If you
>> know a point is wrong it's easier to find it before you get to it in
>> exploration mode, wait until you arrive at the propper position and then do
>> the update. But if you aren't in position even long enought to locate the
>> point then there's a good chance your position won't be very accurate
>> anyway.
>> On Tue, 19 Sep 2006, Przemysław Rogalski wrote:
>>> OK, I changed all comas into dots in all my CheckPoint files, but after loading a corrected file, "Use checkpoint" mode doesn't still appear in the menu; I also can't check/uncheck points.
>>> What may I try to do in order to sove this problem?
>>> Finding a current POI in exploration mode in ten seconds is quite difficult for m e.
>>> That's why I insist on introducing a function thanks to which you could quickly mark and update a current point (eg. just by going to exploration mode, pressing star and #).
>>> ----- Wiadomość oryginalna -----
>>> Od: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
>>> Do: "Przemysław Rogalski" <Rogalski at o2.pl>
>>> DW: "Monty Lilburn" <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Wysłano: 19 września 2006 01:36
>>> Temat: Re: Help me please!! A problem with Loadstone
>>>> Hello.
>>>> I see the problem but I'm not sure how it's going to be solved. Do you use a
>>>> different separator for decimal numbers? All your pointlist (checkpoint now)
>>>> files are wrong, they contain the comma character where there should be a
>>>> dot. This is probably to do with your locale settings. for you would a
>>>> number like 1.5 be written 1 period 5 or would it be 1 comma 5? This could
>>>> be very tricky to fix.
>>>> On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, Przemysław Rogalski wrote:
>>>>> Hello!
>>>>> Could you please examine my Loadstone files and check:
>>>>> 1. Why I can't check/uncheck points (regardles of the status of my GPS receiver)?
>>>>> 2. Why does "Use checkpoints" mode not appear in the menu after I have loaded any of my checkpoint lists?
>>>>> I reinstalled the application and created my default database several times, but it didn't help.
>>>>> Help me, please...
>>>>> Przemyslaw
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