[Loadstone] Another feature wish

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Tue Aug 14 00:23:39 BST 2007


No, they may be in order but it's just as likely they aren't. All the export 
does is dump the database tables and the database engine might rearrange 
things for indexing etc.

On Mon, 13 Aug 2007, Przemysław Rogalski wrote:

> OK, but if you export points to a text file, they are arranged according to the sequence in which they have been entered, don't they?
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> Od: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
> Do: "LoadStone Lista" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Wysłano: 9 sierpnia 2007 03:26
> Temat: Re: [Loadstone] Another feature wish
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>> I'm not sure how you'd determine what the latest points were. If you enter
>> points on the phone it uses the current time stamp as an id but you really
>> couldn't depend on that. The online tools don't use the current time as an
>> id to avoid collisions with points entered on the phone so it could be quite
>> hard to figure out what was most recently entered.
>>
>> On Thu, 9 Aug 2007, Przemysław Rogalski wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all!
>>> It happens that you need to change sth in Loadstone points, but don't have an access to a PC. For the time being operations on recently added points are quite complicated (creating checkpoint lists, deleting, updating etc.).
>>> Therefore I fought I thought of another feature to be implemented in LS:
>>> I mean such function as "Show recently added points" (eg. 20 by default, value changed in Settings), shown in a form of a list, from which you could quickly choose what to do with a particular point.
>>> You could, for instance:
>>> - Update it with #
>>> - Mark it by *
>>> - Delete it by Del
>>> and - what's the most important - add it to a checkpoint list.
>>> This function would be useful especially if you don't remember the exact names of recently added points, want to quickly correct/ get rid of some of them, or create a route from points you have entered soon before.
>>> What do you think about such invention? Is it possible to do the job?
>>> If not, I would at least suggest an option of adding a latest point entry to a checkpoint list automatically
>>> Regards!
>>> Przemysław
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