[Loadstone] creating check points and exploring
slerythema at insightbb.com
Mon Feb 12 00:09:41 GMT 2007
Thanks for the instructions, Rob. However, POI Factory only had two
restaurants listed so that wasn't very useful but I'll use the directions
for converting other things..
From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
[mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com]On Behalf Of Rob Melchers
Sent: Sunday, February 11, 2007 3:32 AM
To: General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] creating check points and exploring
In a nutshell:
Click on: POI files, then restaurants. You can also try outdoor.
Download the .csv files of interest to you.
Go to the Loadstone Converter:
First read the documentation, then
Process the file you have downloaded.
Import the resulting file to Loadstone GPS. (Bluetooth, Infrared, Cable)
Follow the instructions on importing in Part 3 of the Getting Started
It's advisable to create a new database for POI's outside your daily
At 2/11/2007, you wrote:
I am wondering how other people do the following?
Find general type of place in a new city? i.e. find all restaurants in a
Also, along that line, how do you obtain the data for this type of
Create check points for traveling to new places that you have never
I am still a beginner and I have worked through the manual and have a
general understanding for things. But I will be going on a trip soon
traveling by car to a few different cities and wanted to be able to use
GPS first to plot our trip and second when we are there to simply find
places to eat.
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