[Loadstone] Feature wishes

monty at loadstone-gps.com monty at loadstone-gps.com
Thu Nov 1 16:43:01 GMT 2007


Hi Ari,

Thanks for your suggestions as usual.

We are working to make "Show Area" more accessible in the next version 
from Navigation mode and Exploration mode.

We are also working on Exploration mode - trying to implement an easier 
method looking around virtually verses moving.

Best regards,
   Monty


On Thu, 1 Nov 2007, Ari Moisio wrote:

> Hi
>
>  I have collected   a number of nearby intersections to have a little map
> of my surroundings. Because i live in rural area where all streets are not
> exactly east2west and north2south  with rigth angles i still have some
> problems with exploration mode. I have, however, managed to use it
> somehow but i have to turn my phone towards north every time i'll use
> exploration mode.
>
> Here are my two eurocents feature
> wishes anyway:
>
> - Show area should be bound to some  hotkey. It is only sensible way to
> actually find some waypoint or intersection but it is buried too deeply in
> the menu structure:
> options->functions->show area,  at least eight keystrokes for every
> virtual movement.
>
> - Showw area should also be accessible in navigation mode instead of
> current point lottery.
>
> - There could be a trip meter available with exploration mode too. I
> wanted to check length of the trip i have walked earlier and marked some
> more waypoints and noticed only way to find out actual length of the
> journey is to walk it thru virtually and  add manyally each and every part
> of the journey.
>
>
> You can still escape from the Gates of hell: Use Linux!
>


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