[Loadstone] Feature wishes

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Fri Nov 2 00:14:39 GMT 2007


A trip meter for exploration mode is kind of an interesting idea. Does 
anyone else think this would be a useful feature?

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!
> -- 
> mr. M01510
>
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