[Loadstone] Feature wishes
wd8ldy at ihug.co.nz
Fri Nov 2 03:35:25 GMT 2007
Hi Shawn and list!
I'd use such a feature if it were included.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Friday, November 02, 2007 1:14 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Feature wishes
>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:
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>> of the journey.
>> You can still escape from the Gates of hell: Use Linux!
>> mr. M01510
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