[Loadstone] Feature wishes

David Allen 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.

Cheers,
Dave
----- 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:
>
>> 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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