[Loadstone] Feature wishes

Jacob Kruger jacobk at cknet.co.za
Fri Nov 2 07:05:43 GMT 2007

Might be interesting/nice to have one so that, for example, if you were 
doing something like walking around for exercise or something, and for 
whatever reason didn't need navigation help, it might still be nice to know 
how far you'd eventually travelled.

Stay well

Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
'...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Friday, November 02, 2007 2:14 AM
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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