[Loadstone] Feature wishes

Jacob Kruger jacobk at cknet.co.za
Fri Nov 2 09:37:40 GMT 2007


I know you have a trip meter in navigation mode, so I suppose you could 
activate that one even if you're not actually 'navigating' as such.

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 11:26 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Feature wishes


> There's already a trip meter that'll do this using the gps. The one we're
> thinking about would be another trip meter so that the distance of a 
> virtual
> trip in exploration mode could be measured.
>
> On Fri, 2 Nov 2007, Jacob Kruger wrote:
>
>> 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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