[Loadstone] Exploring a New Area
dgcarlson at sbcglobal.net
Mon Nov 19 05:50:27 GMT 2007
That sounds a bit easier. Thanks for the tip.
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From: <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
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Sent: Sunday, November 18, 2007 10:08 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Exploring a New Area
In addition, deleting or renaming your last_position file will also cause
Exploration mode to seek to the first point in the database so that should
work as well.
On Fri, 16 Nov 2007, Geoff Waaler wrote:
> To vertually explore an area you'll need to edit or create a file named:
> "last_position" which should reside in your phone's loadstone directory.
> You won't have this if you've never had a GPS receiver attached -- Since I
> had this file I was able to follow the exact file layout to plug in an out
> of state point. If you have to create the file I believe you can get by
> putting the Latt cordinence on the first line and Long on the second line.
> For example the following (excluding the starred lines would place you
> somewhere in North Carolina in the United States:
> ****** begin last_position file
> ***** end of file
> Now if your last position file contains the cordenance of an intersection
> the area you want to explore you can do so by pressing zero and going to
> "exploration mode"
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dave Carlson" <dgcarlson at sbcglobal.net>
> To: "Lodestone" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Friday, November 16, 2007 2:49 PM
> Subject: [Loadstone] Exploring a New Area
>> I've just visited the points share web, exported, imported, and loaded
>> area that I want to visit.
>> I now have a database file on my phone that carries that area.
>> However it's in a different state, so I'm not using GPS to work through
>> What I want to do is do a virtual tour of the intersections. However all
>> ever get is "no point found". Even if I "Enter Point" and save, I still
>> no intersections, etc.
>> Am I expecting something that Lodestone will not do?
>> Do I need to actually be in the area to do any exploring?
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