[Loadstone] Elusive point in Exploration Mode

monty at loadstone-gps.com monty at loadstone-gps.com
Thu Oct 11 11:38:15 BST 2007


Hello Robert,

The "list points within a radius of the current point" function you 
describe is called "show area" and will be in the next release which we 
are hoping to make available soon.

Best regards,
   Monty


On Thu, 11 Oct 2007, Sandberg, Robert wrote:

> Hi again!
> Here's food for thought. I found that pressing keys in opposite
> directions does not necessarily switch back and forth between the same
> points. Say you're on point A and press 4 to go to point B which is at
> 260 degrees. That means point A is now at 100 degrees. However, if there
> is a point closer to 90 degrees, pressing 6 will bring you there in
> stead of back to point A.
> I realise that with each direction key covering an angle of 45 degrees,
> Loadstone will always indicate the point closest to the cardinal
> direction represented by that key. But this can lead to points not being
> indicated at all. I tried to locate a point which I knew I had entered,
> but was unable to get to, because every point around it had adjacent
> points closer to the respective cardinal direction than the point I was
> looking for. I then located it via the search function, but once I left
> it in any direction, I was unable to go back to it. Would it be possible
> to add a feature which simply lists all points within a given radius?
> Better still, a list including each point's distance and direction from
> the current position.
>
> Cheers,
> Robbie Sandberg
>
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