[Loadstone] resetting trip meter and results

David Allen wd8ldy at ihug.co.nz
Sat Oct 20 01:46:32 BST 2007


Hi Shawn and list!

Many thanks. I have reviewed the key reference again and found my error. I 
read it earlier, but obviously not carefully enough. Many thanks.

Cheers,
Dave
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Saturday, October 20, 2007 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] resetting trip meter and results


> There's a hot key for reseting the trip meter, it's shift 8 if I recall. 
> It
> won't reset if the trip meter is turned on. This is to prevent accidently
> clearing a trip in progress.
> The small distance traveled while still would be from the standard gps
> drift. The system tries to account for this but if the drift is a lot or 
> the
> signal is weak then you'll get some additional distance.
>
> On Sat, 20 Oct 2007, David Allen wrote:
>
>> Hi list!
>>
>> I found the reset trip meter item in functions position. I didn't find a 
>> hot
>> key for it in the key map. Any possibility there will be one day?
>>
>> Just tried turning the trip meter on and had signal come and go while I 
>> was
>> sitting still. Then I read the trip meter and was amused to learn that I 
>> had
>> travelled 32 meters. It reminded me of  the line in the Jim Stafford
>> commentary about the Wild Wood Weed. ...take a trip and never leave the
>> farm...
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Dave
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