[Loadstone] heading display setting

Rob Melchers rob at loadstone-gps.com
Wed Apr 2 09:33:46 BST 2008


In the order of directional resolution clockface has its place:
simple cardinal
clockface
cardinal
degrees.
As a way to announce heading I'd leave it in.


At 4/2/2008, you wrote:
>As long as while travelling in exploration/navigation mode you can still get
>told that the next point is at 12 o'clock, 9 o'clock etc. that's fine.
>
>Stay well
>
>Jacob Kruger
>Blind Biker
>Skype: BlindZA
>'...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
>To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2008 9:49 AM
>Subject: Re: [Loadstone] heading display setting
>
>
> > Yes, this is the setting that controls how the heading from the gps is
> > displayed, not the point direction or exploration point direction
> > settings.
> > As far as I can tell the only things that make sence here are degrees,
> > cardinal, and simplified cardinal.
> >
> > On Wed, 2 Apr 2008, Jacob Kruger wrote:
> >
> >> This is the one that tells you in what direction you're travelling?
> >>
> >> While I definitely want it to tell me which direction I should travel in
> >> using the clockface, it doesn't really matter to me what real direction I
> >> am
> >> travelling, and, yes, cardinal is in fact good for that.
> >>
> >> Just my 2c.
> >>
> >> Stay well
> >>
> >> Jacob Kruger
> >> Blind Biker
> >> Skype: BlindZA
> >> '...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
> >> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> >> Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2008 9:22 AM
> >> Subject: [Loadstone] heading display setting
> >>
> >>
> >>> Currently in the heading display setting there's the option to have the
> >>> heading displayed as clockface. Does anyone actually use this? In going
> >>> over
> >>> things for the new release this was noticed and I can't think of a
> >>> situation
> >>> where this would be useful. If I'm wrong let me know and I'll leave this
> >>> choice in or else it can be removed.
> >>>
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