[Loadstone] heading display setting

Ari Moisio arimo at iki.fi
Wed Apr 2 09:51:31 BST 2008


Hi

  I would really like to have  this  relative heading implemented also in 
the  exploration mode, ie  if if move from point to point previus point 
would be at 6 o'clock and next point if continuing with same direction 
would be at 12 o'clock. Makes route planning much easier.



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On Wed, 2 Apr 2008, Jacob Kruger 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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