[Loadstone] FW: Exported data

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Mon Apr 28 01:04:41 BST 2008


You enter the minus sign by using the * key, I think there's a couple other 
symbols on that key as well so I don't know how many times you'll have to 
hit it.

On Mon, 28 Apr 2008, Cearbhall O Meadhra wrote:

> Thanks, Shawn,
>
> I did not see this reply before my last posting.
> I thought we would have to enter the data without the decimal point since
> that is the way Loadstone handles it.
>
> I have just tried this out and it works perfectly!
>
> Just one thing: I found the decimal point by pressing the # key, but where
> do I find the "-" key? In case you are wondering, I used the minus sign
> generated by loadstone in the longitude field when the system offered the
> "-180" before I entered the correct value.
>
> All the best,
>
>
> Cearbhall
>
> "Good design enables - Bad design disables"
>
> Tel: 01-2864623 Mob: 087 9922227 Em: cearbhall.omeadhra at colibri.ie
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Shawn Kirkpatrick
> Sent: 27 April 2008 21:35
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] FW: Exported data
>
> It sounds like you're entering an out of range value for one or both of the
> coordinates. Latitude values go from -90 to 90 and longitude values go from
> -180 to 180. These are decimal numbers, not the integers used in the
> loadstone database. This means that you'll need the decimal (. character)
> and if needed the minus (- character) when entering coordinate values.
>
> On Sun, 27 Apr 2008, Cearbhall O'Meadhra wrote:
>
>> Dear Jacob,
>>
>> I thought I would reply to this in the open discussion list to see if
>> anyone else is having the same problem.
>>
>> I have tried to enter a point using the option "enter point" as you
>> describe below and I have a problem with it. I can enter the name, but
>> when I enter the Latitude the field reverts to "0" as soon as I arrow to
> the next field.
>> Then when I enter the longitude, again, as soon as I arrow away from
>> the Longitude field it reverts to "-18)" no matter what values I type
>> in. I have not seen this reported as a problem before, so I wonder if
>> anyone can tell me what I am doing wrong?
>>
>> I am using Loadstone v. 6.9os60_282007
>>
>> All the best,
>>
>>
>> Cearbhall
>>
>> "Good design enables - Bad design disables"
>>
>> Tel: 01-2864623 Mob: 087 9922227 Em: cearbhall.omeadhra at colibri.ie
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jacob Kruger [mailto:jacobk at cknet.co.za]
>> Sent: 26 April 2008 08:12
>> To: Cearbhall O'Meadhra
>> Subject: Re: Exported data
>>
>> I did exactly the same thing as with those two points:
>> Options|Functions|Enter point...
>>
>> Like I said in some previous mails, it's almost like there's a limit
>> on the number of 'activities' I can carry out or something - who knows...
>>
>> Stay well
>>
>> Jacob Kruger
>> Blind Biker
>> Skype: BlindZA
>> '...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Cearbhall O'Meadhra" <president at idd.ie>
>> To: "'Jacob Kruger'" <jacobk at cknet.co.za>
>> Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 4:01 PM
>> Subject: RE: Exported data
>>
>>
>>> Dear Jacob,
>>>
>>> These two points are perfect as far as I can see. I think you
>>> confirmed that Loadstone is letting you see these two points.
>>>
>>> In your message this morning, you said:
>>> "Tried out specifically doing a clean install of 0.68 this morning,
>>> and, again, it lets me add two entries, but then the third one is
>>> just 'ignored'."
>>>
>>> Clearly you were not able to add another point. Could you tell me
>>> what you did to enter the third point?
>>>
>>> by the way, if you would like to talk this through, I would welcome a
>>> call on Skype. My user is comph1.
>>> All the best,
>>>
>>>
>>> Cearbhall
>>>
>>> "Good design enables - Bad design disables"
>>>
>>> Tel: 01-2864623 Mob: 087 9922227 Em: cearbhall.omeadhra at colibri.ie
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Jacob Kruger [mailto:jacobk at cknet.co.za]
>>> Sent: 25 April 2008 13:20
>>> To: president at idd.ie
>>> Subject: Exported data
>>>
>>> Here you go...
>>>
>>> Simply did an export and then sent it originally from phone using email.
>>>
>>> Stay well
>>>
>>> Jacob Kruger
>>> Blind Biker
>>> Skype: BlindZA
>>> '...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>>>
>>>
>>
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