[Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter

Jacob Kruger jacobk at cknet.co.za
Wed Aug 6 18:57:53 BST 2008


Ok.

Will look into that one.

Stay well

Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
'...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: 06 August, 2008 6:34 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter


> After you have entered your e-mail address (see my previous mail) your
> userid is displayed in the 'about' window on the phone.
>
> At 8/6/2008, you wrote:
>>Ok.  Where do I then find that userid within LoadStone?
>>
>>If I look at some points I've previously exported that I added myself, the
>>userid there seems to be showing up as 6567, which is only 4 characters.
>>
>>TIA
>>
>>Jacob Kruger
>>Blind Biker
>>Skype: BlindZA
>>'...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>>
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
>>To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>Sent: 06 August, 2008 2:15 PM
>>Subject: Re: [Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter
>>
>>
>> >I was just gonna ask for more info. The userid you entered is
>> > 357617001535509. This is not your correct userid. Make sure you have
>> > entered your e-mail address in Options/Settings/General/UserName, a 
>> > userid
>> > is a 5 digit number.
>> >
>> > Rob
>> >
>> > At 8/6/2008, you wrote:
>> >>Oh yes, here are a few lines from the converted text file that I then
>> >>imported:
>> >>"10th Ave",-261429009,281547462,0,0,0,357617001535509,902662096
>> >>"10th Ave",-261416355,281540272,0,0,0,357617001535509,902662097
>> >>"place_of_worship",-261439284,281532310,0,0,0,357617001535509,902662604
>> >>"post_office",-261403070,281536945,0,0,0,357617001535509,902662605
>> >>"restaurant",-261441362,281668570,0,0,0,357617001535509,902662606
>> >>
>> >>Stay well
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>Jacob Kruger
>> >>Blind Biker
>> >>Skype: BlindZA
>> >>'...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>> >>
>> >>----- Original Message -----
>> >>From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
>> >>To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> >>Sent: 06 August, 2008 11:37 AM
>> >>Subject: Re: [Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> > Users that can't find their coordinates with the Google tool:
>> >> > Replace (YourLat/Lon) with your coordinates in the below link to go 
>> >> > to
>> >> > the
>> >> > OSM site and retrieve their map. Attention: It can take several 
>> >> > minutes
>> >> > before the download starts!
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >>
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=(YourLat)&lon=(YourLon&zoom=15&layers=B0FT
>> >> >
>> >> > Please do not alter the 'zoom' item, the converter can only handle
>> >> > small
>> >> > size OSM files.
>> >> >
>> >> > Rob
>> >> >
>> >> > At 8/6/2008, you wrote:
>> >> >>Tried it, but, unfortunately although I tried one or two different
>> >> >>postal
>> >> >>codes from this area, it just told me it couldn't find my point
>> >> >>although
>> >> >>using that other single point geocoder site which also uses
>> >> >>google/yahoo
>> >> >>maps, I do find things, so not sure why.
>> >> >>
>> >> >>Stay well
>> >> >>
>> >> >>Jacob Kruger
>> >> >>Blind Biker
>> >> >>Skype: BlindZA
>> >> >>'...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>> >> >>
>> >> >>----- Original Message -----
>> >> >>From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
>> >> >>To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> >> >>Sent: 06 August, 2008 10:14 AM
>> >> >>Subject: [Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >> > Hi all,
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > To examine the usefulness of the OpenStreetMap data I've made a
>> >> >> > small
>> >> >> > tool
>> >> >> > to convert OSM data to the Loadstone format. I'd be interested in
>> >> >> > your
>> >> >> > results as OSM data for various countries can differ quite
>> >> >> > significantly.
>> >> >> > Here's what you do:
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > Go to
>> >> >> > http://www.loadstone-gps.com/tools
>> >> >> > and select the GeoCoder tool.
>> >> >> > Extract position data by entering your address and click on the 
>> >> >> > OSM
>> >> >> > link
>> >> >> > on
>> >> >> > the result page.
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > Once on the OSM site click on 'export', on the next page select 
>> >> >> > XML
>> >> >> > format
>> >> >> > and download the resulting file (map.osm).
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > Go back to the tools page and process the .osm file with the
>> >> >> > 'OpenStreetMap
>> >> >> > Converter' tool.
>> >> >> > Import the file on your phone and let me know what happens.
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > Rob
>> >> >> >
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