[Loadstone] Importing database Fails

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Fri Feb 22 10:24:22 GMT 2008


Loadstone will convert all point names to lower case on import. This is to 
make 
less work during point searches.

On Fri, 22 Feb 2008, Gianfranco Giudice wrote:

> Hi
>
> I use the formatted line of Geocoder tool. That should be OK?
> I also noeted that something is changing words to lower-case charachters.
>
> Gian
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Shawn Kirkpatrick
> Sent: Friday, February 22, 2008 2:29 AM
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Importing database Fails
>
> When adding entries by hand you have to make sure they have your propper
> userid and a unique id. If you just copy those values then this will result
> in the point with those values getting updated and that's not what you want.
>
> Windows notepad is also known to do strange things with utf8 files so that
> could be the problem.
>
> On Thu, 21 Feb 2008, Gianfranco Giudice wrote:
>
>> Hello
>>
>> When I export my personal data and add new entries with  notepad, LS
>> says 0 new entries and some updated. But if I reprocess the file with
>> your tool it adds 23 new entries.
>> Could someone compare these 2 files and tell me what I'm doing wrong?
>> The LDB File is also half sized.
>> Only the entries of Geocoder tool are affected.
>>
>> Gian
>>
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