[Loadstone] 'New' problem with my 6680

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Mon Mar 10 11:50:02 GMT 2008


Are those coordinates close to you? The other problem is this point could be 
outside your search radius so it's not showing up but still in the database. 
You could try doing an export of personal data and see if what you've 
entered is in the exported file.

On Mon, 10 Mar 2008, Jacob Kruger wrote:

> I am in fact entereing the - and . characters in the values, and like I
> said, two entries did in fact get saved without a problem.
>
> Anyway, FWIW, the current one I'm trying to put in is:
> Latitude: -26.134359
> longitude: 28.16271
>
> Like I also said, I don't get any error messages etc. either.
>
> TIA
>
> Jacob Kruger
> Blind Biker
> Skype: BlindZA
> '...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
> To: "Loadstone mailing list" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Monday, March 10, 2008 8:30 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] 'New' problem with my 6680
>
>
>> This sounds like a problem with the values you're entering. The points are
>> probably getting saved but the values you entered aren't being interpreted
>> propperly. If you could provide an example of what you entered then this
>> could be checked. Remember, the latitude/longitude contain decimal points
>> in
>> those entry fields and the minus sign is needed if that's required for
>> your
>> area.
>>
>> On Mon, 10 Mar 2008, Jacob Kruger wrote:
>>
>>> Hi there
>>>
>>> After noticing this URL in someone's message last week:
>>> http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/geocoding.html
>>>
>>> I started searching for local addresses, and while it initially seemed
>>> fine
>>> when entering them as points based on the latitude/longitude this site
>>> returned, it allowed me to load around two points before it started now
>>> just
>>> ignoring me.
>>>
>>> Basically, I'll go into LoadStone, go options, functions, enter point,
>>> type
>>> in the new name, go down to latitude/longitude and enter their values, go
>>> to
>>> options, and save, and it says nothing to me, and the points don't get
>>> saved
>>> since if I go into Exploration mode and 'scan' for them they're never
>>> there,
>>> and if I search for them using the menu option, also not.
>>>
>>> FWIW, It's a Nokia 6680, LoadStone version 0.69, and I've tried this
>>> without
>>> being connected to the GPS unit, being connected with/without a signal
>>> and
>>> it seems to make no difference.
>>>
>>> Stay well
>>>
>>> Jacob Kruger
>>> Blind Biker
>>> Skype: BlindZA
>>> '...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>>>
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