[Loadstone] 'New' problem with my 6680

Jacob Kruger jacobk at cknet.co.za
Mon Mar 10 18:33:21 GMT 2008


Ok.

Now switched over/into a new database, and then reimported the file that I 
exported earlier, and, the same thing as in the same points are being 
'ignored' - very strange.

Stay well

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

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jacob Kruger" <jacobk at cknet.co.za>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Monday, March 10, 2008 7:49 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] 'New' problem with my 6680


> FWIW, not really using that website where you search for a bunch of stuff
> since it basically returns 'nothing' for my area (South Africa).
>
> Was using the other one where you search for one address at a time, and 
> then
> enter the info manually.
>
> Just had it 'ignore' the points I was entering after one or two worked.
>
> Will in any case try either clearing the db and then import it again or
> something.
>
> Stay well
>
> Jacob Kruger
> Blind Biker
> Skype: BlindZA
> '...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Gianfranco Giudice" <g.giudice at balcab.ch>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Monday, March 10, 2008 7:13 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] 'New' problem with my 6680
>
>
>> After reprocessing you have to download the personal file from the 
>> website
>> and import it.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Jacob Kruger
>> Sent: Monday, March 10, 2008 5:43 PM
>> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] 'New' problem with my 6680
>>
>> So, do I now run an 'import' or something?
>>
>> TIA
>>
>> Jacob Kruger
>> Blind Biker
>> Skype: BlindZA
>> '...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Gianfranco Giudice" <g.giudice at balcab.ch>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Monday, March 10, 2008 6:36 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] 'New' problem with my 6680
>>
>>
>>> Tahts what happens to me. But if you reprocess the data the point will 
>>> be
>>> shown. Even the UTF correction is = 0.
>>> Strange behaviour.
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Jacob Kruger
>>> Sent: Monday, March 10, 2008 5:15 PM
>>> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] 'New' problem with my 6680
>>>
>>> Ok.
>>>
>>> When I do the export, among others I find these three points:
>>> "home via web",-260499990,282166690,0,0,4,6567,1205003759
>>> "hellrazor clubhouse",-261343590,281627100,0,0,0,6567,1205057688
>>> "home",-260521400,282187316,1,3,0,6567,1205066551
>>>
>>> The last one (Home) is the one I added by using the # key from 
>>> navigation
>>> mode, whereas the hellrazor clubhouse is around 10km away, and is the 
>>> one
>>> I
>>> entered after finding it via that website, and the home via web is also
>>> one
>>> I did, however, that's the one I can't see at all.
>>>
>>> In other words, if I  now do a search for the two letter search term HO,
>>> I
>>> find "home" and "hellrazor clubhouse", but it doesn't return the "home
>>> via
>>> the web" one to me.
>>>
>>> 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 at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Sent: Monday, March 10, 2008 1:50 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] 'New' problem with my 6680
>>>
>>>
>>>> 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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