[Loadstone] 'New' problem with my 6680

Jacob Kruger jacobk at cknet.co.za
Tue Mar 11 11:02:35 GMT 2008


Already tried that (going left and right), and it's definitely only 'home'.

Stay well

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: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 8:47 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] 'New' problem with my 6680


> The name display may not be all on the screen but it should be. Try moving
> the left and right arrow to see what's actually in the field.
>
> On Tue, 11 Mar 2008, Jacob Kruger wrote:
>
>> Sorry, along the lines of editing a point, I do find that if I find this 
>> new
>> point (home via the web) using either search, or scanning in exploration
>> mode now, and then go into the menu, current point, update, then
>> unfortunately, the point name only shows 'home', so I'm not sure if this 
>> is
>> simply since it's only showing a smaller portion of the name (although 
>> tried
>> using Talx's read from cursor), or whether it's getting confused about 
>> which
>> point I want to edit/update.
>>
>> Will also check the coordinates to see which point it's actually loaded
>> there, but was just wondering why the point name was wrong, or else why 
>> it
>> had in fact loaded the incorrect point.
>>
>> TIA
>>
>> 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: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 1:41 AM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] 'New' problem with my 6680
>>
>>
>>> Ok, when I changed that field to a 1, I can now see the point when
>>> searching.
>>>
>>> Just makes me wonder is there a better way to in fact delete a point if
>>> you
>>> want to maybe load one with the same name, but with better coordinates, 
>>> or
>>> else, is there a way to in fact edit a point without having to in fact
>>> retype one with the same name or something?
>>>
>>> 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 at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 12:51 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] 'New' problem with my 6680
>>>
>>>
>>>> I see the problem, it's in the priority field. Currently for that point
>>>> you
>>>> have that field set to 4 and that marks it as a deleted point. Did you 
>>>> do
>>>> a
>>>> point delete after entry? It's either that or there's some strange 
>>>> glitch
>>>> with point entry and the priority field. You could fix this by changing
>>>> that
>>>> number and then reimporting the data.
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, 10 Mar 2008, Jacob Kruger wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> 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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