[Loadstone] Routeplanner

Przemysław Rogalski Rogalski at o2.pl
Wed May 7 23:19:57 BST 2008


Hope it will be.
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Od: "Ari Moisio" <arimo at iki.fi>
Do: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Wysłano: 7 maja 2008 21:40
Temat: Re: [Loadstone] Routeplanner


> Hi
> 
>  Shouldn't this  kind of functionality be included directly to the 
> Loadstone software?
> 
> 
> 
> You can still escape from the Gates of hell: Use Linux!
> -- 
> mr. M01510
> 
> 
> On Tue, 6 May 2008, Rob Melchers wrote:
> 
>> Hi all,
>>
>> The new 'comment' option for checkpoints has inspired the 'Route planner'.
>> This tool lets you create a file with a list of checkpoints with
>> directional commands added to the comment field of each point. You provide
>> a startpoint and destination and select the points inbetween that connect
>> these two points. With this checkpoint file loaded this results in the
>> announcement of the pointname that you are approaching, followed by a 'turn
>> left, go straight or turn right message. Also the clockface direction is
>> announced. With verbose mode checked, a truncated part of the name of the
>> next point and the distance to that point is also announced. The truncation
>> is due to the limited size of the comment field (75 characters). This is a
>> useful tool when practicing a new route, or to provide visitors with a
>> database of points and a checklist file that serves as route to your house.
>> You can reverse the route and save both the 'to' and 'from' routes under
>> different names. Beam the route files to the phone and place them in the
>> 'loadstone/checkpoints' directory. Comments and suggestions welcome as usual.
>>
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