[Loadstone] auto announcement on the bus

Dave Carlson dgcarlson at sbcglobal.net
Fri Nov 14 20:35:19 GMT 2008


Cory,

All this is very clearly described in the Loadstone documentation on the 
web. A bit complex, but once you get the hang of the concept...

Dave

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cory B" <cnoc78 at gmail.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 11:16 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] auto announcement on the bus


Hi,

1.  How to I start with a blank set of check points.

2.  After I have traveled a rout and set my check points, how do I save the
list?

thanks so much,

Cory

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lamar Upshaw" <lupshaw at hotmail.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 1:05 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] auto announcement on the bus


> I'm not sure if anyone's already answered your question yet, but I use the
> auto announce everyday on the bus.  This is what I do:
> 1. start loadstone normally, making sure the bluetooth receiver is
> connected, and I have satellite signal.
> 2. Being my map for my county is default, I don't have to load it, so I
> move
> on to loading my saved check point file, which I conveniently gave the
> same
> name as my public bus system, so I don't get it confused with other
> necessary check point files.
>
> That's it. My phone begins vibrating and announcing each check point along
> my bus route. I don't have any of the announcing features turned on in the
> settings, because apparently loadstone is designed to announce check
> points
> by default. If I want to see how close I am to the next check point, I
> just
> press the number 5 while in navigation mode.  I'm not so sure I'd want it
> to
> announce every intersection I approach, as well as any points of interest
> I've saved as I pass by them, but I do wish I had an option to have the
> last
> check point file automatically load when starting loadstone.
>
> Anyway, I hope this helps.
>
> With All Respect,
> Upshaw, Lamar T
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Cory B" <cnoc78 at gmail.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 9:02 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] auto announcement on the bus
>
>
>> How do you go about checking a point to be announced?  I did not do
>> anything
>> and the checkpoints were automatically announced when I was walking
>> around
>> but not when I was on the bus.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Cory
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Robert Spangler" <spangler.robert at gmail.com>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 10:48 AM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] auto announcement on the bus
>>
>>
>>> As far as I understand, it does not automatically announce points unless
>>> you check them to be announced.  This bothers me - I want everything
>>> announced as I either approach it or am about to arrive at it.  It's
>>> useful when walking around and crossing streets to know what street I'm
>>> approaching.  If I am wrong, please correct me.
>>>
>>>
>>> Cory B wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> Just using Loadstone for the first time and I am enjoying its features.
>>>> I have one quick question.  While I was on the bus this morning heading
>>>> to work
>>>> Loadstone did not automatically announce any of my checkpoints.  It did
>>>> not announce either approaching or arriving.  It did work while walking
>>>> around
>>>> last night but nothing this morning on the bus.  Does it not announce
>>>> while traveling in a vehicle?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Cory
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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