[Loadstone] auto announcement on the bus

Stephen Giggar sgiggar at sbcglobal.net
Fri Nov 14 20:38:37 GMT 2008


Cory

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cory B" <cnoc78 at gmail.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 1:16 PM
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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