[Loadstone] [Bulk] Re: [Bulk] Re: To all new users.

Dave Carlson dgcarlson at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jun 16 23:04:29 BST 2009


I doubt it.

Dave

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ramy Moustafa" <moshtaqlealganna at gmail.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 13:52
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] [Bulk] Re: [Bulk] Re: To all new users.


dave please:

if my map is on the nokia maps, can i put it on the load stone program?

thanks allot
Cheers
RAmy Moustafa
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Carlson" <dgcarlson at sbcglobal.net>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 11:25 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] [Bulk] Re: [Bulk] Re: To all new users.


> From what I remember, you will be starting with no data, because someone
> pointed out that there is no set of data for your area. So I think you'll
> be
> starting with the empty database and it will be called default.
>
> So load database default first.
> Then start from your home location with  some satellites being tracked.
> Then use the save checkpoint (or perhaps name point?) and give it a name.
> [Yes, I am not absolutely certain of some of this]
> Then save the data
>
> I think one of my greatest confusion was in the usage of the word "load"
> and
> "save" in the menus, as well as "append"
> These did not seem to have a relation to import and export in a way that
> was
> easy to understand.
>
> So once I was able to load a map for my area, I've not done any more
> loading/saving than that. In fact I'm still a bit confused by the way to
> mark checkpoints and add them to a file.
>
> So I'm sorry if I'm not helping, but as you can see I'm also confused, but
> have been using Loadstone for about 3 years.
>
> Dave
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "prateek aggarwal" <prateekagarwal99 at gmail.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 09:42
> Subject: [Bulk] Re: [Loadstone] [Bulk] Re: To all new users.
>
>
> sorry guys,
> i'm bothering you people again and again, but i'm not able to grasp
> with the tutorial given online.
> it has lot of complex looking informations, which i found a bit hard
> to understand at the first glans.
> some one has already pointed out that it takes a time to grasp, but i
> having several doubts which i think can be solved easyly and
> efficiently via this list if you long time users can support me.
> now, i've entered the point with all associated informations like
> latatude, longitude, etc   acording to my city jaipur.
> there is no map available for my city on the loadstone website, is
> there any other place to find the map?
> further, how to setup my own checkpoints now?
> is it worthy making database with that donting looking procedure as
> installing some file brouzer, go to ... location, find data base,
> delete it, then make new, and so on?
> i mean, can the task be done without any that sort of stuff as well, as
> dave bro has pointed somewhere in his previous mail?
> How to make my own custom points, and then to achieve them from any
> other location?
> Please guys, please take this query an urgent one, and do try to
> answer this adolescent if you are already using loadstone.
> Will be waiting for your quick and favorable response.
> Prateek agarwal.
> Skype:
> Prateek_agarwal32
>
>
> On 6/15/09, Dave Carlson <dgcarlson at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> I think you're correct. It takes some time to work it out. I remember
>> that
>> when I first started I had to try the steps more than once before I got
>> it
>> right. Now it's been so long that I could not be able to give you any
>> basic
>> or step-by-step. I have not needed to create a database nor checkpoints
>> for
>> about a year.
>>
>> Sorry I can't help you more, but I feel I should encourage you to
>> continue
>> reading and attempting.
>>
>> Dave
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "prateek aggarwal" <prateekagarwal99 at gmail.com>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Sunday, June 14, 2009 08:28
>> Subject: [Bulk] Re: [Loadstone] To all new users.
>>
>>
>> respected,
>> extreme thanks for bothering yourself that much for me.
>> ok, i've entered the lattatude and longitude for jaipur as provided,
>> but still could not understand how to creat my own check points and
>> then to approach them acordingly.
>> in fact, a lot of hardwork has been done on manual, but unfortunately
>> i still found it a bit hard in understanding.
>> my tiedy schedule may be one reason of this as i don't get that much
>> time with my PC these days, but still they could have been made more
>> explainotary in my view.
>> what so ever, producing this software is indeed a great endeavour
>> performed already, so do not expect that much as well.
>> what so ever, i will be glad if some one describes me the key feature
>> and their correct procedure to use.
>> yeh, i will move forward to manual once again as soon as i get a bit
>> schedule timeout.
>> waiting for very basic step-by-step,
>> regards,
>> prateek agarwal.
>>
>> On 6/12/09, Rob Melchers <rob at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> On the Loadstone website you will find the tools page:
>>>
>>> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/tools/
>>>
>>> The first tool there is the GeoCoder, a tool that lets you find the
>>> coordinates (latitude and longitude) of the address that you provide. I
>>> looked up your city and got:
>>>
>>> Jaipur
>>> Rajasthan
>>> India
>>>
>>> The coordinates are:
>>>
>>> Latitude:
>>> 26.9051090
>>>
>>> Longitude:
>>> 75.8012770
>>>
>>> The next thing I  did was to look if the OpenStreetMap progect had any
>>> map
>>> data available for that location. You can do this yourself by clicking
>>> the
>>> links on the result page of the GeoCoder. I'm sorry to tell you that
>>> this
>>> resource has no additional data available. I also checked our own
>>> PointShareExchange website with the same results.
>>>
>>> Since there is no data available for your city the only way you can
>>> proceed
>>> is to map your environment by entering points yourself, as explained in
>>> parts 1 and 2 of the GettingStartedManual on the LS website.
>>>
>>> For additional information on GPS related topics please have a look at:
>>>
>>> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/articles/
>>>
>>> Rob
>>>
>>> At 6/12/2009, you wrote:
>>>>sorry, but i could not understand how to enter those custem check
>>>>points. there were stuffs like latatudes, longitudes, accuracy, and
>>>>sort of somethings, which i could not understand how to enter.
>>>>how would i know that on which specific geographical location i'm
>>>>citting
>>>> on?
>>>>are there some pre-prepared maps as well? for your information, i'm
>>>>from india and more specifically there a city called jaipur.
>>>>sorry if you're finding the questions silly, i'm extreme extreme
>>>>beginner, and therefore you will have to bare all those silly
>>>>questions.
>>>>would be greatful if someone comes with easy answer of my silly queries.
>>>>regards,
>>>>prateek agarwal.
>>>
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