[Loadstone] seperate poi files!

Alex Jurgensen asquared21 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 17:27:54 BST 2009


Hi,
All:

I've lost my password for the Sharepoint. What can I do to get it reset?

Regards,
Alex,


Alex Jurgensen,
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On 2009-10-16, at 1:44 PM, Josh wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I figured it out! I know how to seperate .osm files into one file  
> for streets and another for points of interest. Ok here's directions.
> 1. convert your data.osm file into a loadstone database .txt file  
> and save it.
> 2. Open the .txt file you just saved in notepad.
> 3. find the word school. do a search.
> 4. Go up until you find the last streetname now go down once to the  
> first point of interest.
> 5. Hit control shift end to select from cursor to end of file. now  
> hit control c to coy.
> 6. open a new notepad program or open wordpad.
> 7. paste this data. you're not done yet.
> 8. go back into the original file with all the streets and stuff and  
> at the top you'll see this.
>
> table,point
> name,latitude,longitude,accuracy,satellites,priority,userid,id
> Copy it and go paste it at the top of your new poi's file. in the  
> other open document.
> 9. now save the new file.
> There! you now got all your poi's in a different file than your  
> streets! Now  for some reason loadstone is not as good as sendero or  
> trekker when it comes to poi's. open streetmap doesn't have the  
> restaurants gas stations corner stores and sandwitch shops.
> Ok now here is how to add those. use google maps to find the  
> address. Now use geo-coder to get its coordinates. copy the info in  
> the read only edit box into a text file. don't forget to copy the  
> table name and put the headers at top of your new database. Now if  
> you want to change your poi names edit the stuff inside the quotes.  
> You can keep adding points this way. Then you can share them.
>
> Josh
>
>
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