[Loadstone] seperate poi files!

Alex Jurgensen asquared21 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 20:30:24 BST 2009


Hi,
Monty:

Long time no talk. I would, but for the fact that I don't have another  
E-mail address. I'll see if I can borrow one though for this.

Regards,
Alex,


Alex Jurgensen,
AWEBSIGHT Administrator,
ICE Customer Care,
VoiceOver Trainer,
ASquared21 at visionmail.uni.cc			

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On 2009-10-22, at 12:14 PM, monty at loadstone-gps.com wrote:

> Hi Alex,
>
> The person in charge of the Point Share Exchange has been quite busy  
> lately and doesn't seem to be monitoring the list at the moment.  I  
> would suggest you create a new account.
>
> Monty
>
>
> On Thu, 22 Oct 2009, Alex Jurgensen wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>> All:
>>
>> I've lost my password for the Sharepoint. What can I do to get it  
>> reset?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Alex,
>>
>>
>> Alex Jurgensen,
>> AWEBSIGHT Administrator,
>> ICE Customer Care,
>> VoiceOver Trainer,
>> ASquared21 at visionmail.uni.cc
>> Visit us on the web at: http://www.visionmail.uni.cc/
>>
>> 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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