[Loadstone] No 'talking map'.

Steve S steve at crustysocks.com
Tue Sep 22 12:46:40 BST 2009


Thanks Rob, that sounds spot on, cheers Steve.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 5:18 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] No 'talking map'.


> In the database explorer enter the desired centerpoint and select an area 
> of 5.5 KM. This usually results in a list of points under 1000. Select 
> 'select all' in step 2 and all you have to do is go to the download page 
> and collect the checklist. You can experiment with the area size to see if 
> a larger area still fits in the below 1000 scheme.
>
> Rob
>
> At 9/21/2009, you wrote:
>>Thanks for that Rob.  The last question from me on this subject is, if 
>>that's the case, is it possible to create smaller databases and check them 
>>if they only have a few hundred points?  or is this something that 
>>Loadstone just doesn't do? cheers Steve.
>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
>>To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>Sent: Monday, September 21, 2009 1:50 PM
>>Subject: [Loadstone] No 'talking map'.
>>
>>
>>>Since the question about a talking map (check all points in database) has 
>>>been asked several times on this list the following paragraph has been 
>>>added to chapter 2 of the Getting Started Manual:
>>>
>>>No 'talking map"
>>>
>>>The database technology currently used in the Loadstone-GPS program does 
>>>not allow an unlimited number of points to be checked (marked as a 
>>>checkpoint).
>>>It is therefore not possible to use this program as a so called 'talking 
>>>map'. Experience has learned that the maximum number of checkpoints that 
>>>will not 'freeze' the program is around 1000.
>>>
>>>Rob
>>>
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