[Loadstone] ID.

Kit goldeneagle74 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 23:27:04 BST 2009


Thanks to all who help!!!  Great!
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: monty at loadstone-gps.com 
  To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com 
  Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2009 10:13 PM
  Subject: Re: [Loadstone] ID.


  Hello,

  As long as your id numbers are unique you're OK.  If you have 10 points in 
  your database the id fields could be numbered 1 to 10 and that would be 
  fine too.  Timestamps ensure a fairly unique number so it is good to use.

  Monty


  On Thu, 24 Sep 2009, Gianfranco Giudice wrote:

  > Hello Monty
  >
  > I used to save a point twice. Once with the building name and the other with
  > the street address. To avoid problems I decrease or increase the ID +-1. Is
  > that a correct way?
  >
  > Regards
  > Gian
  >
  >
  > -----Original Message-----
  > From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
  > [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of
  > monty at loadstone-gps.com
  > Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2009 11:13 AM
  > To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
  > Subject: Re: [Loadstone] ID.
  >
  > Kit,
  >
  > The ID field has to be a unique number so we use the current Unix time stamp
  > (like Rob says the amount of time elapsed from jan 1st 1970).  As long as
  > you don't create more than one point per second you'll have a unique number.
  >
  > Monty
  >
  >
  > On Thu, 24 Sep 2009, Kit wrote:
  >
  >> Hi Rob,
  >>
  >> Thanks for replying.  Ok, visited that site.  The date for us to
  >> enter the info is the one you  given of 1/1/1970 or I enter the
  >> current date which is when I create it? 9/24/2009?
  >>
  >> Thanks.
  >> ----- Original Message -----
  >> From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
  >> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
  >> Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2009 4:37 PM
  >> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] ID.
  >>
  >>
  >> The last field in the LS point table row is the UNIX timestamp of the
  >> moment the point was generated. At this moment this is 1253784702, the
  >> number of seconds elapsed since 1/1/1970.
  >> Have a look on:
  >> http://www.unixtimestamp.com/index.php
  >> for more info.
  >>
  >> Rob
  >>
  >> At 9/24/2009, you wrote:
  >>> Hi to all,
  >>>
  >>> I am new to this program.  I am trying to edit the table in the text
  >>> format cause it's easier compared with entering through the phone.  I
  >>> know all the fields needed but the last field in the table which is ID.
  >>>
  >>>
  >>> How do I get this ID for every point I am adding.  If there no fix
  >>> ID, can I just leave it as 0 or empty and let the system generate it?
  >>> This is not the User ID field.
  >>>
  >>> Thanks in advance.
  >>> KITT!
  >>>
  >>>
  >>>
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