[Loadstone] Loadstone Digest, Vol 46, Issue 3

johnvi javier johnvij at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 2 12:37:50 BST 2010


I would like you to visit www.blindsea.com  and from the links, go to third 
edition and download active file.  It is just like y-browser but more 
accessible. hope this will help you.
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Subject: Loadstone Digest, Vol 46, Issue 3


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>   1. Re:  Fixing browser repetition with Talks: was filebrowserfor
>      N86 with Talks (Stephen Giggar)
>   2. Re:  Fixing browser repetition with Talks: wasfilebrowserfor
>      N86 with Talks (Miranda)
>   3. Re:  London underground (Geetha Shamanna)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 19:14:58 -0500
> From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Fixing browser repetition with Talks: was
> filebrowserfor N86 with Talks
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> Taht would be correct! You need Talks 4.x at least. You may have to buy
> Talks 4/5 depending on when you got your license to start with. If it was
> after November 13th 2007! Then you do not need to pay anything to run 
> Talks
> 5.00.3 which is the current version of Talks.
>
> Signed: Stephen Giggar
> Skype: dr-phone.
>
> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Emanuel Boboiu (Manu)" <emanuelboboiu at gmail.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2010 6:03 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Fixing browser repetition with Talks: was
> filebrowserfor N86 with Talks
>
>
>>I will install Talks 5, in my 3.6 there is not "Subtitle" item.
>>   Thanks
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Sean Randall" <seanr at randylaptop.com>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: 1 aprilie 2010 23:28
>> Subject: [Loadstone] Fixing browser repetition with Talks: was file
>> browserfor N86 with Talks
>>
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> Here are instructions on fixing the repeat announcement   of the focus
>>> within Y-Browser.  These work well with my Nokia 6730C (3rd Ed. Fp2),
>>> talks
>>> v 5.003, and Y-Browser v 1.005.
>>>
>>> Problem: when the path to the focused file or folder becomes too long to
>>> fit
>>> on a  line in Y-browser, the text continuously scrolls, causing Talks to
>>> think there's new text and speak constantly, making navigating through
>>> deep
>>> directories almost impossible.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 1. Load up Y-Browser.
>>>
>>> 2. Navigate to a folder or file where talks starts repeating things.
>>> This
>>> is often a fairly deeply nested path, for example
>>> c:\data\others\loadstone\checkpoints.
>>>
>>> 3. Press talks and long select to load the object viewer.  The 
>>> repetition
>>> of
>>> the focused file will stop when the object viewer loads.
>>>
>>> 4.  Cursor down to "subtitle" (followed by your current path), and press
>>> select.
>>>
>>> 5.  Cursor down to "Role Subtitle", and press select.
>>>
>>> 6.  here you can change the role of the item.  If you never need to use
>>> it,
>>> set to ignore, or if you occasionally need to refer back to it, I have
>>> mine
>>> set to status.  Either way, select  your desired role and press select.
>>> Tip: talks and long key2 reads what you have assigned as status in an
>>> application.
>>>
>>> 7. Back up out of the object viewer and you should now only hear the
>>> focused
>>> item when it changes.
>>>
>>> HTH,
>>>
>>> Sean.
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Emanuel Boboiu
>>> (Manu)
>>> Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2010. 09:04 PM
>>> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] file browser for N86 with Talks
>>>
>>> I would be nice to resolve the problem with repeating the patch to file
>>> in
>>> YBrowser.
>>> Please, if you have time, describe how to do using Talks Object Viewer.
>>> Thanks in advance
>>>   Manu
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Sent: 1 aprilie 2010 17:02
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] file browser for N86 with Talks
>>>
>>>
>>>> Also when using YBrowser with Talks, the user needs to go in and tell
>>>> Talks to ignore the line that shows the current path with the Talks
>>>> Object
>>>
>>>> viewer. This will then stop Talks from repeating the line over and over
>>>> while moving around the drives and folders.
>>>>
>>>> Produced on a Nokia N95 smart phone using a Symbian based screen 
>>>> reader.
>>>> Signed by: Stephen Giggar
>>>> Skype: dr-phone.
>>>>
>>>> ** Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works **
>>>> ** No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design **
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -original message-
>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] file browser for N86 with Talks
>>>> From: "Brad Keller" <kellerb03 at gmail.com>
>>>> Date: 01/04/2010 8:56 AM
>>>>
>>>> The built in file manager should work just fine for this. ALso have 
>>>> your
>>>> friend update to the latest version of talks, version 5.
>>>> Brad Keller
>>>> email: kellerb03 at gmail.com
>>>> Skype: Brad-Keller1
>>>>
>>>> Never is freedom of speech more precious than when a man hits his thumb
>>>> with
>>>> a hammer.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>> From: "Miranda" <miranda.ter.hofstede at gmail.com>
>>>> To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program"
>>>> <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>> Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2010 8:45 AM
>>>> Subject: [Loadstone] file browser for N86 with Talks
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hello all,
>>>>
>>>> I know this is a little off topic, but I have no idea where else to ask
>>>> about this.
>>>>
>>>> A friend of mine owns a Nokia N86 with latest version of Talks, and
>>>> wants
>>>> to
>>>> use Loadstone on his phone.
>>>> So now he needs a file browser to put files like databases in the right
>>>> place.
>>>>
>>>> I helped him to install Y-Browser, which works fine for me with Mobile
>>>> Speak, but it didn't work well with Talks. When browsing through files,
>>>> the
>>>> speech stutters so much that it can't be understood anymore at all.
>>>>
>>>> So my question is, does anybody know of a file browser that works well
>>>> on
>>>> the N86 with Talks?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks in advance for any help.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Miranda
>>>>
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> Message: 2
> Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2010 09:42:27 +0200
> From: "Miranda" <miranda.ter.hofstede at gmail.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Fixing browser repetition with Talks:
> wasfilebrowserfor N86 with Talks
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> Sean, Stephen and everybody else who have contributed to this, thanks very
> much for your suggestions. You were all very helpful, and although I have 
> no
> experience at all with Talks, I think I can now help my friend to get this
> right.
>
> Happy Easter to everyone,
> Miranda
>
>
>
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> Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2010 11:33:02 +0100
> From: "Geetha Shamanna" <geetha at millernorbert.de>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] London underground
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> Hi Sean and all,
>
> I used the underground stations database on Wednesday, and would like to
> thank you for making it available. The information in the database is very
> accurate. However, GPS signal in underground trains is unfortunately less
> than satisfactory. While it took several minutes for Loadstone to acquire
> signal during one of my journeys, during the other journey there was no
> signal at all throughout. It appears that no navigation software can be 
> used
> reliably in underground trains due to signal problems.
>
> I was however wondering whether my experience would have been different 
> had
> I had a newer GPS receiver. I currently use Holux M1000. Has anyone tried
> using other -- more sensitive -- receivers such as Q-Star in underground
> trains?
>
> Geetha
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Sean Randall" <seanr at randylaptop.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2010 7:55 PM
> Subject: [Loadstone] London underground
>
>
> Hi again,
>
> I have located a list of London underground stations and their coordinates
> and, from these, have created a loadstone database.  I have absolutely no
> way of testing this at all, living nowhere near London.
>
> It is also worth pointing out that, should you have my UK train stations 
> in
> your database, some of the names duplicate (Brixton is just one example). 
> I
> therefore advise either loading separate databases, or adding some text to
> your less-announced set.  For instance, I use trains more than the
> underground, so might choose to amend the name of each of those points 
> with
> "tube" to differentiate them.  I would add the text to the underground and
> not the railway because I use the railway more, and so there's less to
> listen to.
>
> Naturally, the databases are at your disposal - pick and choose a mix of
> points for your own uses.  I'll have more of an idea of how accurate at
> least some of the railway points are by the weekend.
>
> You can get the underground database  from
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1436494/london_underground.ldb and the UK train
> stations from http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1436494/UK_train_stations.ldb
> I hope some of it is useful to someone,
> Sean.
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