[Loadstone] Format and use of checkpoint files

Sean Randall seanr at randylaptop.com
Tue Aug 31 15:46:48 BST 2010


Peter,

According to the "menu and key reference" of the Loadstone-GPS docs, a
comment's maximum length is 75 characters.  There's a setting  to
automatically announce comments off, on approach, on arrival or both, and a
key (Long 5 in navigation and long star in exploration) to announce the
comment of a point.
Hope that's helpful,
Sean.
-----Original Message-----
From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
[mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Peter Wendorff
Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2010. 03:29 PM
To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
Subject: [Loadstone] Format and use of checkpoint files

  Hi.
I try to completely understand the format description for waypoint files.
The describing file in the source code package doesn't say anything 
about usage and length restriction of the comment field.

Let me ask two simple questions:

1) Where the comment is used? When is it displayed/read during loadstone 
usage?
2) What's the maximum length of the description?

regards
Peter Wendorff
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