[Loadstone] Inconsistency in Creating/Loading a Database

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Thu Dec 30 23:15:07 GMT 2010


When you create a new database it is active. If the manual says otherwise 
then it'll need correcting.

On Wed, 22 Dec 2010, Farfar Carlson wrote:

> I just noticed this, and I think it's not consistent with standard
> practices:
>
> When I go to Load Database and select "new database" and give it a name, I
> fully expect that once created, that new database is now active.
>
> However according to the user guide it is not. I must next go back to Load
> Database and load the newly-created database.
>
> Why not just conform to standard practice and enable the newly-created
> database to be the now-active database? In other words, why would I go to
> the trouble of creating a new database if I wasn't going to be putting it to
> immediate use by importing or adding?
>
> Compare that to creating a new document in Notepad. When I assign a new
> filename to a document I would not expect to have to then go to the file
> menu and load that document before editing it, would I?
>
> Just a suggestion for the next build.
>
> Dave
> Composed on a Dell Latitude 630 in the general vicinity of my Audio
> Recording and Mixing Studios, San Francisco Bay Area.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael O. Hanson" <mhanson at winternet.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Friday, December 10, 2010 05:44
> Subject: [Loadstone] Route Generator From Google Maps
>
>
> Does anybody on this list have the code for the route generator from Google
> Maps?  If so, I would be happy to look into putting it on one or two
> websites I have related to my hike of the Appalachian Trail.  Alternatively,
> could this be set up as an off-line tool?
>
> Thank You,
>
>
> Mike Hanson
>
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