[Loadstone] Inconsistency in Creating/Loading a Database

Ömer Yesiltas yesiltas1981 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 31 02:46:39 GMT 2010


Hi Shawn, is it possible to add a feature for loadstone to see multiple 
database files at the same time in the database folder?
for instance i have 3 database files and i do not want to add them all 
manually in every start.
can loadstone recognize all automatically when it is opened?

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From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Friday, December 31, 2010 4:31 AM
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Inconsistency in Creating/Loading a Database

> Loadstone will generally work faster if installed to phone memory. You can
> get it to work faster on your memory card if you get a high speed memory
> card. Not all memory cards are created equally and the higher speed the
> better.
> The length of the name fields can not be changed, this would break all
> previous loadstone databases and we really want to avoid that.
> Your text files have to be encoded with utf8 encoding for special 
> characters
> to work propperly.
>
> On Fri, 31 Dec 2010, Ömer Yesiltas wrote:
>
>> Hi, i have also something to say and ask about the databases.
>> I have a file which is not imported to loadstone for a city.
>> it is about 100mb in size.
>> I noticed that loadstone takes data very fast if i install the program to
>> phone memory.
>> If i install it to memory card, it takes very long time to process even a
>> small data.
>> Thus i had to split the data files and created several database files 
>> since
>> the phone memory is limited to 90mb or so in my phone.
>> It does not continue importing after memory becomes full.
>> I have to select load or add database to use other database files for 
>> that
>> city whenever i open loadstone.
>> Can a feature be added to the program to see all the database files at 
>> the
>> same time pasted into database folder?
>> and is there any way to make loadstone database using my computer? it is
>> very hard to process large files for the program.
>> I have txt loadstone files to import but looking for a way to convert 
>> into
>> database file without loadstone.
>> Another thing, is it possible to change the 75 character limit of the 
>> name
>> fields? 75 character sometimes can not be enough for some places in my
>> country. May it be 100 chars or so in next version?
>> My another question is, loadstone does not recognize some letters of my
>> language.
>> I can view them in my pc but the program and phone ignores them when i
>> import to loadstone.
>> these letters are turkish dotted characters like ç,g,i,ö,s,and ü.
>>
>> what should i do to view these chars in
>> loadstone?--------------------------------------------------
>> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Friday, December 31, 2010 1:15 AM
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Inconsistency in Creating/Loading a Database
>>
>>> 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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