[Loadstone] what is thewidestmapthatsomeonehasputonLoadstonewith regard to areas?

Jeff Kenyon jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com
Thu Jul 8 21:43:53 BST 2010


How many points did you get for your area?  That is frustrating you can't 
see what exact street you are on.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shawn Keen" <shawn.keen at gmail.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2010 9:50 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is 
thewidestmapthatsomeonehasputonLoadstonewith regard to areas?


>
> Hi,
>
>
> I had the same problem and really like the old format of being able to
> download a county.
>
> I recently used the geocoder and put in my address city etc. then when I
> downloaded the file and ran it thrue the osm  off line tools converter it
> would seem that I got more points of interest than streets.  I can see in
> loadstone what points I am near but not the street I am currently on.  Any
> ideas on what I did wrong?
>
> Shawn Keen
> Email: shawn.keen at gmail.com
> Phone: 682-225-9104
> What do you get when you ask a politician to tell "the truth, the whole
> truth and nothing but the truth"?  Three different answers.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2010 7:15 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the
> widestmapthatsomeonehasputonLoadstonewith regard to areas?
>
>
>>I didn't use the zip folder so have no idea of what you are talking about.
>>I just used the point share database and the file was all the street
>>crossing for that state.
>>
>> However the last time I tried the point share web site! The options that
>> allowed you to be able to select the  state, county etc... weren't
>> accessable as far as I didn't find any combo boxes to be able to select
>> thigns. At least JAWS 11 didn't see any.
>>
>> Signed: Stephen Giggar
>> Skype: dr-phone.
>>
>> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
>> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2010 5:17 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest
>> mapthatsomeonehasputonLoadstonewith regard to areas?
>>
>>
>>>I have the N-82 and how did you manage to get such a large file?  Did you
>>>go
>>> to the geocoder, and just leave everything blank but the state?  How
>>> swell
>>> does the zip folder work with this?
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 2010 6:14 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map
>>> thatsomeonehasputonLoadstonewith regard to areas?
>>>
>>>
>>>>I don't think I would go that big! The responce may be sluggish. I tried
>>>> loading the whole state of MO to see how big it would be.
>>>> It ended up being 36 or so meg in size. The responce was not very good.
>>>> The
>>>> processing time to load the database took about 2 days. Granted this 
>>>> was
>>>> on
>>>> a old 6682 and would be faster on a newer phone. I loaded the database
>>>> on
>>>> a
>>>> n73 after I built it. Like I said the responce wasn't very good! It 
>>>> took
>>>> 3
>>>> or so seconds just to tell me what street was in front of me. Again 
>>>> this
>>>> would be better on newer phones. However this may give you some things
>>>> that
>>>> you may see by trying it. I didn't even want to try a search to see 
>>>> what
>>>> happend.
>>>>
>>>> Signed: Stephen Giggar
>>>> Skype: dr-phone.
>>>>
>>>> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
>>>> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>> From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 2010 3:30 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map
>>>> thatsomeonehasputonLoadstone
>>>> with regard to areas?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Well, I'm hoping to get it to put an entire state or two in there. 
>>>>> I'm
>>>>> in
>>>>> NY, and I just like to be prepared, and am use to large maps with
>>>>> Trekker
>>>>> and with Access.
>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>>> From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 9:11 PM
>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map that
>>>>> someonehasputonLoadstone with regard to areas?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> This will depend on the area you live in. In this case, it is a 50
>>>>>> mile
>>>>>> Radius. I have another that is 45 mile Radius.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Signed: Stephen Giggar
>>>>>> Skype: dr-phone.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
>>>>>> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>>>> From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
>>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>>> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 7:54 PM
>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map that someone
>>>>>> hasputonLoadstone with regard to areas?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> How far of an area is it?  I don't know if I posted this earlier, 
>>>>>>> but
>>>>>>> for
>>>>>>> me
>>>>>>> the Wayfinder Access POIs reappeared after being gone, and it is
>>>>>>> working
>>>>>>> at
>>>>>>> least in my area, but of course won't be updated.  I'm actually 
>>>>>>> using
>>>>>>> a
>>>>>>> combination of both Wayfinder and Loadstone, but want to get the
>>>>>>> largest
>>>>>>> map
>>>>>>> possible for Loadstone, in case I do end up going out of my way for
>>>>>>> one
>>>>>>> reason or another.
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>>>>> From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
>>>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>>>> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 7:00 PM
>>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map that someone has
>>>>>>> putonLoadstone with regard to areas?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>I use LoadStone with a 6MB map database. The responce is very good 
>>>>>>>>to
>>>>>>>>me
>>>>>>>>as
>>>>>>>> far as telling me what streets are around me when moving.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> The number of points in it? I have no idea. But I would guess over
>>>>>>>> 100,000?
>>>>>>>> But that is just a guess on my part.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Signed: Stephen Giggar
>>>>>>>> Skype: dr-phone.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
>>>>>>>> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>>>>>> From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
>>>>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>>>>> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 5:03 PM
>>>>>>>> Subject: [Loadstone] what is the widest map that someone has put
>>>>>>>> onLoadstone
>>>>>>>> with regard to areas?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi folks, I am just wondering, but in terms of points of interest
>>>>>>>> and
>>>>>>>> maps,
>>>>>>>> what is the largest that has been put onto  a phone with Loadstone?
>>>>>>>> I
>>>>>>>> am
>>>>>>>> adding new stuff all the time, and am just wondering what others
>>>>>>>> have
>>>>>>>> done
>>>>>>>> as far as getting a very large map into the program?
>>>>>>>>
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