[Loadstone] Question about importing databases

Elliott Barnes elliottabarnes at googlemail.com
Sat May 1 09:22:30 BST 2010


Of course I can. Sorry for my stupidness, and clearing up those points.

On 01/05/2010, Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
> Sure you can, just export the points on the old phone, send the exported
> file to the new phone and import it to whatever database you want.
>
> On Sat, 1 May 2010, Elliott Barnes wrote:
>
>> Sure. But what if I've already got some points on the new phone that I
>> want to keep, as well as points on the old phone that I want to
>> transfer to the new phone?
>> I'm guessing it isn't possible to keep both sets of points at the moment?
>>
>> On 01/05/2010, Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
>>> You'd simply transfer the files from the old phone to the new phone like
>>> you'd copy any other file.
>>>
>>> On Sat, 1 May 2010, Elliott Barnes wrote:
>>>
>>>> So if, for example, I bought a new phone and I wanted to add my
>>>> existing binary database to the new phone, how would I go about this?
>>>> I assume the add database option won't work?
>>>>
>>>> On 01/05/2010, Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
>>>>> No, this isn't how things work. Load database will load an existing
>>>>> binary
>>>>> loadstone database in to memory or let you create it if it doesn't
>>>>> exist.
>>>>> Add database will let you load an existing binary loadstone database in
>>>>> to
>>>>> memory along with any other databases already loaded. Import database
>>>>> will
>>>>> import a text database file in to an already loaded binary database.
>>>>> Label point lets you label your current gps position. Enter point lets
>>>>> you
>>>>> enter all information about a point including its coordinates manually.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Sat, 1 May 2010, Elliott Barnes wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi Shawn,
>>>>>> So in a nutshell, if I switch phones and would like to add my existing
>>>>>> database, then the "add database" option would do this. However, if
>>>>>> I'd just like to load the database temperarily into memory, then the
>>>>>> "load database" is what I need. Is this correct?
>>>>>> Again, I'm sorry for all my questions; I hope you're not getting
>>>>>> annoyed or anything. When I've sorted out this business of what these
>>>>>> options do, I pretty much understand everything apart from the
>>>>>> difference between add/label point, could you elaberate the
>>>>>> differences between these options as well?
>>>>>> Thanks a lot.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 30/04/2010, Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> If the database is a file that notepad can open then it's probably a
>>>>>>> text
>>>>>>> database. You'll need to import this with the import option before it
>>>>>>> can
>>>>>>> be
>>>>>>> used. These text files live in the importexport directory. Binary
>>>>>>> databases
>>>>>>> live in the databases directory.
>>>>>>> The people with these questions are instructed to read the loadstone
>>>>>>> documentation, it explains importing, loading, and adding. Since this
>>>>>>> topic
>>>>>>> hasn't come up before it must explain it well enough.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Fri, 30 Apr 2010, Ömer Yesiltas wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi, I select the add option in the database sub menu. The database
>>>>>>>> file
>>>>>>>> is
>>>>>>>> a
>>>>>>>> file which seems actually a Notepad file without extension. Notepad
>>>>>>>> can
>>>>>>>> open
>>>>>>>> the file.
>>>>>>>> websitemiz
>>>>>>>> www.cepdenizi.net
>>>>>>>> açilmistir. cep telefonlariyla ilgili genis içerige sahip olan
>>>>>>>> sitemize
>>>>>>>> bekleriz.
>>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>>> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>>>>> Sent: Friday, April 30, 2010 6:13 AM
>>>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Question about importing databases
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Where are you selecting the database to add from? The add function
>>>>>>>> applies
>>>>>>>> to binary loadstone databases, not text databases. The adding
>>>>>>>> doesn't
>>>>>>>> start,
>>>>>>>> it just loads the database as quickly as the load database option
>>>>>>>> would.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Fri, 30 Apr 2010, Ömer Yesiltas wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Hi Shaun, just tried a few seconds ago, tried to import data, i
>>>>>>>>> just
>>>>>>>>> overwrote a file, it did not crush when pressing 0. But, I have
>>>>>>>>> selected
>>>>>>>>> add
>>>>>>>>> new database, found the database file, adding started i pressed 0,
>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>> program closed and returned to the installation menu of the phone
>>>>>>>>> that
>>>>>>>>> loadstone located.
>>>>>>>>> websitemiz
>>>>>>>>> www.cepdenizi.net
>>>>>>>>> açilmistir. cep telefonlariyla ilgili genis içerige sahip olan
>>>>>>>>> sitemize
>>>>>>>>> bekleriz.
>>>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>>>> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>>>>>> Sent: Friday, April 30, 2010 1:44 AM
>>>>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Question about importing databases
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> This is the first I've heard of this problem. Has anyone else
>>>>>>>>> noticed
>>>>>>>>> this?
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Fri, 30 Apr 2010, Ömer Yesiltas wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Hi, sorry i will not answer your question but add a new one.
>>>>>>>>>> When importing data or loading a new database, the program shuts
>>>>>>>>>> itself
>>>>>>>>>> when
>>>>>>>>>> i press 0 to go to exploration mode. This happened in previous
>>>>>>>>>> versions
>>>>>>>>>> also. the latest stable version 0.72 has also this kind of
>>>>>>>>>> behaviour.
>>>>>>>>>> This
>>>>>>>>>> beta also has. Is this normal or a bug?
>>>>>>>>>> websitemiz
>>>>>>>>>> www.cepdenizi.net
>>>>>>>>>> açilmistir. cep telefonlariyla ilgili genis içerige sahip olan
>>>>>>>>>> sitemize
>>>>>>>>>> bekleriz.
>>>>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>>>>> From: "Elliott Barnes" <elliottabarnes at googlemail.com>
>>>>>>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>>>>>>> Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2010 8:39 AM
>>>>>>>>>> Subject: [Loadstone] Question about importing databases
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Hi guys, I've got a question about importing databases. I've just
>>>>>>>>>>> selected the add database option, and selected an ldb file. I was
>>>>>>>>>>> told
>>>>>>>>>>> that a new database was being created. Ten minutes later, nothing
>>>>>>>>>>> more
>>>>>>>>>>> had happened, so I hit my down button and Loadstone crashed. I
>>>>>>>>>>> then
>>>>>>>>>>> tried again using the import database option, which worked. So
>>>>>>>>>>> I've
>>>>>>>>>>> got two questions. What's the difference between add and import
>>>>>>>>>>> database, and could my main database be damaged due to Loadstone
>>>>>>>>>>> crashing when I selected the add database option? Thanks guys.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>>> Elliott.
>>>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Elliott.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Contact info:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Skype:
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>>>> --
>>>> Elliott.
>>>>
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>>
>> --
>> Elliott.
>>
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-- 
Elliott.

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