[Loadstone] Changing the default database

Przemysław Rogalski Rogalski at o2.pl
Sat Oct 30 22:25:08 BST 2010


It's in Polish;
well, perhaps I should have used English headers...
----- Wiadomość oryginalna ----- 
Od: "Farfar Carlson" <dgcarlson at sbcglobal.net>
Do: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Wysłano: 30 października 2010 05:43
Temat: Re: [Loadstone] Changing the default database


Przemyslaw,

Happy to do so. By the way, I notice in the thread below the language used 
in the message header. What language is that, please?

Dave
Created in the Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Jose, California


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Przemysław Rogalski" <Rogalski at o2.pl>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Friday, October 29, 2010 18:27
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Changing the default database


Thanks for your support and understanding
----- Wiadomość oryginalna ----- 
Od: "Farfar Carlson" <dgcarlson at sbcglobal.net>
Do: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Wysłano: 29 października 2010 17:33
Temat: Re: [Loadstone] Changing the default database


> Przemyslaw,
>
> I like your idea. It makes sense, and also parallels somewhat the process 
> of
> adding a default GPS in the GPS menu.
>
> Dave
> Created in the Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Jose, California
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Przemyslaw Rogalski" <Rogalski at o2.pl>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Friday, October 29, 2010 05:45
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Changing the default database
>
>
> In fact, a really great improvement would be to add a menu item "Save as
> defaults" to the database and checkpoints menu.
>
> The file names and their pathes could be stored in a file 
> "Default_database"
> and "Default checkpoints".
> Then we easily achieve what we want hee.
> I am often forced to change databases due to staying in different places, 
> so
> I feel the problem.
>>>
>>> Many thanks for the details, but I think I'm still not getting an answer
>>> to
>>> my question, so I'll rephrase it.
>>>
>>> 1. I have a default that loads when I turn on Lodestone. It is my home
>>> area
>>> in San Jose.
>>> 2. When I traveled to Lake Tahoe a few weeks ago I first created a
>>> Tahoe/Reno database file (imported it) and it's available as one of the
>>> databases I can load.
>>> 3. When I arrive in Lake Tahoe I launched Lodestone and of course it
>>> could
>>> not find any points nearby since San Jose was still loaded as the
>>> default.
>>> 4. I then go to the database folder and load Tahoe/Reno.
>>> 5. Then I can navigate.
>>> 6. I turn off (shut down) Lodestone.
>>> 7. Later in the day I launch Lodestone again.
>>> 8. The default loaded again so I have to repeat the process of loading
>>> Tahoe/Reno to start navigating again.
>>>
>>> What I need to know is: How do I load Tahoe/Reno and then save it as the
>>> new
>>> default database, so that when I launch Lodestone Tahoe/Reno will be the
>>> default?
>>>
>>> I'm not sure this question has been answered.
>>>
>>> Again I know I can use a file manager to do the following:
>>> 1. Delete default.
>>> 2. Copy Tahoe/Reno to some other filename.
>>> 3. Rename "Other" to "default".
>>> 4. Close file manager.
>>> 5. Launch Lodestone.
>>>
>>> Dave
>>> Created in the Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Jose, California
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Julie" <jbrew48 at verizon.net>
>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 14:47
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Changing the default database
>>>
>>>
>>> yes I meant to say load.   or you could just add  database and you would
>>> have your default and your new file but you don't want to save that into
>>> your default unless you want that all loaded when you turn it on.
>>> it automatically will load the new file over the default file make sure
>>> it
>>> has been imported into a database file.
>>> I have for example western New York, northern New York and central New
>>> York.
>>> I created each of those maps by using the open street map on the load
>>> stone
>>> web site, then I loaded my default database after importing in from the
>>> txt
>>> file and then checked the points I wanted to have announced.  then tell
>>> it
>>> to save check points when you are done with that.  Be sure to save check
>>> points in the correct database.  Now do the same thing with another txt
>>> file
>>> that you have gotten from the open street map and call it something else
>>> and
>>> go through the same process and then save that list of check points into
>>> a
>>> new file and call it what ever.  Now I think you can even save your
>>> default
>>> file with your entire area and clear all the check points and then just
>>> load
>>> the list you want. I hope that helps to make it clearer.  If I don't
>>> quite
>>> have it right it is in the documentation or the archives. perhaps 
>>> someone
>>> else can be more clear.
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Farfar Carlson" <dgcarlson at sbcglobal.net>
>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 4:59 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Changing the default database
>>>
>>>
>>>> Julie,
>>>>
>>>> Just looked. There is no "clear" choice on any of the menus, so I'm not
>>>> sure
>>>> I understand what you've directed me to do.
>>>>
>>>> Dave
>>>> Created in the Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Jose, California
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Julie" <jbrew48 at verizon.net>
>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 13:03
>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Changing the default database
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> within the load stone program the second choice after functions is
>>>> database.When you are home you want that to be called default because
>>>> that
>>>> is what you use most often.  When you are in a different area you can
>>>> make
>>>> data bases for each area and call it something else.  When you are in
>>>> those
>>>> areas just press the function 1 key and arrow down to database, clear
>>>> and
>>>> then load the one you want to use.
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Farfar Carlson" <dgcarlson at sbcglobal.net>
>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 3:42 PM
>>>> Subject: [Loadstone] Changing the default database
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> I've got my default database set as a copy of my local community, so
>>>>> that
>>>>> when I start Lodestone I'm ready to go. However when I travel to
>>>>> another
>>>>> region, I'm finding that I need to use the file manager to copy a
>>>>> different
>>>>> database to the default file (overwrite the old file) so that it comes
>>>>> up
>>>>> when I launch Lodestone.
>>>>>
>>>>> I know that I can load any database when running Lodestone, but I find
>>>>> it
>>>>> time-consuming to have to load a region database every time I start 
>>>>> the
>>>>> program when traveling in that area for a few days.
>>>>>
>>>>> Is there a way in the  Lodestone interface to open a database and
>>>>> overwrite
>>>>> the default database, so that it is changed, without having to go into
>>>>> a
>>>>> file manager?
>>>>>
>>>>> Dave
>>>>> Created in the Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Jose, 
>>>>> California
>>>>>
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