[Loadstone] OSM to Loadstone Converter

Jacob Kruger jacobk at mailzone.co.za
Tue Jan 4 08:52:48 GMT 2011


On my N82 and N86, the files need to be copied into the following path on my 
memory card:
\data\others\loadstone\importexport

On my 6680, it was the following path:
\System\Apps\loadstone\importexport

HTH

Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
'...fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Griffith" <d.griffith at btinternet.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2011 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] OSM to Loadstone Converter


>
> Thanks  for advice.
> I must be pretty unintelligent about this.
> This is pretty much what I tried without success.  When I follow your
> instructions to import all I get is and  option to press on /.
> When I press  / I go round in circles but the database file never appears
> and there seems no way to navigate to where it is .
> The problem may be where I am putting the  osm-1294102776.txt file.
> As there is no guidance or advice  on where to put this I have copied this
> to the Data folder on my phone Mass Memory.
> I have looked for a loadstone folder without success on the phone, mass 
> and
> SD card memory.
> When you say "databases in that folder" where exactly do you mean? Where
> should Loadstone databases be copied to?
> Regards
>
> David Griffith
> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Julie
> Sent: Tuesday, 04 January 2011 02:26
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] OSM to Loadstone Converter
>
> David in the phone press left selection key or what ever you do to go to
> options arrow down to  database and press ok.  now arrow down to import
> database and press ok.   it will say import and    then arrow down again 
> to
> databases.  press OK on that and it will list all the txt files you have 
> in
> that folder.  arrow to the one you want and press ok.  it will say loading
> table point.  give it a couple minutes until it says done.  press ok, Now
> that txt file is part of the default database press ok and it will load 
> when
>
> you first start loadstone.  original Message ----- 
> From: "David Griffith" <d.griffith at btinternet.com>
> To: <Loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Monday, January 03, 2011 8:37 PM
> Subject: [Loadstone] OSM to Loadstone Converter
>
>
>>
>> Dear list,
>>
>> I am a new loadstone user and I have been trying to work through the
>> documentation. I must confess that I have found this very challenging 
>> and
>> not at all easy. For example the documentation starts by telling you to 
>> go
>> to Multimaps to get longitude and latitude results for an address. I have
>> spent over an hour tonight doing precisely this but despite Multimaps
>> giving
>> lots of accurate address information I was, at the end,  no nearer 
>> getting
>> any latitude or longitude results from Multimaps despite repeated and
>> careful reading of web pages and scrutinising each web page with both the
>> PC
>> and the Jaws cursor.
>>
>> I then tried a different approach and put an address in the Geocoder 
>> tools
>> application.
>> This not only provided me with latitude and longitude results but also
>> provided the option for a  database of my  local area which seems ideal.
>> I have run the OSM to Loadstone Converter which has created a text file
>> which I have copied across to my phone.
>> On the phone though I cannot see how to import this file so that 
>> Loadstone
>> can use it as a database. I have followed the database option  but I have
>> again hit a brick wall as there seems no way of pointing the loadstone
>> application to the text file created by the OSM to Loadstone Converter.
>>
>> I could not find any helpful advice on this point on the Tools page 
>> itself
>> so any help would be greatly appreciated.
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> David Griffith.
>>
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