[Loadstone] Some feature wishes
arimo at iki.fi
Mon Oct 24 11:30:55 BST 2011
Some additional functionality, hopefully not too hard to implement:
- A new shortcut key modifier: doble click:
if user presses same shortcut key rapidly twice LS could perform another
unction. For example:
Single press for gps time, double press for gps date or single press for
next checkpoint, double press for next comment and so on.
Although there probably are shortcuts enough for each assignamble
function i have found it easier if similar functionality can be tied to
same key: for example shorpt press to read out the tripmetre, long
press to toggle the state of int and shitfed press to reset the
Another feature is for manual route creation: when user approaches a
turning point there could be a single keystroke command to adde
information to the checkpoint loist:
- Sequence number, blank padded to ease sorting them.
- Turining instruction, both relative and cardinal
- Name of nearest point to the comment field. If there is not point nearby
leave the comment field blank.
To thet the new direction from tthe checkpoint LS have to wait untinl
user has moved certain distance (10 - 20 meters) from the checked point or
there also could be a shortcut key for this purpose.
Checkpoints will look like this, spaces int the sequence number are
marked as underscores. Added comments in parenthesis.
___1 to northwest (home door)
___2 ahead to northwest (mailbox)
___3 turn left to east (examplestreet 8)
___4 turn left to north (examplestreet / mainstreet)
__15 turn right to west (street 2 /street 3)
__16 destination (shop)
If user is standing still when entering the checkpoint there will be no
relative instruction, only the cardinal direction.
Shceme is similar to gosmore-base route planner i'm working for.
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