[Loadstone] Some feature wishes

Ari Moisio arimo at iki.fi
Mon Oct 24 11:30:55 BST 2011


Hi

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 
tripmetre.


Another feature is for  manual route creation:  when user approaches a 
turning point there could be a   single keystroke command to adde 
following 
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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