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Re: Offline POI database
« Reply #30 on: February 15, 2016, 14:54:32 »
Hello Christian,
I'm not sure if I can understand your question. Offline POIs DB contains only Points but you probably want to search for track by OSMC symbol, am I right?  So it isn't related with current POIs DB. It looks like completely new feature and I as I know there are no plans for such feature for next months. On the other side I can imagine that we'd add tracks with symbol into offline database but I need to ask: why do you want to search by OSMC / waymarked symbol? Or how exactly would want to use searching?
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Re: Offline POI database
« Reply #31 on: February 15, 2016, 18:16:12 »
Sometimes i get descriptions or  recommandations like "do running or cycling the path with the waymark 'red on white'" without any starting or end point.
This is sometimes difficult to find, so a search for waymarks would help.
Since a couple of years i use and enjoy waymarked hiking trails especially long distance trails. So having these trails included in POI DB would be nice.
But may be i'm the only one in this universe who needs this feature...
 

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Re: Offline POI database
« Reply #32 on: February 15, 2016, 22:35:16 »
I see ... well I can imagine to create DB or list of waymarked trails. Then would be useful to show the list of tracks, sort them by distance, maybe search by name or search by ref number (if exists). But searching by symbol? Who knows :) Maybe you aren't alone in the universe.  However thank you for idea :)
 

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Re: Offline POI database
« Reply #33 on: April 03, 2016, 03:05:21 »
old problem...

Create a circle around my position 3300m
Searching POIs around my position
Locus draw successfully POIs inside the "N to S" range.
But result range in "W to E" was to small.
demo see screenshot,


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Re: Offline POI database
« Reply #34 on: April 03, 2016, 15:50:44 »
Quite a mystery for me. I spend on it two hours and I'm still unable to find out, why this happen. It should be ellipse, but not so big. Interesting ... so next try again after few months probably :).

EDIT: damn, I don't like such mysteries ... solved another two hours later. Thanks :)
« Last Edit: April 03, 2016, 17:54:22 by menion »
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Advanced topics, public discussion, sharing of knowledges, testing beta versions: you're here!
 
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Re: Offline POI database
« Reply #35 on: May 12, 2016, 12:45:08 »
Hey,

don't know if this is the right place, but is it possible to include tourism=guest_house and tourism=chalet into the Offline POI DBs? Because at the moment they are neither found by offline POI search, nor "klickable" on the map although the theme (e.g. Elevate) shows them.
Especially tourism=guest_house is quite common (at least in germany) but at the moment not easy to find with Locus offline POI db.
 

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Re: Offline POI database
« Reply #36 on: May 12, 2016, 13:23:33 »
...so next try again after few months probably :).
EDIT: damn, I don't like such mysteries ... solved another two hours later. Thanks :)
wow (i read your "edit" too late)
Two years of begging helps me again now  ;)
thx 4 a circle  ;D

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Re: Offline POI database
« Reply #37 on: May 12, 2016, 13:31:51 »
@zossebart
Locus POIs DB does not contain tourism=guest_house nor tourism=chalet. I can add  tourism=guest_house into section accommodation but not sure with tourism=chalet but why not. The problem is that these POIs are in the most of cases located in Germany or in Austria. However It should appear in POI DB during this summer.
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Re: Offline POI database
« Reply #38 on: May 12, 2016, 15:43:59 »
Thank you for including it into the db!

Looking at taginfo, tourism=guest_house is used ca. 62000 times, tourism=hotel ca. 209000 times worldwide. So I think it's really a significant part of the worldwide accomodations and should be useful for other people as well.
 
 

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Re: Offline POI database
« Reply #39 on: May 13, 2016, 16:16:05 »
Hi, first post so apologies if this is in the wrong section...

Is it possible to search for car parks in the offline POI search? I seem to only find cycle parking when searching for "parking", and I cannot find car parks in the lists of POI categories. Am I missing something? I'm guessing the Tag:amenity=parking would be relevant.

Will

ps I should say I am using the England LoMap.
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Re: Offline POI database
« Reply #40 on: May 14, 2016, 01:18:47 »
Hi, first post so apologies if this is in the wrong section...
Hello Will
This is the right place  ;)

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Is it possible to search for car parks in the offline POI search?
car park areas? hmm, nope, not yet.

That's not what you want to do, but...
try to change the map theme to make it visible (except Locus themes)

->http://forum.locusmap.eu/index.php?board=40.0
« Last Edit: May 14, 2016, 01:20:52 by gynta »
 

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Re: Offline POI database
« Reply #41 on: Today at 14:27:23 »
Also first post, right place for a POI request?

Would it please be possible to support the POI format as on Openandromaps? I tried renaming the extension from .poi to .poi.db, but the points don't get recognized (in MapsVector folder, just like the map itself)..
Example maps + POI's: http://www.openandromaps.org/en/downloads/europe

Thanks in advance!