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Implemented / POI list, show direction
« on: September 03, 2011, 23:16:25 »
When I choose a POI category list, I can see the name of the POI and underneath in smaller font the distance to the POI  e.g. "(10.5km)".
To be more explicit, I choose "Points" list from the sidebar menu. Then I choose one category and can see all the points in that category, sorted by distance (that is my preferred sorting order).

I would also like to see the heading (direction) from current location to the POI.
This could be either the direction in degrees, main compass directions (N, NE, E, SE, ...) or even an arrow icon. Whichever is the easiest to implement.

Troubles & Questions / POI grouping is not remembered
« on: August 06, 2011, 23:13:37 »
A minor problem with POI grouping, which is a nice feature that enables to see the map behind thousands of caches.
I turn the grouping on, works fine. Then I exit Locus.
When I start Locus the next time POI grouping does not work. I go to settings and POI grouping is checked! So I toggle it off/on and it works.

Troubles & Questions / No NMEA data
« on: July 23, 2011, 10:12:29 »
None of the NMEA settings "always" or "when recording on" produces any NMEA data to the SD card data/NMEA directory.
(Locus 1.9.4, Android 2.2, ZTE Blade)

I would have liked to check the effects of an external GPS antenna. If the NMEA data would work for me, would there be a sentence that provides the satellites signal strength (GSV)?

Otherwise this function is not important for me.

I cannot figure out what I'm doing wrong. Sometimes the circle appear on the map, mostly not :(
When there is nothing visible on the map, the "remove temp map items" tool still asks if I want to remove all items. There seems to be 2 items per a circle (center and the circle)

I once thought that the "speed rings" enable/disable had something to do with the geocaching tools, but now it has no effect.

So what am I doing wrong? How to enable the display of temp map items?

I have the latest free 1.9.4 version

I had a working skin, simple compass, arrow and distance. But after version 1.8.2 (or something) it stopped working.
When I try to open it only the error in the topic is shown.
I tried to reduce the zip to minimum, but still same error. So I'm not sure that this version would even work.

The main question is: What does this error mean?[attachment=0:2w1b9hyz][/attachment:2w1b9hyz]

Troubles & Questions / GPX (poi) file import hangs Locus
« on: June 19, 2011, 20:23:18 »
For about a month I have loaded a GPX file with about 1700 points into Locus.
Normally I check the box "empty the category" and then reload the GPX file.
Recently this action has been taking longer and longer, today I noticed that the whole application window went black, but the data loaded after a couple of minutes. But I have had to "force close" Locus several times.

How can I clear the database, I suspect that it is corrupted? Clearing the data from Android's app manager does not help.

Is there a limit or recommendation to the poi file size and/or number of points? I think my points each contain less than 200 characters.

Declined / geocaching radar
« on: May 14, 2011, 01:11:56 »
I'm a new and happy Android owner. And Locus seems a good way to go geocaching.
I once rolled my own geocaching software on an Acer Navigator and I'm missing (at least) one feature:
there's no need to switch to a radar screen, in the guidance mode all that is needed is that the display would show the bearing as a vector towards the cache (maybe 50...100 pixels) and an info box would show the distance. This would be activated, when the final target is closer than 20 metres.
This would remove the need to switch to a compass/radar display and would make me buy the pro version :ugeek:

TIA stebu

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