Multiple POI's

 

Hello All,

Newbie here trying to figure out the custom POI's. It doesn't seem like its possible to load more than 1 .csv file unless I'm doing something wrong. Everytime I try to upload it overwrites the previous .csv file????

Garmin, yes?

acbadgers19 wrote:

Hello All,

Newbie here trying to figure out the custom POI's. It doesn't seem like its possible to load more than 1 .csv file unless I'm doing something wrong. Everytime I try to upload it overwrites the previous .csv file????

Yes, each time you upload POIs in a Garmin, you overwrite the older file. The trick is to upload multiple POIs at a time.

You have to organized the

You have to organized the files on your computer first and install all of them at one time using poiloader.Each time you run poiloader it overwrites the existing files.

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Yes, Garmin Nuvi 260. I see,

Yes, Garmin Nuvi 260.

I see, do I just put all the .csv files in the same directory on my PC??

Thanks for the help!!!

Yes you can do it several

Yes you can do it several ways.You can make a folder on your computer and put all the csv or gpx files in it.Then run poiloader.When you come to browse select the folder you created.Most users use subfolders you can look at this post to see how that is done http://www.poi-factory.com/node/12075

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Charlie. Nuvi 265 WT and Nuvi 2597 LMT. Android Here WeGo - Offline Maps & GPS.

or use the 'Renaming Method'

Or you can use the renaming method which, among other benefits, won't overwrite the previous loaded POIs. See:
http://www.poi-factory.com/node/16639

RT

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Got It!!! Thanks for the

Got It!!! Thanks for the help guys!!

Overwrite POIs

acbadgers19 wrote:

Got It!!! Thanks for the help guys!!

The overwrite method works great but can be used only if your unit shows up on your computer as a removable drive. i use the method on my c550.

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