This week I've been creating a "My locations" feature for the POI Factory. It gives each user account an area store a few personal locations (up to 50) and makes it easier for beginners to create their own properly formatted POI files.
Like other files in the POI Database, these files are built by typing locations into a web page. Users can choose to download as GPX or several CSV formats.
The system is currently running on a development server. It should be ready to move into production in the first half of next week.
I cant wait to try that.. sound like it would be very practable.. Thanks for all your hard work!!
Sounds real good Jm And Thanks for all the effort you and miss poi are doing Great Job Guys
Another reason this site is the best. always on top of it. Thank You.
De ja vu. I just signed on to ask a question re: this very subject and lo and behold: here is the answer.
Thanks for your hard work and look forward to using it myself.
I installed the My Locations feature this evening. This initial release is very basic, but it's a good start.
If you encounter any unexpected errors, please send me a note via the contact form.
Could those "my locations" be shareable on our profile page?
Right now, they're private to the user account. Eventually, I plan to expand the functionality to allow a user to convert them to shared locations.
Your thought of providing an option to show them on the profile page is also a good idea.
Great new feature JM.......
Sounds cool, thanks!
Sounds great, I can't wait to try it.
As I stated before this looks very interesting and something I think I would want to do. I just saw the screen, My Locations, under my user name. I went in and saw lattitude, etc. Would this be something that you are talking about and if yes, would you be able to explain to me how to fill in my screen and why I would want to?
I am most interested.
Regards and thanks,
PS I am 60 years old and want to learn.
We all appreciate the effort you and others contribute to maintaining this site with added features. My Locations seems like it would help a number of people. When I first saw the title I thought it was a place to save responses to topics. I keep finding contributors responses (procedures, references, etc) that I want to save for later use. Currently I copy them and save in a word file. It would be great if there was a place in the site to save these responses for future reference. I found if I don't save something I can never find it again in a few weeks.
Mike, I will have a chat with JM about this and see if we can't make it happen.
I agree that this would be a great feature also.
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