csv vs gpx

 

I found a tool for converting .csv formated poi's to .gpx but the only difference I could tell was a much larger file. Are there any benefits to converting to a .gpx file format?

If you have a bluetooth capable unit

You can use gpx files to create your POIs with dialable phone numbers.

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Importing to MapSource and

Importing to MapSource and other software packages usually require gpx format. Sometimes it's nice to see points on a big screen instead of on the itty bitty GPS screen.

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Nuvi 1350LMT, Nuvi 350, Nuvi 260, Garmin GPS III, Basecamp, Garmin Topo

Thanks. I guess since I

Thanks. I guess since I don't have bluetooth, there's no point.

See this post

gerrydrake wrote:

I found a tool for converting .csv formated poi's to .gpx but the only difference I could tell was a much larger file. Are there any benefits to converting to a .gpx file format?

See my post at
http://www.poi-factory.com/node/2416#comment-16076

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