I have made a new FAQ that I would like everyone to take a look at. I have had some concerns lately regarding this topic and thought that it was time to clarify the process so that we don't have a big mess later.
I know EPE can do batch geocoding but I don't know how. I have a CSV file with Lat, Lon, Street, City, State, and Zip columns. How do I use this with EPE to get Lat/Lon filled in?
How do I delete a POI file from this site? I know how to upload and update. I can not fine where to delete one. I have several that have gotten old and I am not maintaining anymore.
I don't know about you guys, but there's one thing that I still haven't got over, and it has to do with points of interest!
I'm a very recent Nuvi 2595 owner after years with the TomTom line. I've downloaded several POI files and installed them on my 2595 and am curious as to the best method to keep things current.
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Hi, I would like to know how can I get full address with Google earth ?
I have saved my favorites, extracted in KML and when I convert the file, I did'nt get the address!
Also my search found 5000 results and when I save the file, only the first 10 results appear!
My head is a mess right now!
I have been reading some threads about making an Icon for some days now, i may have got some parts right, some not so right.
I even started up my Irfanwiew and tried to get going but i think i may run out of talent with this project.
All this things about size an colors, 256 colors, 8 bit,, 24 bit and something about magenta really screwed me up.
Since the topic BMP Icon Discussions was meant to address the BMP Icon Library and adding or changing its content, I thought I'd create a new topic for people having difficulties with the use of icons.
I have the Nuvi 1490 with snowmobile maps loaded on SD card,..all works well.
In MapSource I created a waypoint of our cottage that we sled out of...
As soon as I go to the map on the nuvi it wants to navigate me to the waypoint.
I dont want this to happen, I just want it to be a POI like other POI's on the map...
What am I doing wrong here,...
I have a new Garmin nuvi 2597LMT and I'm rather new to creating custom POI files but I have successfully done so complete with my own icons and sound. Is it possible for elevation data to display on my unit? I have "mountain peaks and summits" and "county high points" POI csv files with available elevation data but I can't determine if this is possible and, if so, how to incorporate it.
Many, if not most, custom POI csv files on this website have a fourth column of descriptive text like address, city, state & telephone number in addition to the name label of the POI. When, where & how is that information imported into the gps unit? Are all Garmin gps units capable of displaying/utilizing that fourth column of data?
I recently posted a query about creating line breaks in displayed text on my Garmin nuvi 2597LMT. I have since read in earlier postings about the various known ways of achieving line breaks. I want to manually try to create line breaks before I move on and learn EPE. I have created and uploaded otherwise working custom POIs files to my unit but I can't seem to achieve line breaks.
I've done this before, but for some reason it's not working.
I'm going to Paris and taking the garmin edge 810 with. I want a list of some attractions stored in the gps so I can navigate easily to.
For some reason, I can't get the excel file to upload via poi loader into the garmin.... It says the file format isn't valid, even though it's csv deliminated...
I'm snowbound for at least several days,and It's still going to be a long winter, and was wondering, if I were to create a new Cemetery POI file, what state would everybody want? Given that I already do MO, OH, IL, IA and KS.
If you are geocoding with EPE I found a quirk. On address with interstate highways you can't use Interstate Highway or IH. I will bring back irrelevant. It's got to be I-30 as an example. This isn't true with GPS visualizer.
It's finally here!
Click anywhere on the #newGoogleMaps to get the geographic coordinates of a place.
Been reading all posts for days. Have done setup over and over, still get "unable to convert Redlight-Cameras.wav". So no sound file is downloaded. I did convert the mp3 file to wav file 1st using GoldWave program. Any suggestions.
I was working on a new file using EPE and everything was going fine until I was probably on my 50th entry when after hitting the "Geocoding" button it didn't produce a result, and instead got an error message that says "The requested search did not return any relevant result." So I just used Google maps to get the coordinates and copied the results on the latitude and longitude fields on EPE, the
When I click "check for problems" for my POI file that I'm maintaining, I get entries that are flagged for "too many columns".
Basically it looks like since I've put some notes in the Description box, which amounts to a fourth column, I'm getting this "problem".
Newbie here, need help with POIs. I have created a file on my computer to move the POIs into, but for some reason (perhaps old age) I can not figure out how to get the POIs from POI factory to my computer.. what am I doing wrong, or not doing.
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