Maintaining Files

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Formatting a POI file for easy sorting in Excel (May work in other spreadsheets)

(PDF version of this page for easy printing)

This method will help keep you from creating duplicate entries and make the creation and/or updating your POI file much easier and quicker.

Also, POI Factory users can easily delete out unwanted POIs if they only want a certain state or area.

Preparing your POI file

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How to create a single .gpx file containing POI’s from several different files within a specific geographic area using Basecamp.

Some basic knowledge of Garmin’s Basecamp software is helpful.

Create a .gpx file with just your home or desired center point location as a POI.

Import it along with any files containing the desired POI’s into “My Collection” in Basecamp. All POI’s will now be displayed on the map screen.