[mkgmap-dev] Commit: r1157: Added support for extended type attributes in mp files.From Mark Burton markb at ordern.com on Sun Aug 30 16:23:51 BST 2009
Hi Gert, On Sun, 30 Aug 2009 17:00:33 +0200 Gert Münzel <Gert.Muenzel at netcologne.de> wrote: > Hi, Mark > > >>/ But i discovered that neither the flashing nor the morsing works in > />>/ Mapsource or in my 60csx . I guess these functions are only avaiable > />>/ with special marine gps of Garmin. > /Sorry, my statement was not clear. > I meant that i don't see any flashing or morsing (flashing or beeping) in GPS or MS. > > >No, they should certainly be visible in mapsource (I am using 6.15.6). > >My etrex also does show marine stuff. So if you are using a recent > >mapsource and stuff isn't showing up, perhaps I have made a mistake and > >something needs fixing? > > They are visible in MS and in my 60csx too, so mkgmap works fine. Good. > >The morse and flash info only shows up in mapsource if you look at the > >POI properties dialog. > > Yeah i've already seen this like the note. > But as i mentioned above, i thought, that may be their would be really a flashing light visible. > But may be this works only with special Garmin marine Gps or it is a missunderstanding by myself of cgpsmapper manual. > My interpretation of e.g. page 40 cgpsmapper manual Ver 2.4.5 > "If the value is a letter, then the light type is set to 0x0b(Morse code) and letter is used as a Morse code letter." > was, that then the light is flashing in GPS and/or MS with this code and not "only" an information written in the poi properties > section. My understanding is that the flash info and the morse letter will be displayed by mapsource/gps when you query the POIs properties. It just tells you the info, it doesn't actually flash (or beep). Shame really, that would be very entertaining! Cheers, Mark
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