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[mkgmap-dev] address search problem due to required "State" value

From maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com on Wed Sep 16 11:10:50 BST 2009

So the address is the only problem?

Update: I was able to read an MDR file in emacs.  Now how to
understand is the next challenge :)

On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 6:07 PM,  <charlie at cferrero.net> wrote:
> Quoting maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>:
>> Is it possible to implement global indexing incrementally?  Looking at
>> my mapsource, the "Find Places" has 4 tabs (city, feature, address,
>> intersection).  This is disabled when I am using mkgmap generated
>> maps.
>> --
>> cheers,
>> maning
> FYI, my GPSMap76CSx usually shows City, Waypoint and Intersection search
> options for mkgmap-generated maps.  Sometimes it shows other search options
> (e.g. Transport, Shopping) too.  The precise set of options depends on the
> style-file I use (i.e. which types of feature make it through from OSM
> conversion to IMG file.
> The City search (which I use most often) works fine, if a little slowly.
>  The one difficulty I have had is that if you search for a place with an
> accent (e.g. Pézenas) you have to stipulate the accent when you search.
>  This is a bit fiddly on my GPSr, but doable once you know that you should
> do it.
> --
> Charlie

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