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[mkgmap-dev] basic search

From Marko Mäkelä marko.makela at iki.fi on Wed Sep 22 20:45:03 BST 2010

On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 09:26:48PM +0200, Rutger Nijlunsing wrote:
>I can confirm that copying gmapsupp.img to a Nuvi 255 results in not
>working adresses with a recent mkgmap.
>It cannot find any number in the street, even for streets which do
>have streetnumbers in them.

Like Felix writes at 
the address search does work on older devices, even on the gmapsupp.img 
generated by mkgmap without --index (and without fixing the file by 

On my Edge 705, I can search for streets up to some 150km away. It could 
be that the street has to be in the same map tile, so that it can be 
found. Street numbers do not appear to have any effect on the Edge 705; 
it'll always return a point about halfway to the street, no matter what 
I type and which street numbers have been defined. Street numbers 
(addr:housenumber) are visible when I choose to see POI details, e.g., 
some shop or bus stop.


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