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Discussion in 'GPS Navigation' started by MikeandCarolyn, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. MikeandCarolyn

    MikeandCarolyn Read Only Funster

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    Whilst putting Custom POI's on my Garmin today,I got an error message 'Not a valid csv file' and the 'Help' section on the Garmin POI downloder gave an example of the correct format. Lat. Long. Name of POI.
    Out of curiosity I double clicked the file I had tried to load and it opened in Excel.
    I found 3 columns-- name of POI.Lat.Long. So,I thought,what will happen if I swap the columns around ? I higlighted the column with Name of POI,copied it,highlited the 4th column, which was blank,and put the Name of POI in there. Lo and behold it loaded into my device and a 'Congratulations' message showed on the screen :BigGrin::BigGrin:
    I can now see that creating POI's might not be an impossible task for one with limited technological abilities.:Rofl1:

    Mike
     
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    Well done Mike... always great when one solves problems like this... :thumb:

    Sadly, I suppose this will put back the day when you decide to get a proper sat-nav...:Rofl1:

    JJ :Cool:

    TOMTOM ROOLS OK?
     
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  3. Stephen & Jeannie

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    Durrrrrr !

    I wish I understood a miasma of what you just said......I am looking forward to meeting JJ for some Kindle driving lessons !!:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Steve try taking a little more water with it then read again Mike transposed column one to become column 3, job done.
     
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    DURRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR !!!!!!:cry::cry::cry:
     
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    In my book .....

    You can either understand whatever...or you can cook and lie naked on a French beach....guess what my preference is !!!! Montalivet...here I come !:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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