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14872Re: Paperless Maps

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  • B...
    Feb 1, 2006
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      Press the "Print Screen" button on your keyboard. This saves a copy
      of your screen to the Windows clipboard. Then run Paint and paste
      it using the Edit menu.

      Barry

      --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "Dick Young"
      <rtyoungster@y...> wrote:
      >
      > <then take a screen shot,>
      > Ok, OK, stupid question...
      > How is this done? Back in the old days I could do it but now, I
      don't
      > know how.
      > Thanks,
      > Cache on,
      > Dick
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "Barry Watson"
      > <bcwatson@h...> wrote:
      > >
      > > The way I would do that with my "Garmin" is to run MapSource
      (One of
      > > Garmin's mapping products).
      > >
      > > Then I would load the waypoint file generated by my personal
      query.
      > > When I see an area of "high
      > >
      > > waypoint density", I zoom in as far as I wish, then take a
      screen shot,
      > > paste it into MS Paint and then save
      > >
      > > it as a .jpg or .bmp and send it to my PDA. That way I can view
      the
      > > picture later on my PDA....
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Barry
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ________________________________
      > >
      > > From: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
      > > [mailto:CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      dhadad
      > > Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 9:19 AM
      > > To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Paperless Maps
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Does anyone have a way to put geocaching maps onto their PDA?
      > >
      > > I've already gone paperless for the listings. (I finally got a
      premium
      > > memberships which allows me to get pocket queries in GPX format,
      then
      > > I convert them using GPS Spinner then iSilo. Huh, you say? See
      more
      > > here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paperless_Geocaching and here:
      > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geocaching_Software)
      > >
      > > However, I'm trying to figure out how to put a good cache map on
      my
      > > PDA. I know, I know... I shouldn't really need it since
      ultimately the
      > > GPS can handle it-- however, as you might know my Magellan GPS
      right
      > > now looks like crap and often it's not with me at the office
      (what,
      > > you say?) or it's in my pack-- hence my need for having a map on
      my
      > > PDA (treo 650).
      > >
      > > What I'd like ideally is an offline version of a cache map,
      > > customized for me where I can pick out a cache off the map and
      get an
      > > offline version of the log page. OFFLINE.
      > >
      > > Part of this whole effort was spawned from my printer crapping
      out.
      > > They just don't make electronics like they used to...
      > >
      > > So far I've been able to convert GPS to KML and load it into
      Google
      > > Earth on my laptop, which is way cool. And I've looked into
      Kmaps for
      > > the PDA, but it seems to take up too much room on it and is best
      > > ONLINE-- which is not what I want. I'd like some PDA mapping
      utility
      > > that can take the GPX data or an equivalent thereof...
      > >
      > > Is anyone else wanting this or can relate their own paperless
      > > experience??
      > >
      > > Dan (inspectorgadget)
      > >
      >
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