14872Re: Paperless Maps
- Feb 1, 2006Press 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.
--- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "Dick Young"
> <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
> know how.(One of
> Cache on,
> --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "Barry Watson"
> <bcwatson@h...> wrote:
> > The way I would do that with my "Garmin" is to run MapSource
> > Garmin's mapping products).query.
> > Then I would load the waypoint file generated by my personal
> > When I see an area of "highscreen shot,
> > waypoint density", I zoom in as far as I wish, then take a
> > paste it into MS Paint and then savethe
> > it as a .jpg or .bmp and send it to my PDA. That way I can view
> > picture later on my PDA....dhadad
> > Barry
> > ________________________________
> > From: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
> > [mailto:CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 9:19 AMpremium
> > 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
> > memberships which allows me to get pocket queries in GPX format,then
> > I convert them using GPS Spinner then iSilo. Huh, you say? Seemore
> > here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paperless_Geocaching and here:my
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geocaching_Software)
> > However, I'm trying to figure out how to put a good cache map on
> > PDA. I know, I know... I shouldn't really need it sinceultimately the
> > GPS can handle it-- however, as you might know my Magellan GPSright
> > 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 onmy
> > PDA (treo 650).get an
> > 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
> > offline version of the log page. OFFLINE.out.
> > Part of this whole effort was spawned from my printer crapping
> > They just don't make electronics like they used to...Google
> > So far I've been able to convert GPS to KML and load it into
> > Earth on my laptop, which is way cool. And I've looked intoKmaps for
> > the PDA, but it seems to take up too much room on it and is bestutility
> > ONLINE-- which is not what I want. I'd like some PDA mapping
> > 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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