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14882RE: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Re: Paperless Maps

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  • Barry Watson
    Feb 1, 2006
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      True, unless the window you want is maximized in which case there isn't much difference.....
      (Alt-PrtScr will eliminate the Office toolbar and the Windows taskbar in that case.)
       
      :-D
       
      Barry
      -----Original Message-----
      From: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com [mailto:CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Mike
      Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 4:32 PM
      To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Re: Paperless Maps

      Another option is to use 'Alt' PrintScreen - this will save just the
      current window to the clipboard rather than the whole screen. This is
      often what you actually want and saves some editing.

      Mike

      --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "Dick Young"
      <rtyoungster@...> wrote:
      >
      > Thanks, I told you it was a stupid question!
      >
      > --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "B..." <bcwatson@h...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > 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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