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Re: I Have My GPS!

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  • Bruce Burns
    YES! That worked - thank you! ... the ... corner ... you ... a ... I ... suggested ... to ... I can ... Garmin – ... doing? ... is the
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 16, 2007
      YES! That worked - thank you!

      --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "Brent" <banda@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Brucacuda,
      >
      > For the most up-to-date streets, you need Garmin's City Navigator.
      >
      > To send the maps to the GPS unit, make sure the name of the map is
      > selected in the drop-down box, then zoom out until you see all of
      the
      > area you want to load. Then click the "map tool" button and either
      > click on each map "tile" that you want to load, or start in one
      corner
      > and click and drag the mouse until it highlights the entire area
      you
      > want to load. Then click the "send to device" button, make sure
      > "maps" is checked, then send.
      >
      > If this is not enough help, you might want to download Garmin's
      > tutorial here:
      > http://www8.garmin.com/cartography/mapsourceTutorial.html
      >
      > Good luck!
      >
      > Brent
      >
      > --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "Bruce Burns"
      > <bruce@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I just received my GPS yesterday and went out last night to find
      a
      > > couple of caches in my neighborhood. I found them – no problem.
      I
      > > also bought the MapSource 2008 TOPO software (as some of you
      suggested
      > > I get), loaded it up on my laptop, and was able to figure out how
      to
      > > transfer Geocaching data from my Garmin to the laptop. However,
      I can
      > > not figure out how to put the actual map from MapSource to the
      Garmin –
      > > it doesn't seem to want to transfer. Any clue as to what I'm not
      doing?
      > >
      > > Also, is there better map software than this TOPO? Though this
      is the
      > > 2008 version, the streets sure aren't updated. I'd like to get
      > > something that has better street layouts.
      > >
      > > Brucacuda
      > >
      >
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