23352Re: Deleting a Map Tile Set
- Jun 27, 2013Fred,
Your experience with the default set matches mine what I have observed.
Now that I know that moving entire XML blocks will change the menu order, I plan to go in and overhaul my entire map hierarchy, both file locations and menu order. That should allow me to share maps between the three or four platforms that I have the program on. I was delaying that only because I wasn't sure how to change the menu order. No more excuses now!
Now if I could just right click on a tile that I see needs updating and tell it to delete only that tile...
Always good to hear from you.
--- In email@example.com, "Fred Hillhouse" <fmhillhouse@...> wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> Nice to know it helped! I was changing ALL the numbers every time I wanted
> to reorder the menu. It was by accident, or was it a test, I found out the
> numbers don't matter. What did seem to matter is what the default set was.
> So I always "accept" the default tiles before closing and editing. Just
> above "<!--TileServer-->" there is a group starting with "<OSM.". I seem
> to remember the last set "accepted" ends up there. Changing the set by
> Toolbar-->Screen-->Tile Set does not change the file as far as I can tell.
> I have about 74 tilesets and I could add another 8-10 right now that I found
> the other day. As I said earlier not all are useful. The radar tiles are a
> bit useless without a map behind them.
> I tend to put my most common near the top. By doing do, I don't have to
> scroll to the bottom as much.
> My most common it the default tiles (OSM). After that I use some
> topographical and then satellite imagery. I do put all of one type inline so
> all on my ArcGIS sets are together. This does hamper keeping the common at
> the top but not really too much of a problem. I really need to go back in
> and work on the list again!
> One thing that would be real handy is if the tile sets were kept in a
> different XML and allowed user comments. I keep a separate file for keeping
> track of the URL I find. I keep links to the images in the file for quick
> "copy and paste" into the browser address field.
> Best regards,
> Fred N7FMH
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> Subject: [aprsisce] Re: Deleting a Map Tile Set
> Re Fred's comment: >>You can totally rearrange the TileServer blocks into
> any order you like and APRSISCE/32 will renumber them. I add new tile sets
> anytime I come across a new one. Afterwards I reorder them to suit my
> desired menu order. I put my most common at the top of the section.<<
> Thank you, Fred. This is good information. I was thinking about deleting
> many of the old tile sets that I no longer use. (You have suggested so many
> to try!) I also wanted move the order in which they show up in the menu so
> that I don't have to scroll down so much to switch between the commonly used
> sets. Now I can go in and do it.
> This is a good example of a post that helps out more folks than just the
> original thread poster. I may have been lurking lately, but I still actively
> use APRSIS32. Nothing else even comes close!
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