[closed] Share location

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[closed] Share location

Post by alexlong » Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:17 pm

Hi!

1. Is it possible to add more function to a user settings option map.coordinates.share_provider= in case a user shares coordinates of a palcemark?
Now the result of it is The location is [GPS coordinates] https://google.com/maps/place/{$latitude},{$longitude}
I think it would't be bad to dispaly the name a waypoint (placemark) or a date of the placemark.

2. Is it possible to add and option to user settings file to share a group (a set) of waypoints with their names or dates?

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Re: Share location

Post by alexlong » Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:27 pm

to dispaly the name a waypoint (placemark) or a date of the placemark.
I mean instead of the phrase "The location is"

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Re: Share location

Post by Psyberia-Support » Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:57 pm

Hi Alex, sorry for the delay.
In the last 2.2.6.r6357 beta, I've added more variables that can be used to edit the share URL.
You can use the following variables:
  • ​{$longitude} (longitude of the shared point)
  • ​{$latitude} (latitude of the shared point)
  • ​{$zoom} (current zoom level of the map)
  • ​{$name} (name of the shared point if any)
  • {$date} (formatted record date of the point if any)
  • {$date_time} (formatted record date and time of the point if any)
  • ​{$time_ms} (record unix timestamp in milliseconds of the point if any)
  • {$time_s} (record unix timestamp in seconds of the point if any)
  • {$olc} (coordinates encoded in the Open Location Code format)
  • {$geohash} (coordinates encoded in the Geohash format)
  • {$maidenhead} (coordinates encoded in the Maidenhead Locator System format)
Concerning the sharing of multiple waypoints using this format, could you give me a practical use?
As soon as you have a few waypoints it will be very difficult to read.
Moreover you can export multiple waypoints in a CSV file (text format), and share this file very easily...
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Re: Share location

Post by alexlong » Wed Jun 17, 2020 1:32 pm

Thanks, it works!
I guess you will add it to the official user settings list after the official release? I would also like to add it to my local Russian translation of the official user settings page.

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Re: Share location

Post by Ingensor » Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:12 pm

Practical application - I have to throw off 10-20 links to colleagues, with whom we are looking for the missing people. Yeah, right, csv file is much more convenient and easier, but unfortunately many old colleagues somehow AlpineQuest seems difficult to use and they use other more simple programs.

So far, I share each point separately with them. If you do, to be able to share a group of points - it will be great! To links separated by blank lines, for example.

PS: I've been writing about it here :)
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=4158&p=11896

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Re: Share location

Post by Psyberia-Support » Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:27 am

I talked about CSV because it's a simple text file with list of coordinates, this is not something special for AQ.

But you can also export your waypoints in GPX and share the GPX file. The other user will be able to display all points at the same time. The purpose if GPX is exactly this: share GPS data.
If you use the share function you are requesting, the user will need to click 10 times on the different links, each time trying to remember at which one he is now, etc.
I'm not willing to spend time working on this whereas another more effective solution is already available, sorry about that.
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Re: [closed] Share location

Post by Ingensor » Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:07 am

I understand... But, unfortunately, those who use the application "Yandex Maps" can not open any CSV, or GPX.
And you could add to the csv file selected box for links? Are generated in accordance with the key "map.coordinates.share_provider ="

Something like the screenshot:

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Re: [closed] Share location

Post by Psyberia-Support » Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:40 am

So the problem is in the Yandex app, not AQ. You should ask Yandex to support GPX files.

Yes, I will add this option in the export CSV tool. This is a much better way to do it.
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Re: [closed] Share location

Post by Ingensor » Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:14 am

Thanks in advance for the work and understanding!!! :)

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Re: [closed] Share location

Post by Ingensor » Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:00 am

Hello!
Export links in CSV and TSV - works fine. Once again, thank you very much!

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