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Changes of all RouteConverter versions

Release 1.30 from 19. October '09

  • reads and writes Kompass (*.tk) files
  • reads and writes Sygic POI (*.txt) files
  • provides an additional analyse tab which displays an elevation profile that may be printed and completed from geonames.org
  • provides three additional columns in the position list that display distance/ascend/descend of a position from the start position
  • provides additional buttons on the misc tab to print map and route and elevation profile
  • keeps the current map zoom level if only a few positions are inserted, updated or deleted
  • scrolls the map to the currently selected position
  • scrolls the position list to the position before the first removed position if positions are deleted
  • shows significantly improved speed when adding speed or numbers to positions
  • uses http://ws5.geonames.org/ for the retrieval of elevation and populated places information
  • allows to configure the maximum position count of Alan Map 500 Waypoints and Routes (*.wpr), Google Maps (*.url), Magellan Route (*.rte), Map&Guide Tourenplaner (.bcr), Navigon Mobile Navigator 7 (*.freshroute) and TomTom Route (*.itn) files
  • checks whether localhost and 127.0.0.1 are resolved to each other
  • checks if a browser callback reaches the RouteConverter process
  • contains a workaround for Mobile Action which stores Km/h instead of m/s in GPX 1.0 (*.gpx) files
  • uses the user name for its directory where gpsbabel and the HTML body of the map are stored
  • fixes a bug which led to tracks and routes painted twice (and sometimes to the infamous JavaScript error messages)
  • fixes a bug where the position list type selector box could not be changed
  • fixes a compatibility bug introduced in 1.22 when reading and writing Glopus (*.tk) files
  • integrates a workaround for Java Bug 6544857

Release 1.29 from 12. August '09

  • reads and writes Magellan Route (*.rte) files
  • reads and writes MagicMaps 2 Go (*.txt) files
  • writes Training Center 1 Course (*.crs) files
  • shows the format while reading that currently tries to interpret the data
  • offers an option to calculate routes for pedestrians
  • shows the context menu for the position table even if there are no positions or no positions are selected
  • shows speeds of less than 10 Km/h with one decimal place
  • offers to split Navigon Mobile Navigator 7 (*.freshroute) files when writing if they exceed 48 positions
  • renumbers positions if the function to number positions is called repeatedly
  • saves the coordinates in GPX files with 7 decimal places, the speed and elevation with 2 decimal places (GPX 1.0 speed: 3 decimal places)
  • fixes a bug while displaying routes which shows letters in the map
  • fixes a bug when displaying the duration in english locale with AM and PM
  • fixes a bug in the calculation of the speed which led to infinite speed for a time interval of 0 seconds
  • fixes a bug when importing Columbus V900 (*.csv) files

Release 1.28 from 13. July '09

  • reads and writes Columbus V900 (*.csv) files
  • reads and writes Nokia Landmark Exchange (*.lmx) files
  • reads Wintec WBT-201 (*.tk1 and *.tk2) files
  • displays the length and duration of routes and tracks
  • offers the functionality to prefix comments with a number
  • offers an option to avoid highways for routes
  • scrolls to the positions to which an description, elevation or speed information have been added
  • fixes a bug while saving GPX 1.0 tracks, where the speed was stored in Km/h and not as m/s
  • fixes a bug while reading very large Holux M-241 Binary (*.bin) files, which could not be read