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Fw: Entering place co-ordinartes.

ACProctor
The message below was posted to a number of people, *plus* the Gramps Users
list. However, it didn't seem to reach the list, and some of you may be
thinking that it was sent privately, off-list, which it wasn't. Sorry for
any confusion.

    Tony

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony Proctor" <[hidden email]>
To: "paul womack" <[hidden email]>; "Hans Boldt" <[hidden email]>;
"Brad Rogers" <[hidden email]>
Cc: "Gramps ML" <[hidden email]>
Sent: Monday, October 06, 2014 10:09 AM
Subject: Re: [Gramps-users] Entering place co-ordinartes.


>I use both (ISO-format lat/long., and National Grid) but I use namespaces
>to
> differentiate between the two.
>
>    Tony Proctor
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "paul womack" <[hidden email]>
> To: "Hans Boldt" <[hidden email]>; "Brad Rogers" <[hidden email]>
> Cc: "Gramps ML" <[hidden email]>
> Sent: Monday, October 06, 2014 9:20 AM
> Subject: Re: [Gramps-users] Entering place co-ordinartes.
>
>
>> Hans Boldt wrote:
>>> I agree that allowing national grid coordinates is going too far since
>>> the resulting genealogy cannot effectively be used outside that country.
>>>
>>> However, I would like to see Wakou's first issue addressed. I too copy
>>> and paste from Google Maps. It would be an improvement if Gramps
>>> recognized two numbers being entered in the "Latitude" field, and
>>> automatically split off the second to the "Longitude" field.
>>
>> I agree it would be a convenience, but I have (before now) taken 2-3
>> hours
>> to find
>> a long-lost lane or street via old maps and careful research.
>>
>> The time taken to key in the lat/long is the least of my worries!
>>
>>  BugBear
>>
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