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Postby frankandlou » Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:07 pm

Is there any way of downloading the gpx route without the waypoints - they are distracting on the handheld
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Re: Waypoints

Postby Paul Webster » Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:00 pm

If you look in the gpx files you download from Walkhighlands, there are no waypoints. Either the software you are using or your GPS device must be putting them there.

Our route files contain only routes (consisting of route points), no waypoints or trackpoints.
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Re: Waypoints

Postby frankandlou » Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:01 pm

Thanks Paul - are the routepoints little flags - when I download the file to my PC it appears in Basecamp from where I can send it to my E Trex 30 - but the route is full of flags??
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Re: Waypoints

Postby Marty_JG » Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:54 pm

It's the infamous Garmin "blue flag" curse. If a route does not have symbols along the track points, Garmin decides it will create them, and the first (default) is a huge blue flag.

Load the Route in to Basecamp, convert it to a Track, and then if you like covert that Track to as Route.
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