How to create automaticaly multiple POI files?

FAQ's about Maps, POI's and other software items.
Berichten: 2754
Lid geworden op: 21 mar 2008 13:42
Locatie: Naarden

How to create automaticaly multiple POI files?

Berichtdoor Marco » 30 mar 2008 23:17

How to create automaticaly multiple POI or GPI files?

I don't know if it will work completely as you want, but i have created an extra level of folders. And little registry changing files and one command file. In my case after kicking the command file, it will generate 5 GPI files autmaticaly. Only problem with the silent mode of POILoader is that it gives a message box after every compile of a GPI file, that are than 5x click ok to get the next one complied.

Directory structure:

Compiling help files:

Registry example:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

"Directory"="D:\\Usr\\Marco\\Prive\\GPS\\Waypoints\\POI Loader Garmin"

"LastDevice"="CF-1GB-U2-1 (P:\\)"

Part from my Command file:
echo Starting POI Loader for the General information set
if exist "D:\Usr\Marco\Prive\GPS\Waypoints\POI Loader - Compiled\poi.gpi-old" del "D:\Usr\Marco\Prive\GPS\Waypoints\POI Loader - Compiled\poi.gpi-old" /Q
if exist "D:\Usr\Marco\Prive\GPS\Waypoints\POI Loader - Compiled\poi.gpi" rename "D:\Usr\Marco\Prive\GPS\Waypoints\POI Loader - Compiled\poi.gpi" poi.gpi-old
regedit.exe /S "D:\Usr\Marco\Prive\GPS\Waypoints\POI Loader - Executing\Poiloader registry General.reg"
"C:\Apps\Garmin\PoiLoader 2.4.2\PoiLoader.exe" /silent

if not exist P:\Garmin\poi\poi.gpi echo Error in General procedure!!!
if not exist P:\Garmin\poi\poi.gpi goto QUIT
move P:\Garmin\poi\poi.gpi "D:\Usr\Marco\Prive\GPS\Waypoints\POI Loader - Compiled\poi.gpi"
echo General POI's generated succesfully.

In the reg file is the "Units"=hex:01,00,00,00 for Kilometers and "Units"=hex:00,00,00,00 for Miles

This is then my result which can be copied to the Zümo:

- I use a permanent available CF card in my reader to perform these steps.
- The collection of SDCB POI's are collected by POIEdit
- The Fonero POI's (from are download manualy per country (1 file per country)
- And CSV files are preffered above GPX file. These GPX have al lot more tags to proces. Performance difference is dramatic with large GPX files.
- Totaly are there more than 132.000+ POI's in my 5 files.


Kennis en kunde van Outdoor, Sport en Motor GPS'sen van Garmin, Tripy, TomTom, Mio, Teasi, TwoNav.

Zie ook ons GPS Cursus aanbod en YouTube kanaal

Terug naar “Maps, Poi's and other”

Wie is er online

Gebruikers op dit forum: Geen geregistreerde gebruikers