Manual - Recording your own POI's
Sometimes you come across a point of interest that is not in any of your
overlays yet. Then you need a quick way to remember it!
CheckPOInt allows you to use
one of the "application launch" buttons on your Pocket PC to do so. Which one of
the buttons should be reserved for this purpose, can be specified in the
Once you press the specified "application launch" button the following window
Using this window you can specify what type of POI you just came across. If
the POI is of another type than the ones shown in this window, just click More;
or wait: after 10 seconds the window will disappear again.
If the POI you're recording involves a speed camera, then this window is
Press the speed limit that is valid for your POI.
If you're POI does not concern a traffic camera but something else, you can
press the More button.
Let's say you're recording the coordinates of a Wendy's fast-food restaurant.
Once you've pressed the More button, the next screen will be shown:
This shows the first level of overlay categories. You probably recognize the
categories from the synchronization
You can select the relevant category (in this case "hotels and restaurants"),
and then the following level of categories will be shown:
Since we're recording a Wendy's, press the sub-category "fast-food
Now you'll see the first six fast-food restaurants:
Since Wendy's is not in this list, again press the More button to show the
next fast-food restaurants:
And select "Wendy's".
If you select the option Remove false POI, then CheckPOInt will search
for POI's within a range of 100 meters to your current position.
If POI's are found, CheckPOInt selects the most nearby POI and asks you if
you're sure to remove it:
When you record a POI, two things happen:
- The coordinates of the POI are added to the overlay you selected by
making use of the screens explained above; if you did not explicitly or
implicitly select an overlay, the POI will be added to a generic
overlay called CheckPOInt.ov2
- The fact that you recorded a POI is stored so that the POI can be
added to the POIplace website later on, when you synchronize
When you delete a POI, similar things happen:
- The POI is removed from its overlay
- The fact that you removed a POI is stored so that the POI can also
be removed from the
POIplace website next time you synchronize
Using the option Recorded POI's from CheckPOInt's menu, you can get an overview of all
the POI's you recorded:
When you synchronize with
POIplace, all added and removed
POI's are transferred to
POIplace and removed from this overview; except POI's
that were recorded into the generic overlay CheckPOInt.ov2.
You can select a POI and then show its position on the map by pressing the
Press the Remove button to get rid of a recorded POI.
The properties of the selected POI can be modified by pressing the Properties button:
Use the left/right buttons to fine-tune the coordinates of the selected POI.
If you press the ... button (behind the name of the overlay), a
screen will appear through which you can move the POI from its current overlay to
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