Customizing 'where to' list on Oregon 450

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  1. cyberdos

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    I've looked around everywhere but can't find any information about how to customize the list under the "where to" menu.

    Under "setup" I can customize the main menu icons but I can't do the same to the "where to" list.

    Right now when I click on "where to" the list is as follows:
    Then I have to scroll down to get more options. While riding I'd like to minimize the amount of click to find what I usually use. So I'd like to customize those first five options to:
    which are much more useful to me while I'm on the bike.

    Anybody know how I can do this?
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    I guess you can't? :dunno

    :cry
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    No idea if you can or not, but there's something to be said for posting in the big existing threads on the Oregon line instead of creating a new thread with your question. If you ask in the main threads, those who are subscribed get an email with your question, meaning you're much more likely to get a response.

    Just saying...

    Just checked on my wife's 550 and it doesn't look like it's possible from any of the menus including Setup.
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    It's probably no consolation, but you can change the Where To list order on the Montana.

    And also on the 62/78 line.

    Maybe a software update on your Oregon will allow it? Not sure which version my wife's 550 is at, but she doesn't tend to upgrade unless I talk her into it, and I haven't done that in a while now.

    What version are you on? Might be worth running WebUpdater to see if there's an update available.
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    I ran the web updater and it tells me I have the most up to date version. I checked and I've got version 6.2
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    Yeah, looks like the Oregon doesn't have that capability. I updated my wife's 550 yesterday and noticed the same. Odd that the 62/78 and Montana have it but not the Oregon line. Maybe you should complain to Garmin.
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    well, if this unit(which costs half) had everything the Montana has not many would be buying the Montana. :lol3

    Overall I'm very pleased with this unit. I primarily use my GPS off road so out on the trail this isn't an issue. It's a lot better on the bars than my Zumo was, I'll tell ya that. As much as I loved that GPS it was just too bulky for riding the trails. The Oregon is just right.

    Thanks for your help.
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    The Montana's bigger screen, Landscape/Portrait modes and better power options makes it a clear winner though the Oregon has a beautiful and sharp display. But it's so small that IMHO it's better as a handheld unit.

    My wife has one of each, the Montana 650 and Oregon 550, and likes each one as much as the other, but for different reasons. I have the 62S and the Montana 650, but I'd trade the 62 for an Oregon any day.
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