Multiple Waypoints with same name in Basecamp??

Discussion in 'Mapping & Navigation' started by COXR650L, Jul 14, 2013.

  1. COXR650L

    COXR650L Long timer

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    Is it possible to have waypoints in basecamp with the same name? For example in an OHV area I want to mark the cruxes of different trails, but dont want to clutter the map up with "crux1" "crux2" on different trails and just call each obsticle "crux"???

    Thanks
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  2. BigDogAdventures

    BigDogAdventures Fart Letter

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    I'm sure you can't do that with Mapsource-----when you try to it gives you an immediate prompt telling you there is already a waypoint with that name.

    Give it a go in Basecamp and see what happens----I bet you can't do it there either.

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  3. Navy Chief

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    Not that I am aware of, I was considering the same problem the other day and have not come up with a solution...
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  4. wbbnm

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    I think Basecamp will either reject it or give it a number. I know it gives duplicate tracks, routes, and waypoints sequence numbers when I load them from files.

    If I want duplicate names in Mapsource, I just give it a number or letter to keep the software happy.
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  5. COXR650L

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    Thanks guys. Ya I was not able to find a way, youd think different GPS coordinates would make it unique from the name, but o well.
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