[josm-dev] [GSoC] GPSBabelPlugin and adding up gpxlayer
subhodipbiswas at gmail.com
Sun Aug 10 08:09:35 BST 2008
On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 11:30 PM, Karl Newman <siliconfiend at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 10:42 AM, Subhodip Biswas <subhodipbiswas at gmail.com>
>> hi !
>> I am trying to add a gpxlayer as soon as gpsbabel finish extracting a
>> gpx file . I took help of openaction.java file
>> However what i see is that on executing the plugin , i get a blank
>> gpxlayer in my josm screen .
>> I thought may be i am missing the actuall file and adding up a blank
>> layer . so i try open up the gpx file separately using open dialog in
>> josm . but i got the same thing ..a blank gpx layer .
>> now the file i am using is a gps trace downloaded from openstreetmap ,
>> i used gpsbabel to convert it to a nmea . Then use my gpsbabel plugin
>> from that nmea to gpx and open up as gpxlayer .
>> in order to convert is used
>> gpsbabel -i gpx -f filename.gpx -o nmea -F test.nmea
>> but i can open the file in proper manner if i am using the original
>> downloaded trace and open it using josm open dialog .
>> what i am missing here .
>> Subhodip Biswas
> I think you have to add -t to the gpsbabel command line to get it to work in
> track mode (I think it defaults to waypoint mode, which are probably missing
> from the original file and that's what gives you a blank layer). So, it
> would be:
> gpsbabel -t -i gpx -f filename.gpx -o nmea -F test.nmea
I tried that but no avail .. but however files from any other format
are easily available as gpxlayer with data . is it because of nmea
"discard,hdop=10" option not given ?
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