• Configuring inspections to capture GPS coordinate information

    To use the Inspection GPS tool locate a GO! Sync Client machine’s GoSyncMobileConfiguration.xml and ensure that the GPS extension and tab are uncommented.  In addition, please ensure your GPS is fully working and functional. We have created 3 main tags for this functionality contained within the InspectionClientConfiguration.xml. 1. <ShowSelectionToolbar></ShowSelectionToolbar> that enables the User   Selection […]

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  • Setting up Profiles for Mapbook

    When using Mapbook, Profiles can be helpful when trying to assign different configuration to a specific group of users.  If, for example, you notice that having GPS enabled in Mapbook significantly slows down the speed of the machine, by using Profiles you can provide your users the option of choosing when Mapbook uses GPS or […]

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  • GPS errors occurring in Mapbook

    If you are seeing errors when trying to use GPS in Mapbook, one customer has informed us that for Panasonic Toughbook CF-19 with Gobe GPS built in, Panasonic has released a patch that if installed on your machine fixes the following error shown below.  Please refer to Panasonic for details of this patch and download […]

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  • How do I change the color of my GPS arrow?

    If your field crew is requesting to change the color of your GPS arrow, this can be done by: Locating your GoSyncMobileConfiguration.xml file – this is found in your $serverdataMobileDownloadsDefaultMobileConfiguration folder Inserting the following tags in your <GPS> section: <GpsColor> <GpsColorRed>255</GpsColorRed> <GpsColorGreen></GpsColorGreen> <GpsColorBlue></GpsColorBlue> </GpsColor> The above set of tags renders a red arrow, but you […]

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  • Setting up GPS in GO! Sync Mapbook

    Two common questions we get here in Support regarding GPS are “Will xyz GPS work with Mapbook” and “How do I set it up”. Supported GPS’s In general GO! Sync Mapbook will support the same GPS’s that ESRI’s  Arc Map support, as of ArcGIS 9.2 the GPS must support the NMEA0183 specification. Not all GPS’s […]

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