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Nic Hubbard

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  1. 1 hour ago, Prerules said:

    I have Cachly installed on my IOS device and it currently takes up 10GB of space. Is there a way to decrease that? I don't have any offline maps added.

    What does your Usage screen show? Cachly should never take up that much space without offline maps. Maps are the #1 source of large data sizes in Cachly.

  2. 25 minutes ago, Trauerweide said:

    So I'm really confused why this is making problems right now.

    It is a server side bug. So a change that Geocaching HQ made to their API (not sure what) is now triggering the 500 error when full cache data and 100 caches are requested.

  3. 9 hours ago, Trauerweide said:

    I have the same problem for several days but don't wanted to delete and reinstall Cachly yet. The geocaching app is working without problems. Is there anything that I can do to solve the problem without deleting cachly?

    Also, if you turn of live filters, does that solve the issue? If it does, Please make sure to see my above comment about sending debug data, it would really help.

  4. 6 hours ago, Trauerweide said:

    I have the same problem for several days but don't wanted to delete and reinstall Cachly yet. The geocaching app is working without problems. Is there anything that I can do to solve the problem without deleting cachly?

    Hmm, have you tried turning off all filters to see if that helped? Also, can you try the searcha again, then use the option in Cachly to contact support and send us an email. Then make sure to include debug data so we can see the request that is being made.

  5. 54 minutes ago, markens said:

    Wouldn't it be straightforward to apply such a filter locally after the results are returned by the API (which would give the user the same effect)?

    Simple answer is yes, but it would cause some irregularies with how many caches are returned. Would have to educate the user before adding a filter like this.

  6. On 2/26/2022 at 2:06 PM, Beardman75 said:

    When doing a live search, it would be handy if there was an option to exclude past events

    Thanks for the suggestion. The geocaching.com API doesn't currently support this, so we aren't able to add this feature currently.

  7. 19 hours ago, chihuahuajill said:

    I resolved the problem by deleting the Cachly app and reinstalling. I saved all my offline lists as gpx files prior to removing the app because they were deleted along with the app. After reinstalling, everything worked fine and I reimported the gpx files back in to restore my offline lists. 

    Hmm, that is really strange. You should never have to delete Cachly. A 500 error comes from the geocaching.com API.

  8. 1 hour ago, Carrot Killer said:

    Is there a way or has a way been considered to log caches in bulk?  I would like to see the ability to log all caches in a list with an identical log.  For example, after completing a Geoart I can just push through a cut and paste log rather than doing each cache manually.

    There is hesitation to do this. While some power users would find it useful, it could be abused and lead to really poor logs and inflating find counts. So, for now it isn't something we have planned.

    You can setup log defaults and text templates which would allow you to log quickly and save those to pending logs, then you can upload them in bulk.

  9. 8 minutes ago, Bärenkatapult said:

    I am not sure, if you got my point. The reference point for "distance" filter is the current location. I would need to set it to a fixed coordinate (e.g. my home location as stored on geocaching.com), so the reference point does not move, when my current location changes.

    Sorry for misunderstanding.

    No, I don't think there will be an option to manually set the "distance from" for live search filters. This tool is meant to do quick searching from the current map center, not your current location. You can always move the map to another location and load caches from there.

  10. 6 minutes ago, Bärenkatapult said:

    Hi - that was a fast response :)

    I noticed the "update caches" option, but it only updates the cache data of all caches in the offline list. It would not notice if there are new caches in the PQ or some caches dropped out of the list (e.g. because they are archived or temporary unavailable). So it is about synching the cache IDs that are on the PQ as well. Or did I get the "update caches" option wrong?

    Kind regards
    Stefan

    Ah, ok, I understand now. 

    No, there isn't a way to sync the PQ currently. I will look into adding an option to clear the list before importing/downloading the PQ again if this helps.

  11. 48 minutes ago, Bärenkatapult said:

    Will there be a "distance from" option?

    Currently it is set to 100 miles. Is that too large of a radius for you? 

    If you do a search, Cachly only returns the first 50 (or 100 if you change the Settings) and you tap again to load the next 50. You can easily do this a few times to get the caches you are needing.

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