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    Just a quick question on searching for caches

    Only 3 fields are compulsory when creating your own cache: name, code, and type. I suggest starting the code with something other than GC to keep it seperate.
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    Custom offline maps

    I meant having a decent default is the way to go, not that Cachly’s isn’t (Yes there’s areas it could be improved)
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    Custom offline maps

    I’d love to see contour lines, but that can be implemented without themes. In fact themes implies choosing or switching map display — I’d rather have a well-designed default.
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    Access token expired, Cachly ate logs

    Thanks @Nic Hubbard, sent.
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    Access token expired, Cachly ate logs

    My access token must have expired whilst using Cachly. when swiping left on a pending log to view the cache, Cachly just kept the spinning wait symbol on the screen when searching for a GC code on the Live screen, Cachly said it wasn't found I put this down to intermittent site issues, finished my draft logs, and submitted them. With no errors they disappeared from the Pending logs as usual. But Cachly ate them when (presumably) GC.com rejected them. Now I have no logs on the site and none in Cachly
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    Pending Logs losing data

    @ChrisDen better to fix the cause — a log with missing details should never be created (not that I speak for Nic).
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    Pending Logs losing data

    Much the same as @AnyMules but I don't use TBs… and couldn't recreate just now.
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    Who is using "Logs"?

    That’s good to hear Nic — GS do seem good at the day-to-day work. It’s the overall business direction which frustrates and worries me — e.g. the way logging NM through the website has been ruined; and not accepting new API partners.
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    HTML <br/> support in log entries?

    I just hit the GPX file button for GC3PKD6, and checked a hex dump of the latest log entry (by bruzie). <groundspeak:log id="754128042"> <groundspeak:date>2018-03-27T19:00:00Z</groundspeak:date> <groundspeak:type>Found it</groundspeak:type> <groundspeak:finder id="6636635">bruzie</groundspeak:finder> <groundspeak:text encoded="False">A big day over in the Wairarapa today, picking up a few A-Z caches and as many 2:2 caches as I could, plus attempting to clear the Planetary Pursuit challenge in one day. This was the reason for heading up this road, my second-to-last find on the level 2 caches. The cache was a quick find and still nice and safe. Now to carry on up the road a little bit further. TFTC</groundspeak:text> </groundspeak:log>
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    HTML <br/> support in log entries?

    I was suggesting using LF characters (0x0A) instead of <br/>, as that's the norm for GPX files, and Cachly will honour the line breaks.
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    HTML <br/> support in log entries?

    I tested this with a cache where there were newlines in a log entry… the GPX just has LF characters (0x0A). I’m puzzled about what all that info is doing in your log entries?!
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    Export to a Bookmark List

    @rragan I’m pretty sure GSAK only uses the GC API — no screen scraping?
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    Pending Logs losing data

    FWIW I also strike this every month or so. The most recent log seemed to lose the data as soon as I saved the pending log. I don’t use templates but have a default Found It and often insert owner name as a keyword.
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    Wherigo player

    This came up before, with much the same responses
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    Ameliorate slow offline map rendering

    Cachly is slow at rendering the offline maps, and Nik says this is hard to speed up. If possible, I think it would help to: prioritise rendering around the current location when zooming in, don't clear the map — instead do a crude zoom on the current bitmap while the higher zoom renders in the background display layers as they're rendered, rather than wait for them all to finish. You could e.g. prioritise tracks over playgrounds. Thanks!
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    Use coords from log

    When a user has added better coords to their log, Cachly adds an option to the ellipses menu to copy the coords. Would be great if could easily use them to navigate — maybe an option to navigate to those coords, and/or ability to create a waypoint from them. Currently I manually transcribe them to a waypoint and navigate to that.
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    Cachly 4 crashes updating list

    Been working with Nic on the crash, it should be fixed in the next beta
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    Cachly 4 crashes updating list

    Since upgrading to Cachly 4, it crashes when updating one of my offline lists: around 2000 caches, doing a full update of all caches. Cachly takes about the right amount of time, then crashes. Could only find Cachly.cpu_resource logs in Analytics, not a crash… hmm, unless iOS quit Cachly because of the CPU usage? iPhone SE, iOS 11.2.5
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    Edit Logs

    Does anyone use the newish drafts feature for this? Maybe it’s a topic for the wiki Seems like I could use drafts instead of pending logs, then be able to edit & submit from any device/browser? But knowing GS there’s probably caveats!
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    I suggest each How To be a seperate page: the combined one is going to get unwieldy, plus easier to link from e.g. main page.
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    Cachly 4 crashes updating list

    Hi, Cachly 4.1 seems pretty good on the refresh speed, but still crashes towards the end. I removed the old version before installing 4.1 Have e-mailed one of the crash logs.
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    Can’t edit page

    I created an account on the wiki, edited a page (‘minor edit’), and hit Save, but the changes don’t stick. Have tried reloading the page. Do I need to be approved?
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    Can’t edit page

    I meant adding some text explaining you need to request access to edit the wiki. It's off-putting having your edits silently ignored, and people are used to wikis allowing changes.
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    Can’t edit page

    Will do. You might want to add something to the main page or signup process explaining the above.
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    Waypoint averaging to help hide caches

    From my experience iOS will keep updating the location when stopped if you’re in a program which is asking for it — such as tapping your current location in Cachly, or sitting on Cachly’s Compass screen.