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Route Planner puts my current GPS location as the 2nd (not 1st) stop!
bender953
I've used Microsoft Streets and Trips the last 3 versions. Every time I put my multiple addresses in the Route Planner, then hit F3 to calculate the route, it puts my current GPS location as the 2nd stop. Any way to get it to put it first?

Also been trying Streets & Trips 2010 trial and noticed the button to get from the GPS screen to Route Planner is missing on the GPS pane. Is it not there anymore??!
SpadesFlush
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Originally Posted by bender953
... Every time I put my multiple addresses in the Route Planner, then hit F3 to calculate the route, it puts my current GPS location as the 2nd stop. Any way to get it to put it first?
You can move the Stop representing your current location up in the Route Planner window by highlighting the Stop in question and clicking the upward-pointing arrow just outside the box of Stops and then hit Get directions to revise the route accordingly. I suppose S&T assumes you are already en route when you hit F3.

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Also been trying Streets & Trips 2010 trial and noticed the button to get from the GPS screen to Route Planner is missing on the GPS pane. Is it not there anymore??!
Your observation is correct. There are a few other ways of getting back to Route Planner without that button such as clicking on the Route Planner (the car) icon; it was just redundant clutter.
bender953
Ok I am aware I can move my gps location to first stop manually but what is really dumb is why would I bother putting my current location in the list? Thats what the gps location is for. My gps is set to start up with the program so everytime I finish my address list which is several everyday then I have to manually stop the gps pane so I can manually move the gps to the first of the list then restart gps and calculate the route...how dumb and annoying.

And no the button to switch to route planner window from the gps pane was not clutter it was easy to use rather then trying to find the icon up top when in a moving car. Im gonna go back to 2009. I cant believe there isint others who have the same complaints.
Marvin Hlavac
Hi bender953, and welcome to the forums. I wander what causes the GPS location to become the 2nd on the list . I don't recall experiencing such behavior, but I admit I mostly route just to one destination.

I never even noticed the missing button! I use Ctrl+R to open the Route Planner. Would that method work for you?
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