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Streets & Trips fails to import all but first waypoint of a GPX file
lorne2001
I am just running a trial of Microsoft Streets and Trips 2010 and I need to import a route with many waypoints, but it only imports the first and ignores the remainder of the waypoints. Is this normal behavior for the program?
SpadesFlush
Welcome to the Forum!

As you must have suspected, this is not normal. I would guess the problem is in your data source rather than S&T. But you need to tell us more about the specifics of your data source and exactly what steps you are taking to import the waypoints. For instance, is the source a GPX, CSV, XLS or other format file? Have you checked the file to be sure that it is not corrupted?

Maybe with more details we can help you.
lorne2001
As I mentioned in my post, I am trying to import a GPX file into S&T. The GPX file was exported from the Harley Davidson Route Planner tool and imports fine into my Garman GPS so it is not corupt, so this problem is with S&T. not the data.

On S&T there is a option to import GPX file, which I use, and as I mentioned, it imports the first waypoint and does not import the remainder. There is no error message.
Marvin Hlavac
Lorne, could you please attach a sample GPX file to a post here? Looking at the file may give us a better chance to see what the issue may be.

To attach a file, click Post ReplyGo AdvancedManage Attachments
SpadesFlush
Apologies for not picking up on the message header specifying that it was a GPX file. As Marvin suggests, it might be a good idea for others to look at the file that S&T is not properly importing. Alternatively, can you create a similar route that misbehaves in the same way?

As you are new to both S&T 2010 and this Forum, you may not appreciate that thousands of people have imported thousands of GPX files without the sort of problem you are reporting. But the exception may prove the rule. Fortunately, you are on a free trial and, if S&T does not work with the kinds of files you need, don't buy it.
lorne2001
Thanks for your help. But it doesn't need to be so hard, I have found other tools that work for what I am trying to accomplish. I am going to drop ST&T.
Marvin Hlavac
Lorne, it actually is not hard. We are all puzzled with the issue you described, as we've never heard of anyone experiencing it. That's why it was offered that you let us look at the problem file so we can try to help.
Georges
Hi folks,

I've run into a similar problem. I've tried importing a GPX published by the Adventure Cycling Association. All of the waypoints in the file appear as pushpins on the map however, for some reason, only the first few are added to the route planner. Anyone out there have any suggestions?
tcassidy
One of the GPX waypoints is faulty and S&T gives up at that point. Open the GPX in a text editor and check all the waypoints.

Terry
Georges
Thanks for taking a shot Terry, but no I can't see anything abnormal in the waypoints that follow.
tcassidy
You can attach the GPX to your next message if you like. Somebody may be able to spot the problem.

Terry
Georges
Here's a copy of the file.

Again the strange thing is that the points are all on the map. Unfortunately, only the first few are imported into the route planner.

The points not in the route planner list could be loaded one by one manually by selecting each individual pushpin, but with hundreds of points, this is not a particularly interesting option.

If anyone has any ideas, please advise

Georges
Attached Files
File Type: gpx AP01v001.gpx (89.4 KB)
SpadesFlush
I agree with Terry's diagnosis. It is most likely to be the first data point that does not get added to the route.

Another way of evaluating the integrity, but without being able to repair, is to open the GPX file with Excel. In that way, you can review the data to see if one or more of the data points look irregular. Then, if you see something wonky you can go to that entry in the file to which the GPX file has been downloaded and then either adjust or delete it to see if that cures the problem.
Georges
I hear you guys, it's first thing I did before the original post - but I just don't see the problem with the data in the file.
SpadesFlush
Thanks for the GPX upload.

I have imported that file into a fresh map file and it loaded all the pushpins as route stops just fine. See attached.
Attached Files
File Type: est Adiron.est (288.0 KB)
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