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    Re: Building distances mesh

    thinking again -

    the best way is possibly to compute straight line distances between your points, rather than road distances.

    that would be do-able and trivial. seconds, minutes at most
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    Re: MapPoint drive speed legitimacy

    just come back on

    when you calculate the route you can get timings of each checkpoin/instruction - can you not use that to see exactly what is going on?

    maybe your speed values just arent...
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    Re: Building distances mesh

    i think that is the general problem with network analysis isnt it.

    you cannot completely "solve"/"optimize" a network analysis because its just too big


    I forget all the correct terms, but...
  4. Re: Varying travelling time by "time of day"

    I thought (I have seen) there was an argument/method you could add to a waypoint etc, to indicate a halt time. (eg a drop off)

    This could easily be "flexed" to suit your purpose, I am sure
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    Re: Licensing question

    i have come to the conclusion that there are two things at work here - maybe similar to satnav's

    1. resolve all points based on lats/longs with great circle distance calc. this can easily also...
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    Re: MapPoint drive speed legitimacy

    maybe there is a minimum speed for motorways, irrespective of the speed you enter.

    look at the actual route that gets generated, see if that helps.
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    Re: Mappoint Calculation Speed

    well generally i have full postal addresses with/without postcodes

    but the lats/longs I am using are the lats/longs returned by findaddressresults, when the resultsquality is of level 1 or 2.
  8. Re: FindAddressResults showing false results

    You may need to check the resultsquality BEFORE relying on the result

    mappoint does loads of things - maybe the liverpool version of the post code is just one of the things it does to try and...
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    Re: Mappoint Calculation Speed

    yes

    a) i am excluding startup time - because I am using a demo copy, with two months license. Each time I start it, it asks me to license it which takes a few seconds - As long as it doesnt crash...
  10. Re: Is this possible? Run MP as Windows Service and connect via .NET Web Service

    I was interested in timing route calculation

    I had a circular route with 4 waypoints, about 300 miles, taking about 35secs. Posters here thought that was on the high side - but maybe its similar...
  11. Re: Best Way to Store MapPoint.Location Data ?

    i'm puzzling all this out gradually myself

    i have a list of addresses

    i have then
    a) used mappoint to geocode these into lats/longs. except

    b) if resultsquality >= 3 then I am showing...
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    Re: locating addresses on maps

    thanks for the tip(s)

    STREET ADDRESS

    I worked out what I had to do, after the prog kept crashing

    i thought the street address being nothing was a strange result though. Since...
  13. Re: Best Way to Store MapPoint.Location Data ?

    although location is read only, there is a method to populate it

    all you do is

    dim objloc as mappoint.location
    Set objloc = objmap.GetLocation(mylat, mylong)


    then you can add the...
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    Re: New to Mappoint

    msdn have a lot of this stuff online - try this to get into the heart of the online guide

    its came up as pushpin object

    but its a webpage msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa493071.aspx
    ...
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    Re: locating addresses on maps

    not doing too bad

    i seem to be creating multiple versions of mappoint and not disposing of them properly, but i'll deal with that in due course.

    i have now got to the stage where my access...
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    locating addresses on maps

    not sure where to start programming this.

    i have a number of addresses that wont geocode - resultsquality 3 or 4

    so what code do i need to

    a) let a user examine the map interactively...
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    Re: Mappoint Calculation Speed

    I tried another thing now

    i have a table of about 100 addresses/locations

    i want to take a new arbitrary address/location, and find
    a) the straightline distance and bearing to each of these...
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    Re: Mappoint Calculation Speed

    mappoint isnt open - i am just using the mappoint functions

    i have since tried several single A-B routes, and these were quicker, taking about 1sec each for shorter routes - which is probably...
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    Re: Mappoint Calculation Speed

    this is UK actually

    i havent changed any settings - i was definitely not intentionally trying to change the order.

    its just

    objroute.waypoint.add etc
    objroute.calculate

    as I say, my...
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    Re: MapPoint Geocoding and EULA

    but if you are storing lat/longs for use in calcluating routes, to save you having to keep looking them up, then surely that is not an issue within your own business
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    Re: Mappoint Calculation Speed

    thanks

    to be honest, i was pleased just to get it working - but now i have an idea what im doing, i'll try a shorter route, and see what happens. what would be normal to calcluate a route do you...
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    Mappoint Calculation Speed

    I have just done some timing tests on Mappoint - can anyone give me an idea whether these timings are reasonable or not. Details below

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    GEOCODING ADDRESSES

    226 addresses -
    ...
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    Re: first post

    yes i can see its a very rich feature set - its just finding out how to do it all in the most efficient/elegant way. at least i do have a rough idea of roughly what im looking for - but its a slow...
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    Re: first post

    thanks

    its exactly that sort of code framework that i'm trying to get down properly. although what i'm after mainly is using the mapping functions to calculate the route (i know -...
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    Re: first post

    thanks for the info

    i'll have a look at the tutorial. i understood that MS were retaining VBA for Access. They need something for coding.

    I appreciate the expense involved in compiling maps -...
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