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MapsUser
04-07-2010, 12:08 PM
As the title says, I would like to open MP 2009 files in AutoRoute 2010. I found so far no way how to do this. Please let me know - if you know:sunny:

Winwaed
04-07-2010, 12:36 PM
No you can't do this.

MapPoint supports a number of features which Streets & Trips / AutoRoute does not support. Also in previous versions there were data mismatches (S&T/Autoroute were updated more frequently) although this is no longer the case.


Richard

Eric Frost
04-07-2010, 12:51 PM
You can export data out of MapPoint 2009 and then re-import it

Eric

MapsUser
04-07-2010, 01:03 PM
You can export data out of MapPoint 2009 and then re-import it
Hi Eric, I wish I had found such an export function in MapPoint 2009. Can you tell me where it is, please?

Eric Frost
04-07-2010, 01:37 PM
It's not really a built-in "export" function, but there are ways to preserve everything via various means depending on the data.

What do you want to get moved over to AutoRoute? Pushpin Locations? Maybe you can post a screenshot so we can see what you're dealing with.

The Pushpin Tool ($75) let's you export lat/lon but that's not the only tool.

Eric

MapsUser
04-07-2010, 01:44 PM
...What do you want to get moved over to AutoRoute? Pushpin Locations? Maybe you can post a screenshot so we can see what you're dealing with...
The file that I would like to open in AutoRoute 2010 contains pushpins (places from around Europe where I have been). Why would you need a screenshot of those pushpins?

PS: I'll check for your answer tomorrow as it's already pretty late over hear on the European continent.

Eric Frost
04-07-2010, 01:58 PM
Do you need to preserve the pushpin symbols or data in them?

Eric

MapsUser
04-08-2010, 03:09 AM
I need the puspins AND the very valuable data contained in them.

Eric Frost
04-08-2010, 06:13 AM
How about the symbols?

Eric

Eric Frost
04-08-2010, 06:15 AM
I wonder if you can copy/paste the layers, it typically works fine between two open instances of MapPoint. Open MapPoint 2009 and AutoRoute 2010 and go to the legend of MapPoint 2009. Highlight and "Copy" (control-C) the layer of pushpins and try to paste into AutoRoute 2010.

Let us know how it goes.

Eric

MapsUser
04-09-2010, 10:29 AM
How about the symbols?

I tried to understand but didn't. Sorry...


I wonder if you can copy/paste the layers,

Same here. What do you mean with layers?

Does it contribute to the understanding if I mention that I have about 500 pushins that all are saved in one(1) .ptm file? Almost every pushpin contains important information that I need for further travels. I imported a slightly smaller amount of pushpins (all then saved in a .axe file) from an earlier version of AutoRoute. Now, I want to do the opposite (import/open this one and only .ptm file in AutoRoute. Please let me know if you understand what I tried to explain.

I've also just tried ITN Converter (http://www.benichou-software.com/). It didn't work with this, too.

Eric Frost
04-10-2010, 06:45 AM
The the Pushpin Tool and MPSuperShape. I think MPSuperShape has a fully functional trial. You could also download a trial of MapPoint 2010 which is fully functional, there is a new Export to GPX function.

Eric

MapsUser
04-10-2010, 10:40 AM
Too bad you didn't answer my question...

MPSuperShape doesn't do the job, Pushpin Tool cannot be installed on my system because of a strange error message.

Eric Frost
04-10-2010, 10:49 AM
If you can send the file or post as an attachment I'll export for you.

Eric

MapsUser
04-10-2010, 12:38 PM
Hi Eric, thanks for the friendly offer. I've just sent you a PM with a link from where you can download the file.

Marvin Hlavac
04-11-2010, 02:58 PM
I wonder if you can copy/paste the layers, it typically works fine between two open instances of MapPoint. Open MapPoint 2009 and AutoRoute 2010 and go to the legend of MapPoint 2009. Highlight and "Copy" (control-C) the layer of pushpins and try to paste into AutoRoute 2010.

Let us know how it goes.

Eric

I did a quick test, and yes, this method does seem to work.