Out and Back - copy / duplicate track?

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Out and Back - copy / duplicate track?

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I have a few tracks where I drive out (up a hill) and back (down the same hill). I currently only have tracks for one direction (up). Is there a way to copy that track and then just change Go->Stop, Stop->Go, and all directions of all splits etc. by 180 degrees?
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Not within the app. Butt you can use the Certify function to create a copy:
  • select the track set / POIs from Lap List
  • press Certify - which is used to submit a track for inclusion in LapTimer's tracks database
  • instead of sending the mail generated to us, enter your own email address
  • open .HPOIL file once it arrives; use a plan text editor
  • change directions and track name (up to 15 characters)
  • send the mail to an account you can open on your smartphone
  • touch the edited .HPOIL attachment and select LapTimer to open it
  • this will add the edited / reverse track
Please keep in mind there is a limit of 15 tracks for LapTimer currently.

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AWESOME - that's easy. why the 15-track limit?
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actually, it wasn't. the attached file is a .hpoiz and the text editor only shows gibberish.
thinkstorm wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:18 pm AWESOME - that's easy. why the 15-track limit?
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LapTimer uses a super fast but old fashioned database system. It dates back to LapTimer’s first implementation on PalmOS. This limit will go away in the future, but it is a “deep” change.
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thinkstorm wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:25 pm actually, it wasn't. the attached file is a .hpoiz and the text editor only shows gibberish.
Rename .hpoiz to .hpoil.gz Decompress it to .hpoil afterwards (gunzip or other program).
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worked like a charm - intuitive XML and description. Thank you for the rapid response!!!
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