Coordinates in degrees and minutes

Asked by a.rudolph on 2016-02-01

For Geocaching I would like to have the coordinates by the usual format in degrees and minutes. For example N50°25.123' E006°45.000'. Usually you get this format from "" to parking the car nearby the Cache. I don't like each time to convert the coordinates from the Geocaching format into Dezimal or Sexagesimal. Could it possible to get the format in uNav? That would be great!!

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costales (costales) said : #1

Created as bug
Thanks for your feedback :) I'll take a look.

costales (costales) said : #2

While I'm looking to this, you have the decimal coordinates too :)
If you look on "Driving Directions" button:,-5.663283(6+de+Agosto)

costales (costales) said : #3

@a.rudolph: Do you know to install an installer file?

a.rudolph (rudolph-heinum) said : #4

I am not a software expert, but sometimes I used installer files to work with the Ubuntu desktop system.

costales (costales) said : #5

Don't worry then :)
I'll adapt the Sexadecimal to allow your coordenates (seconds will be empty).
Sent using Dekko from my Ubuntu device

costales (costales) said : #6

Fixed in release 0.49

For example:
N 43° 32.357 W 005° 39.797

Use this in uNav: Coordinates > Sexagesimal:
Lat 43º 32.357' Empty" N
Lng 5º 39.797' Empty" W

Enjoy it :)) and thanks for your feedback!

costales (costales) said : #7

Is it working for you Rudolph? :) a hug!

a.rudolph (rudolph-heinum) said : #8

Yes, it is working for me. I'm happy to have it.

But could you make it more comfortable.
If I input the coordinates , I must always switch by every step between the letter keypad and the alphanumerical keypad.

costales (costales) said : #9

Hi Rudolph!

I would like to catch geocaching URLs with lat and lon.

As user, I would like to ask you, how will be a geocaching URL with
the position?

Thanks in advance!
Sent using Dekko from my Ubuntu device

a.rudolph (rudolph-heinum) said : #10

Hi Costales,

for position I use way-points with coordinates.

What I'm doing before Geocaching:

1. Log in by .
2. Download GPX files from the Geocaches to my Ubuntu PC operating system. Or I download a Pocket Query (a summary of GPX files).
3. Open the GPX files with the Software QLandkarteGT and arrange my Geocaching-Tour.
4. Upload the arrange GPX file to my GPS-Outdoor device.
5. Open uNav on my smart phone. Input and favourite/store the way-point coordinates with the names of the Geocaches.

Nice to have:
Upload GPX files on the smart phone. Import way-points with coordinates into uNav.
A list to choose the waypoint-name and start navigate with uNav.

Best regards

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