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#221 Post by richard_ha » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:54 pm

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#222 Post by john_d » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:03 pm

i like that you can see that prices without clicking on the station, nice :wink:
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#223 Post by Brian_H » Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:43 am

Thats probabbly a good idea with the unconfirmed stations - alot of them whilst they are valid stations aren't in the right place. New interface looks interesting idea whilst your doing that sort of stuff would it be possible to have station details appear in either a popup window or some other way without needing to reload the map?

Also it appears the price info is not loading on the original format - all stations when clicked on the map show p/l and the date updated without any price given.

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#224 Post by mat_fenwick » Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:13 pm

richard_ha wrote:Any feedback on this sort of idea?
http://www.filllpg.co.uk/index.php?page ... p&dev=true
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#225 Post by Brian_H » Fri Apr 13, 2012 3:03 am

Looking better now though some of the new style flags get a bit lost on the map. I'm guessing its not easy to get an outline round the boxes as the coloured pins seemed to stand out more on the map than the text?

Also when you have chance it might be an idea to update the mobile section of the site to make it clearer that the app is there as it refers to the plans being distant at the minute.

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#226 Post by richard_ha » Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:24 pm

Brian_H wrote:Looking better now though some of the new style flags get a bit lost on the map. I'm guessing its not easy to get an outline round the boxes as the coloured pins seemed to stand out more on the map than the text?

Also when you have chance it might be an idea to update the mobile section of the site to make it clearer that the app is there as it refers to the plans being distant at the minute.
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#227 Post by Brian_H » Sat Apr 14, 2012 3:37 am

Looks better now thanks. The only other couple of things i've noticed is if you click stations in the list the map loads but isn't selected to the station (which i think it used to do?). If you decide to stay with the new map icons then the legend on the bottom of the map needs updating as well.

It might also be worthwhile to give an option of hiding the account only stations from the map as well (the reason I suggest this is if you look at Witney countrywide and total are literally next door to each other and hence tend to hide each others icons until you zoom right the way in).

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#228 Post by Sir Henry » Sat Apr 21, 2012 12:22 pm

I've added that site as a favourite on my Android phone. Thanks.
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#229 Post by richard_ha » Sat Apr 21, 2012 1:36 pm

Sir Henry wrote:I've added that site as a favourite on my Android phone. Thanks.
Have you got our app installed?
http://play.google.com/store/apps/detai ... t.fill_lpg
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#230 Post by richard_ha » Sat Apr 21, 2012 1:38 pm

Brian_H wrote:Looks better now thanks. The only other couple of things i've noticed is if you click stations in the list the map loads but isn't selected to the station (which i think it used to do?). If you decide to stay with the new map icons then the legend on the bottom of the map needs updating as well.

It might also be worthwhile to give an option of hiding the account only stations from the map as well (the reason I suggest this is if you look at Witney countrywide and total are literally next door to each other and hence tend to hide each others icons until you zoom right the way in).
I've added the station focusing back in so it will go back to the station after updating the price etc.
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#231 Post by Sir Henry » Sat Apr 21, 2012 3:15 pm

richard_ha wrote:
Sir Henry wrote:I've added that site as a favourite on my Android phone. Thanks.
Have you got our app installed?
http://play.google.com/store/apps/detai ... t.fill_lpg
Have done now. Better than just the simple map. Thanks again.

Ps. Is there a way of tying it into the GPS so that it starts up showing the 'local' stations? Also it won't let me edit the prices where I know them to be way out of date.
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#232 Post by richard_ha » Sun Apr 22, 2012 6:30 pm

Sir Henry wrote:
richard_ha wrote:
Sir Henry wrote:I've added that site as a favourite on my Android phone. Thanks.
Have you got our app installed?
http://play.google.com/store/apps/detai ... t.fill_lpg
Ps. Is there a way of tying it into the GPS so that it starts up showing the 'local' stations? Also it won't let me edit the prices where I know them to be way out of date.
Does it not do this when you get a GPS lock?
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#233 Post by john_d » Sun Apr 22, 2012 6:40 pm

Sir Henry wrote:Ps. Is there a way of tying it into the GPS so that it starts up showing the 'local' stations? Also it won't let me edit the prices where I know them to be way out of date.
i can see all local stations and edit prices, are you sure the data is switched on on your phone?
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#234 Post by Sir Henry » Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:02 am

I can see the local map if I select it in advance, but it doesn't update location when I move away from 'here' even though the GPS does. It automatically updates all the station and prices as they are entered - presumably on the main site accessed by computer - which is what I did in the end for all the nearby stations which were out of date.

The main problem is that the GPS position shown on my new Android phone isn't nearly as accurate as the one on my old Windows 6.5 Mobile. I'm lucky if it's within a half mile when the old phone could pinpoint me down to under 5 metres! Fortunately I usually use my SatNav when I'm significantly out of my comfort zone.
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#235 Post by ghost123uk » Sun Nov 11, 2012 12:19 pm

Just to say thanks to Richard for his app and site http://www.filllpg.co.uk Image

Quite a few of us on the VW T25 (aka "wedge") Camper forum have registered, downloaded the "app" and are adding stations and prices :)

Keep up the good work Image
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#236 Post by richard_ha » Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:31 pm

Thank you for the compliments! Glad to see our audience is spreading.

Thanks again to David from http://onthefencedevelopment.com/ for his work on our app.
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#237 Post by richard_ha » Sun Nov 11, 2012 8:08 pm

We've hit 1001 stations!
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#238 Post by ghost123uk » Wed Nov 14, 2012 8:19 am

Doh, I wanted to be the one to add the thousand'th one - was there a prize ? (free lpg for life ?)
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#239 Post by richard_ha » Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:21 pm

ghost123uk wrote:Doh, I wanted to be the one to add the thousand'th one - was there a prize ? (free lpg for life ?)
If someones willing to stump up the money!
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#240 Post by richard_ha » Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:03 pm

Guys

Pavel has just developed a Windows Mobile app for those of you (unfortunate enough) to own a Windows Mobile App :P (I'm an Android user, sorry)

http://www.windowsphone.com/en-gb/store ... a80988727d

Thank you to Pavel for the effort and time he has put in to this.

Another thanks to Dave for his continued efforts with the Android app.
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