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Refresh coordinates in virtual GPS?

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I added a cache to a list in my Virtual GPS. Then I added a corrected coordinates to the cache on gc.com. When or how does these coordinate update in the Virtual GPS?
asked Feb 19, 2015 in Support and help by doffy_74 (530 points)

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If I'm not mistaken, I believe a tiny notepad and pencil appear in the lower right hand corner of the cache when viewed from virtual gps.
answered Feb 19, 2015 by MatthewCat (2,660 points)
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Corrected coordinates might never automatically refresh at Project-GC due to the design of the Geocaching.com -API. If you have the coordinates in the Personal cache note, they will refresh about every 24th hour.

But, if you build a GPX, and check the "refresh corrected" checkbox. Both will refresh during the process of building the GPX.
answered Feb 20, 2015 by magma1447 (Admin) (211,540 points)
The missing part in the vgps is that there is no indicator that a corrected coordinate from the "personal cache note" is detected by pgc like there are on the maps and that tha lattitude and longitude in the list is the original cordinates and not the corrected.
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It seems like I understand the question differntly than others.

As it is now, the corrected coordinates are not shown in the VGPS spreadsheet. We promised this weeks ago, and it's still not implemented. I am still hoping to fix it within a week (which is what I have said for several weeks).  So, the coordinates in the spread sheet are the original ones.

When building a GPX one can choose to "refresh corrected", this will make sure the caches in the list uses the latest data from cahe notes and the corrected field before actually buidling the GPX.

The CSV file export doesn't show corected at all, which we intend to fix. But the only way to refresh the corrected coordinates before creating that will probably be to build a GPX first. Not very conveniant, but a far easier way for us to implement it, since the CSV isn't created in the background, but in real-time.

UPDATE: Corrected coordinates exists in the VGPS in our DEV environment now.
answered Feb 26, 2015 by magma1447 (Admin) (211,540 points)
edited Feb 27, 2015 by magma1447 (Admin)
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