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How to make an address search work on your Garmin (advanced)
This should become enabled in Mapsource

you need

1) latest mkgmap.jar

2) Incorporate latest default style , lines & points

lines & points should include all the

mkgmap:country=SWE & mkgmap:city!=* etc

mkgmap:city!=* & mkgmap:admin_level8=* { set mkgmap:city='${mkgmap:admin_level8}' } etc
mkgmap:postal_code!=* & mkgmap:postcode=* { set mkgmap:postal_code='${mkgmap:postcode}' } etc including: mkgmap:is_in!=* & is_in=* { set mkgmap:is_in='${is_in}' }

Show Addresses in an IMG

3) in your points file make sure :

you have given type numbers to city,town,village,hamlet,region and island ie

place=village [0x0500 resolution 23]

4) make sure the following exists in your lines file

highway=* {name '${ref} ${name}' | '${ref}' | '${name}' }

5) Include the following options in your bat file:

(remember the following won't work unless you have given id and family names etc)


All lines in bold are essential .

You cannot use mapsettoolkit to upload your files to Mapsource as it does not handle the essential mdr files.

However,you can use the gmapsupp.img,instead or mapuploader3.

(mkgmap creates files to import your map to Mapsource/Basecamp with address searches enabled.
You need to manually include them in a .reg file.
The main one to look for is the .-mdr.img file)

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