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andysuave
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Joined: 03 Sep 2011

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2012 6:28 pm    Post subject: Must have GSAK Macros Reply with quote

Now that summer is over and I have time to cache again I plan on playing around with gsak some more and was wondering what some of everyones favorite macros are. I only have 5 installed now but I wouldn't mind installing some more. I know this is a very vague question because everyone wants something different out of gsak but I'd like to Know what some of the more common macros are. Thank You.
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KRedEP
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Joined: 03 Aug 2007

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 8:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great question as I'm always looking for good useful macros too. The three I use the most are:
myGMEv3.gsk - maps caches in current view. I use for planning puzzle runs.
CacheAttributes.gsk - loads cache attributes as a note so they can be viewed in the field as the first log on my Oregon
GenUploadStats.gsk - creates and uploads statistics for my profile

I have others installed but don't use very frequently. I also have many that were installed to generate onetime information to help fulfill a Challenge.

I vaguely remember this topic being discussed on a previous thread, possibly with information from WestSideDaddy. But I could be wrong.
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BigChiefS4
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here are the ones I use pretty much daily. They are available here: http://www.gsak.net/board/MacroIndex.php

CleanupDB - Moves caches from one DB to another. Used mostly to move found caches from default DB to found DB.
CountryStateCounty - Updates caches with country, state and county info. Great for DeLorme challenge.
GetElevationsUSA - Updates caches with elevation info.

FindStatGen44Beta - Gives you a LOT of great info about your stats. You can look at my GC profile to see what it gives you. It's also good for figuring out challenges from your stats. I also have many sub-macros that I use with this.
MapCounties - Gives you a pretty picture of all the counties you've found plus how many you've found in each county. You can paste this into your GC profile.
BadgeGenBETA - Generates various badges that you can put on your GC profile. I recommend using the BETA version because there is a bug in the non-beta code that doesn't generate correct info if you have ever logged a find using an iPhone. It has to do with the way the official GC app logs the find to the GC website.

I have some others that I use but I'm at work right now.
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