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I submitted a suggestion under mapping and navigation to see if we can get date range added to the map filter. Something that would allow you to filter, for example, show new additions in the last 30 days. There is so much info from the community in the map it would be nice to see what was recently added without having to parse through everything.
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It seems that in the app while looking at a rally point, is not possible to see the number of people that RSVP yes, so I have to scroll and count manually. Personally I find that a useful information to have (web offers this already)
 
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This platform for submitting proposals is really great. It's great that we as members can participate in the further development this way. I just submitted another idea and clicked through the existing ideas and upvoted.
 
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Hey all,

If you have an idea or nit or something about the app to talk about - this is the place. Please keep in mind, the BEST way to actually get a feature upvoted and developed is to use our upvote feature.


however - if you would like to discuss a potential feature, get some feedback, or just let me know how to make the app better for your use - post away.

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is there any thoughts of making the app available on apple carplay? that would be really helpfull when using the maps
 
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It seems that in the app while looking at a rally point, is not possible to see the number of people that RSVP yes, so I have to scroll and count manually. Personally I find that a useful information to have (web offers this already)
Wrote this one up for the team. Something like:

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New Release addressing some of these issues: Changelog - Community Feature Priority for Overland Bound One

11.6.0 Off Grid Death Valley Trial Release
Many improvements based on an extensive Death Valley trial off grid. Features and improvements allow seamless off grid location additions and editing, as well as safeguards against track recording interruption. Quickly drop temp pins and quick-add locations while on the go. Ability to search the map for GPS coordinates when off grid and many other features and improvements for remote usability.
  • Story Improve Tracking Modes in Map: Bearing, Follow, and Position
  • Story Invite Friend in OB1 from Profile Screen
  • Story Share Button on Feed Cards
  • Story Closing app will not suspend track recording
  • Improvement Add region selection wheel in edit user profile, and add to profile display
  • Improvement Add ability to Quote in DMs and Conversations
  • Improvement Add 3 Word Location Capability in Rally Point Create Location
  • Improvement Ability to add a location, quick save, or temp pin while recording a track
  • Improvement Editing post will display your post on completion
  • Improvement Open GPX attachments sent via OB1 Messages on the OB1 map
  • Improvement Add RSVP Limit and Count to OB1 Attendees Tab
  • Improvement Fix Profile Regions to Match Region Types
  • Improvement Ability to add a POI while recording a track
  • Improvement Offline Search works for GPS coordinates
  • Improvement Quick + Name hits character limit - Double limit
  • Improvement Add paragraph for description in POI entry
  • Bug Quick + not dropping correct icon when offline
  • Bug Press hold to move pin in Create location "Sticks"
  • Bug Offline Saved Location did not show up in My Locations
  • Bug Maps reported not following position. Follow mode switch
  • Bug Locations added, uploaded and rejected fail to load in authors map
  • Bug Eliminate Activation Link from Mobile Handling to prevent redirect loop
  • Bug Map location recenters on current location when viewing an off-road Trail POI
 

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Hi guys, the android app keeps requesting access to fitness stats and permanent location sharing, can you please make this optional? (The all time location sharing) and please remove the fitness tracking access request it's kinda creepy
 
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Hi guys, the android app keeps requesting access to fitness stats and permanent location sharing, can you please make this optional? (The all time location sharing) and please remove the fitness tracking access request it's kinda creepy
Hi Rowland, these permissions are optional and you should only have to deny once.
What version of the app are you running? You can check at the bottom of the slide-out menu.

Please let me know if its incessant. Any specific info you can give would be great - like exactly when you see it. The fitness permission is required for track recording, but again - you should only have to deny once. Of course keep in mind - none of the map distance calculations - follow modes, or where you are will work without location permissions. Just something to know.
 

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It seems that in the app while looking at a rally point, is not possible to see the number of people that RSVP yes, so I have to scroll and count manually. Personally I find that a useful information to have (web offers this already)
This is done in the new version.
 
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@El-Dracho - the following POI locations have been added to OB1:

ATM
Bank
Border Crossing
Car Insurance
Embassy
Port
Shipping

Thinking of you and your efforts for the Ukraine.

Wow, that is supercool! It's really great how the app is being developed. Great work!
 
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New Release 11.7.0

11.7.0 Bald Mountain - Map Message and Quality of Life
Send a group message from the Member Tab on the map - up to 50 people! A great way to get local advice or request help! Many quality of life improvements and bug fixes.

Feature
Color GPX by Difficulty
Feature Map Invite - Message members from the map
Improvement Add 5 POI Location Types
Improvement Reset Saved POI should only appear on the Saved tab
Improvement Map Message Limit by Users Invite Limit
Improvement Remove API calls for each user for Map Message and Rally Point Invite - Speed Improvement
Improvement Resolved GPX Parse Issue on some GPX types
Improvement POI to display above GPX Tracks
Improvement Add Close X to all information displays
Improvement Latest Status Update back button goes to top of feed
Improvement Remove "Unable to select all. Limit will be exceeded" for Map Messages
Bug Landscape Mode does not lock app orientation
Bug Logged Out when offline
Bug Quick-saves not uploaded appear on Dev and Prod
Bug going into a post then back to thread causes app to go to top of thread
Bug Add Offroad Trailhead POI are not displaying Recommended Equipment
Bug Map Message Blocked by Modal Error
Bug "Select Recipients" and Info icon not present in map message selection screen
 

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ATM
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Have already tried the new POI types and entered some new points. Everything works fine. I can only encourage everyone here: please look through your waypoints that you have saved over the years and see what makes sense to enter here. And even while on the road, if I see something interesting and important, it's totally easy to enter it right into the app and help others with it.

Thanks for the really great work @Michael and team!

By the way, do we still need the POI type "Services"? I mean we have a more granular structure now and different "services" are already placed in other points. Or is something else meant by that?

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Shipping
Have already tried the new POI types and entered some new points. Everything works fine. I can only encourage everyone here: please look through your waypoints that you have saved over the years and see what makes sense to enter here. And even while on the road, if I see something interesting and important, it's totally easy to enter it right into the app and help others with it.

Thanks for the really great work @Michael and team!

By the way, do we still need the POI type "Services"? I mean we have a more granular structure now and different "services" are already placed in other points. Or is something else meant by that?

Thanks,
Bjoern
For Services, it means there may not be a bank or mechanic, but there is probably water, a settlement, and a means of getting what you need. It is generic, and perhaps not needed. I’ll leave it in for a bit.
 
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Hej youse, sweet app. One suggestion:
It would be awesome if you would unlock the option to click on followed and follow in your profile section to have easy access to your close OB member. This would make it easy handier to stay in contact.

Cheers and best regards from Hamburg.
 

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Hey all,

If you have an idea or nit or something about the app to talk about - this is the place. Please keep in mind, the BEST way to actually get a feature upvoted and developed is to use our upvote feature.


however - if you would like to discuss a potential feature, get some feedback, or just let me know how to make the app better for your use - post away.

-Michael
Superb app, great developments! I addded some more ideas to the list.

Bjoern
 
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