Re: Pathfinder 3.0

Dave, AA6YQ <dhb@...>
 

A wise choice, Robin. If its any consolation, your travails have advanced
Pathfinder 4.0 on my to-do list.

73,

Dave, AA6YQ

-----Original Message-----
From: RTrebil640@... [mailto:RTrebil640@...]
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 4:09 AM
To: dxlab@...
Subject: [dxlab] Re: Pathfinder 3.0


Thanks Dave....I think the Web Client is the answer for me...I have
bookmarked it!
Robin gw3zcf



--- In dxlab@y..., "Dave Bernstein" <dhb@m...> wrote:
> Alternatively, you can avoid all of this by using the Pathfinder
Web
> Client -- this is a web-based version of Pathfinder that require no
> downloading, installation, or search library updates. Its a little
> less flexible, in that you have no control of which searches are on
> buttons, but updates are automatic.
>
> Give it a try at http://www.qsl.net/pathfinder/WebClient/
>
> 73,
>
> Dave, AA6YQ
>
>
> --- In dxlab@y..., "Dave Bernstein" <dhb@m...> wrote:
> > When you install Pathfinder 3.0, the included search library is
> > obsolete. Step 7 of the download/installation instructions

> > http://www.qsl.net/pathfinder/DownloadInstall.htm ) suggests that
> you
> > immediately upgrade your search library. The problems you and
Robin
> > cite, now that I recall the search changes since Pathfinder 3.0
was
> > released, are almost certainly due obsolete searche files.
> >
> > To update your search files, follow the instructions at
> > http://www.qsl.net/pathfinder/UpdateSearchLibrary.htm . After
> > performing this download, you must update the searches associated
> > with buttons, e.g. QRZ and DXS. This procedure is described in
> > http://www.qsl.net/pathfinder/AssignSearchButton.htm .
> >
> > I acknowledge that this process could be more automated -- the
> > original Pathfinder design assumed that users would update
searches
> > themselves, and directly exchange the files, rather than rely on
a
> > centralized repository that a few people maintain. I do plan a
> major
> > Pathfinder update that will make search library updating a
> completely
> > automatic process.
> >
> > 73,
> >
> > Dave, AA6YQ
> > --- In dxlab@y..., "Richard B Drake" <rich@w...> wrote:
> > > I find that I can bring up QRZ.com OK but it does not put the
> > > callsign that I have entered into the search window and find
it. I
> > > have to type it in again and do the search from there. The same
> > > thing happens with BUCK.COM, WM7D works fine. DXC R gives me a
404
> > > Object not found error, DXS gives me an Internal Server Error,
DXM
> > > gives me a 404 error. When I type in my own callsign in the
> > > Pathfinder window, the pop up site that comes up is Deja (very
> > > strange for a W3 call) clicking on Deja gives me a 400 Bad
Request
> > > error.
> > >
> > > 73 - Rich - W3ZJ
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: RTrebil640@a... [mailto:RTrebil640@a...]
> > > > Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 13:29 PM
> > > > To: dxlab@y...
> > > > Subject: [dxlab] Re: Pathfinder 3.0
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Can't be that Dave. I access qrz.com almost every day
> > > > by typing the
> > > > URL into my web browser, with no problems. It is only
> > > > when I try to
> > > > access it with Pathfinder that I get the message "You are not
> > > > authorised to view this page" But for the record, I did
> > > > change the
> > > > security settings, with no effect
> > > > Robin gw3zcf
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --- In dxlab@y..., "Dave Bernstein" <dhb@m...> wrote:
> > > > > Pathfinder is subject to the security settings maintained by
> > > > Internet
> > > > > Explorer. It sounds like yours are a bit too tight.
> > > > >
> > > > > To verify this, start Internet Explorer and display
> > > > > http://www.qrz.com. If you get the "you're not
authorized..."
> > > > > message, then modify security settings as suggested
> > > > in the next
> > > > > paragraph. If qrz.com works fine, then my hypothesis
> > > > is incorrect.
> > > > >
> > > > > To change security settings from within Internet
> > > > Explorer, click on
> > > > > its Tools menu, and select the "Internet Security"
> > > > tab. You can use
> > > > > http://www.qrz.com as a test case -- if you've sufficiently
> > > > loosened
> > > > > security to the point where Internet Explorer will
> > > > display this
> > > > page,
> > > > > then then Pathfinder should be able to display QSL
> > > > information
> > > > pages.
> > > > >
> > > > > Let me know how it goes...
> > > > >
> > > > > 73,
> > > > >
> > > > > Dave, AA6YQ
> > > > >
> > > > > --- In dxlab@y..., RTrebil640@a... wrote:
> > > > > > I have just downloaded and installed Pathfinder 3.0
> > > > But when I
> > > > > > enter a call sign and press one of the buttons, I
> > > > just get a page
> > > > > > which says "You are not authorised to view this page"
> > > > > > What have I missed?
> > > > > > Robin gw3zcf
> > > >
> > > >
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