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How do I change kilometers to miles in the St Louis North Arkansas Rou

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#1 LionelDave



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Posted 30 September 2016 - 07:20 PM

I asked  this question before but I can't find the post I just don't know how to do a search right.


Anyway I know I have to change MilepostUnitsKilometers to MilepostUnitsMiles but I can't find this parameter in the route file (or router folder) for the St Louis North Arkansas route.

​Can anyone tell me where it is?




#2 DirtyRam


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Posted 01 October 2016 - 12:14 PM

It's in the routes root folder - .trk file.

#3 LionelDave



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Posted 01 October 2016 - 02:52 PM

Thanks DirtyRam


I though I had checked that file but somehow missed it.


Thanks again




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Posted 07 October 2016 - 07:59 AM

Just saw this.  My goodness... it's been FOREVER since someone used this forum!  Note to self: Check this every day.





Did you get your km to miles converted okay?


If not, two ways to do it...


Option 1. Changing it manually:


Open the trk file using Wordpad.  Look for the line that reads:


MilepostUnitsKilometers ( )


Change it to:


MilepostUnitsMiles ( )


Exist clicking "SAVE".  That will preserve the unicode. Do NOT use "Save As" as it will NOT preserve the unicode.



Option 2. Changing it in Route Editor:


1. Open Route Editor and select the St. Louis & North Arkansas route.


2. Under the "Route" pull down menu (upper left), select "Properties".


3 In the "Properties" menu, look for the field that contains "Metric" and "Imperial". Click "Imperial". 


4. Exit the Route Editor saving your change when prompted.


That's it!


Can't believe I overlooked that detail way back when the little North Arkansas route was released.

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