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Helpful hint for Semagic users for 'Location' field
If you download a recent version of Semagic ( JUST released), it has support for the Location field that LJ just added. Since many, if not most, people have a PC in a fixed location instead of entering it every time enter the location you want then use 'Save as Defaults' and you don't need to re-enter it again, unless you change the location of the PC. Note that the location is a link to Google Maps so if you use a mappable value you can jump to the map. (I used this page to get a rough lat/long and then tweaked the values by hand on Google Maps to get what I needed.)

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qedrakmar From: qedrakmar Date: April 11th, 2006 02:49 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
What's interesting? I don't see that field... probably because I'm still using S1.
z_gryphon From: z_gryphon Date: April 11th, 2006 03:05 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
'Cause if there's one thing I've always keenly felt the lack of, it's the ability to disclose to random people on LJ exactly where I am.
ardaniel From: ardaniel Date: April 11th, 2006 07:44 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Especially when I post more than four times in a row and, surprise, haven't moved from my location! ;)
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: April 11th, 2006 09:06 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Bah, killjoys! Allow me the geeky pleasure of a new widget! ;-)
z_gryphon From: z_gryphon Date: April 11th, 2006 09:16 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
No, see, 'cause it's friggin' pointless and annoying. Your geeky widget is making an unsightly mess of my friends page, man! Think of someone else for a change!

Besides, I mean, four decimal places? Even trainspotters don't care about that level of detail. :)
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: April 11th, 2006 09:22 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
5 actually. ;-) I think the widget I used went to 8, but I trimmed it down to be accurate enough. It is rather surprising, to me at least, how far the map pointer jumps if you cut it to 4 places.

Hmm, I wonder if there is a way to disable the display in a style - there is for other things.