© 2019 Logbook for Skippers and Crew

Logbook for Sailors

Quick & Easy

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens to the old trip data? Are they stored in the app, is there a history? The data is retained only until it is overwritten. But what remains are the log files in the form of Word Docs. Start - Destination, should the city names or coordinates be recorded here? If your GPS is activated, the coordinates are automatically displayed in the logfile. Because they are less meaningful, you should manually enter the start and finish locations. Although my phone recognizes my current location in the map, I can not get capture this. You have to wait for the GPS signal. Once you see coordinates, you have enough satellites. Then the coordinates are also written to the logfile when saving. For example, if I recorded the data for day 1, 1 pm and would like to do it again 8 hours later - does the app automatically recognize a new caption and add that to the history? Yes, the data from 1 pm will be overwritten with the data from 9 pm. Each change creates a new logfile by saving. A history stored in the mobile phone does not exist. By clicking on "Save logfile" I should allow access to photos, media & files, must this be? Yes, otherwise the logfile can not be saved in your mobile and everything would be in vain. How can I capture the next data? Just call "Trip" again. The old data are loaded so that you only need to enter the changed conditions. Ship and crew data are also retained until you either delete or overwrite them. As soon as I return to Trip input, the checkmarks (seacocks, bilge, etc.) are no longer checked? That is correct and intended. If the hooks are always there, there may be a certain amount of negligence over time, because you can simply set the hooks without actually performing these checks. Although I have deleted all data, the next time I call the app again the last entered values are displayed. What can I do? Maybe that is on the cache in your phone. Please go to the settings of your mobile phone. There on "Apps" and search the app "Logbuch für Segler". There again on "memory". On the next page you should be able to delete both the data and the cache (at least it is so on the Huawai P10). Is the app quite battery-intensive if I let it run for several hours? No. Because it does not calculate during operation, but only when you press the "Save log file" button. You can close the app and reopen it only when needed. The last data is still available. As long as you are not using the app, you should deactivate the GPS, unless you need it for another application. Because the GPS consumes electricity. What do I have to do when a trip is over? When a trip is finished, you can delete it on the "Trip" page. The odometer and the name of the travel remain. The evaluation shows me more driven total miles than engine and sail miles added up. How can that be? The total travel miles are calculated from the respective trip miles. You only see the evaluation of the last trip. It may also be that at some point you may have raised the log limit, but you have forgotten to enter that the engine was turned on or a sail was set.
© 2019 Logbook for Skippers and Crew

Logbook for Sailors

Quick & Easy

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens to the old trip data? Are they stored in the app, is there a history? The data is retained only until it is overwritten. But what remains are the log files in the form of Word Docs. Start - Destination, should the city names or coordinates be recorded here? If your GPS is activated, the coordinates are automatically displayed in the logfile. Because they are less meaningful, you should manually enter the start and finish locations. Although my phone recognizes my current location in the map, I can not get capture this. You have to wait for the GPS signal. Once you see coordinates, you have enough satellites. Then the coordinates are also written to the logfile when saving. For example, if I recorded the data for day 1, 1 pm and would like to do it again 8 hours later - does the app automatically recognize a new caption and add that to the history? Yes, the data from 1 pm will be overwritten with the data from 9 pm. Each change creates a new logfile by saving. A history stored in the mobile phone does not exist. By clicking on "Save logfile" I should allow access to photos, media & files, must this be? Yes, otherwise the logfile can not be saved in your mobile and everything would be in vain. How can I capture the next data? Just call "Trip" again. The old data are loaded so that you only need to enter the changed conditions. Ship and crew data are also retained until you either delete or overwrite them. As soon as I return to Trip input, the checkmarks (seacocks, bilge, etc.) are no longer checked? That is correct and intended. If the hooks are always there, there may be a certain amount of negligence over time, because you can simply set the hooks without actually performing these checks. Although I have deleted all data, the next time I call the app again the last entered values are displayed. What can I do? Maybe that is on the cache in your phone. Please go to the settings of your mobile phone. There on "Apps" and search the app "Logbuch für Segler". There again on "memory". On the next page you should be able to delete both the data and the cache (at least it is so on the Huawai P10). Is the app quite battery-intensive if I let it run for several hours? No. Because it does not calculate during operation, but only when you press the "Save log file" button. You can close the app and reopen it only when needed. The last data is still available. As long as you are not using the app, you should deactivate the GPS, unless you need it for another application. Because the GPS consumes electricity. What do I have to do when a trip is over? When a trip is finished, you can delete it on the "Trip" page. The odometer and the name of the travel remain. The evaluation shows me more driven total miles than engine and sail miles added up. How can that be? The total travel miles are calculated from the respective trip miles. You only see the evaluation of the last trip. It may also be that at some point you may have raised the log limit, but you have forgotten to enter that the engine was turned on or a sail was set.