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simon3
2021-06-23 14:17:17
Re Commenting on Saved Tracks
Context of comment:Bunsen7 & all,
This feature had problems and should now be working.
Bunsen7
2021-06-23 12:12:58
Re Commenting on Saved Tracks
Context of comment:Re Commenting on Saved Tracks
Message:Re Commenting on Saved Tracks
Additional points:Hi Simon, unfortunately no, that input box doesn't present itself for me. Nor does the small "+" sign visible in your picture.

I tried it using Chrome, MS Edge and MS Internet Explorer, but couldn't get it to work on my devices.

I was trying to add a comment to track 2338.

It would certainly be a very good feature. Interested to hear if other users can do it.
simon3
2021-06-23 07:15:18
"After clicking on Write comment" from simon3 Contract pics
Picture: After clicking on Write comment (Contract pics)

Re Commenting on saved tracks.
Context of comment:This feature is indeed intended for people to make comments to existing tracks, allowing updated information etc.
As far as I know it is working. Just click where it says "Write comment". An input box should then appear immediately below where you clicked.
Enter text in this and then click on "Click to POST comment" and that's it.
Message:Try it. It was definitely working for me this morning, see
https://mountainviews.ie/track/4506/
Additional points:However this feature was introduced just before the lockdowns started so perhaps not so many people were commenting on routes. Perhaps there are some input setups it doesn't work on We have also changed hosting which might have introduced errors. So, please do report this or any feature that isn't working.
Bunsen7
2021-06-22 16:22:54
Commenting on saved tracks
Context of comment:I see a comment box on tracks but can't work out how to use it. Is this function in use? If so, any chance of a quick explanation?

I can rate the track but can't seem to add comments. For example, if a track was uploaded quite a long time ago, it might be useful to give updates etc, rather than adding a new track.
simon3
2021-05-23 20:32:58
Mostly Resolved Disruption on MV
Context of comment:MountainViews is migrating its hosting for technical reasons.
Message:This will start at 8AM on Monday 24th May.
Message:You may find that website stops working or behaves oddly.

Do not upload new comments, tracks etc on Monday until we notify you that this is completed.

There is a risk that the migration will take more than one day.
Additional points:When we have completed this, this forum should be available again.

The initial work has been done and appears to have been successful.

There may still be some untested features not working.
Additional points:As with any big change, there could be errors, yet to manifest themselves.
simon3
2021-04-30 23:14:44
Resolved Problem downloading gpx tracks
Context of comment:Yes, there appears to be an error in this which we are now investigating. Fixed 1 May 2021
chelman7
2021-04-30 20:23:02
Problem downloading gpx tracks
Context of comment:There seems to be an issue downloading tracks. Clicking on a track in the suggested walks box does not bring up the option to download the track.
ektich
2021-03-26 11:42:49
Outage on 25 Mar 2021
Context of comment:outage
Message:The mountainviews.ie site was unavailable due to a network outage (suspected distributed denial of service attack) at our hosting provider.

It seems that the outage started at 8:00am in the morning, and was completely resolved by 4:00pm.
simon3
2021-03-22 10:44:19
"Icons for pronunciations." from simon3 Contract pics
Picture: Icons for pronunciations. (Contract pics)

A start on pronunciation files. Kerry.
Context of comment:MountainViews is pleased to announce that we have now got pronunciations available for a number of places in Kerry. So if you are wondering how to pronounce Boughil or its Irish name Buachaill Finnleithid you can hear them at:

https://mountainviews.ie/summit/227/

others that you might like to try include:

summit/218/ Knocknamanagh Mountain, Cnoc na Manach

summit/441/ Knocknagorraveela Mountain, Cnoc na gCorrmhíolta
Message:MountainViews would very much like to thank our veteran supporter Paul Tempan and his assistant for these pronunciations Hannah Ní Shearcaigh. Hannah is a Kerry native speaker. We would also like to thank volunteer Mike Griffin for research and implementation of the programming code to make the neat short icon for playing the sounds.

443 pronunciation files have been created so far for this project. This is a great start for Kerry and included many of the trickier to pronounce names of the region. We hope to expand the places for which we have pronunciations.
Additional points:As usual with any new feature there are likely to be errors. Please let us know at admin@mountainviews.ie
If you are interested in assisting with pronunciations and can help practically, please do get in touch.
Fergalh
2020-10-26 23:35:30
"Stile to Hill of Ward" from Fergalh Contract pics
Picture: Stile to Hill of Ward (Contract pics)
Hill Of Ward Entrance
Context of comment:Historical Hills inclusion
Message:I was there in the summer of 2020 and there is parking at crossroads for two cars or so beside a water tower around 3 km from Athboy. A purpose built entrance leads to a 200 metre flat walk to the ditches and ramparts at the summit. Well worth a visit when restrictions ease again.
Additional points:No Parking issues


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Crockastoller: No Crock of gold on this one
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Slieve Daeane: A hat-trick of cairns (part 2)
pdtempan a day ago.
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Slieve Daeane: Projecting light and shadow onto Carrowmore (part 1)
pdtempan a day ago.
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Purple Mountain: Purple Range
Onzy 4 days ago.
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Forum: General
There's close, and there's too close
pdtempan 2 days ago.
Thanks for that information about the stag that gored the ESB worker, bunsen7. It was an extremely serious incident. North Tipperary is not an area I would associate with deer, but once they...

Summit Comment
Torc Mountain: Torc Mountain
Onzy 4 days ago.
Torc Mountain over a misty Muckross Lake

  
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Circuit of Cloon Wood
simon3 2 weeks ago.
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Summit Comment
Maumturkmore: A very rugged hill, distant from everything.
markwallace 5 days ago.
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Summit Summary
Beendarrig: Heathery summit on EW ridge from Caher.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 5 days ago.
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arthurdoylephoto
arthurdoylephoto 5 days ago.
Climbing binnions and munros

  
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Beann Bhán: Heathery summit on broad ridge overlooking Lough Acoose.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 5 days ago.
To the north: It is possible to start from around V76112 83996, which is on a road going past Lough Acoose.From the south, start at around V77919 81491 in the Bridia Valley using the Kerry Wa...


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