Patches and bug fixes for PointsOfInterest (POI)
How to install/upgrade
1. Login to SiteAdmin
2. Go to "Plugins"
3. Download and install "PointsOfInterest"
How to activate in application
1. Go to "Applications" in SiteAdmin
2. Select application
3. Under "Enable / Disable Features" check "PointsOfInterest"
_ReadLocationCategory Gives users access to read/list POIs from the selected categories.
_EditLocationCategory Gives users access to edit the properties (name, zoom etc) of the selected categories. This privilege is also needed if the user should be able to create new categories.
If you want a user to only be able to create new categories, you should only select the actual privilege and not any categories.
_EditLocation Gives users access to edit POIs in the selected categories. This privilege is also needed if the user should be able to create new POIs.
_ImportLocation Gives users right to import CSV and KML files to a POI category in VehicleTracker.
Video guide on POIs here:
Please note that you can save customized Workspaces in VehicleTracker. More info:
Here is a guide on how to import from a CSV file, and how to export to a CSV file:
PointsOfInterest build 2983 Released: 2019-04-17
- Fixed POI export to export longitude values in longitude.
- Increment revision of already exported POIs to export them again.
PointsOfInterest build 2909 Released: 2019-03-14
- Fixed an issue that required users to have _EditLocationCategory privilege to be able to add a POI. Add POI now only requires _ReadLocationCategory and one or more available categories to assign the POI to.
PointsOfInterest v184.108.40.2069 Released: 2018-11-15
PointsOfInterest v220.127.116.111 Released: 2018-10-18
- Updated IconLibrary so it should no longer show the infamous "Cannot read property GetIconByID of undefined" in VehicleTracker.
PointsOfInterest v18.104.22.1684 Released: 2018-08-16
- Deleting a POI category now properly closes the Category window and updates the Category List.
- Allow service restart during POI import
PointsOfInterest v22.214.171.1243 Released: 2018-07-19
- Archiving fixes.
PointsOfInterest v126.96.36.1998 Released: 2018-06-14
- POI panel menu would get duplicate items after map and workspace change.
PointsOfInterest v188.8.131.525 Released: 2018-05-17
- Map layers!
PointsOfInterest v184.108.40.2062 Released: 2018-04-19
- Faster scripting engine.
PointsOfInterest v220.127.116.115 Released: 2018-03-28
- Fix in poi search
PointsOfInterest v18.104.22.1689 Released: 2018-02-15
- Search on Custom Fields now works again. Issue introduced in January release.
PointsOfInterest v22.214.171.1244 Released: 2018-01-15
- No longer timeout when importing large CSV files in an application.
- Added missing localization key in New POI Window
PointsOfInterest v126.96.36.1997 Released: 2017-12-14
- Visible POI categories are now displayed in the top part of the panel instead of under "Settings" dropdown.
- Settings and Manage Categories have moved to the panel menu in the top right corner.
- Manage POI categories and their visibility by selecting "Manage Categories" in the top right panel menu, or by clicking the category selector icon in the panel header.
- Added a privilege for controlling access to the SOAP API (_SOAP)
- Fix a duplicates result problem on the poi search
PointsOfInterest v188.8.131.5228 Released: 2017-09-14
- Fix closing window when new POI is added.
PointsOfInterest v184.108.40.20629 Released: 2017-08-15
- Fix: Validates no category of POI name are saved with reserved prefix "_"
PointsOfInterest v220.127.116.1117 Released: 2017-06-05
- Security improvements. Medium severity. Upgrade recommended.
- Fix: POI import from Archiving
PointsOfInterest v18.104.22.16828 Released: 2017-04-26
- Minor issues related to Archiving.
PointsOfInterest v22.214.171.12448 Released: 2017-03-28
- Support for Archiving
- Added profiling for SOAP services
PointsOfInterest v126.96.36.19975 Released: 2017-01-11
- Fix cannot close form when adding POI with new category
PointsOfInterest v188.8.131.5275 Released: 2016-11-24
- Scripting: poi.find method exposed to notifier and timer click scripts
- Added sorter to Custom Fields
- Save POI list column state in workspace
- Fix "could not remove empty category"
PointsOfInterest v184.108.40.20652 Released: 2016-10-11
- Fix error when editing a imported POI (under some circumstances)
PointsOfInterest v220.127.116.1109 Released: 2016-08-10
- Changing POI category geocoding settings did not take effect until service was restarted or the GeocoderPool was reset due to other actions.
PointsOfInterest v18.104.22.16855 Released: 2016-07-04
- POI custom id available as variable for notifiers same as other POI fields
- Search from POI panel now covers custom field values as well
PointsOfInterests v22.214.171.12492 Released: 2016-05-23
- Fixes for import/export POI using custom id
PointsOfInterest v126.96.36.19928 Released: 2016-04-25
* Fix resolving of POI rellated event variables using $FINAL() function
* POI category column added to poi list.
* Fix issue where newly added POIs was not included in address lookup result when using POIGeocoder
PointsOfInterest v188.8.131.5227 Released: 2015-11-17
* FIX: New POI Categories did not apear in the application until enabled in SiteAdmin
PointsOfInterest v184.108.40.20603 Released: 2015-10-07
* Added PointsOfInterest2 Reporting Query - (Faster than previous PointsOfInterest system query)
PointsOfInterest v220.127.116.1144 Released: 2015-09-08
* FIX: POI categories was sometimes not auto-included in roles when having "Auto allow new items"
PointsOfInterest v18.104.22.16837 Released: 2015-05-05
* OPTIMIZATION: Reduced memory usage
PointsOfInterest v22.214.171.12480 Released: 2015-04-08
* FIX: PointsOfInterest report query returned other locations than POI
* FIX: PointsOfInterest report query to include CustomID from import
PointsOfInterest v126.96.36.1999 Released: 2015-03-03
* FEATURE: Support accessing POI properties in scripting
* FIX: Added transparency to POI labels to not obfuscate vehicle markers
PointsOfInterest v188.8.131.521 Released: 2015-02-09
* FIX: Error using POI Expression with more than 20,000 POIs while deleting a category.
PointsOfInterest v184.108.40.2062 Released: 2014-12-10
* FIX: CSV import can handle file having more values than columns
PointsOfInterest v220.127.116.112 Released: 2014-11-11
* FIX: Removed occurrences of the phrase "gpsgate" to make the plugin neutral for branding
18.104.22.1689 Released: 2014-08-12
* FIX: Improved export and import when using custom fields.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v22.214.171.1244 Released: 2014-07-08
* FIX: Outside POI expression resolve variable on NotifyEnd (again)
PointsOfInterest Plugin v126.96.36.1996 Released: 2014-07-07
* FIX: Outside POI expression resolve variable on NotifyEnd
PointsOfInterest Plugin v188.8.131.523 Released: 2014-06-09
* FIX: Issue where POI were not shown if their category icon was delete
* FIX: Import control to not duplicate custom field values
* FIX: Edit poi handles duplicated values
* FIX: Import custom fields into the selected category
* FIX: Import to not setup nonsense custom field objects for site admin
* FIX: Don't truncate description to 50 chars in edit/create POI form (only in list)
PointsOfInterest Plugin v184.108.40.2064 Released: 2014-05-12
* FIX: Issue where POI categories were not shown if their category icon was deleted.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v220.127.116.114 Released: 2014-03-26
* FIX: Problem when description is null resolved.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v18.104.22.1683 Released: 2014-02-05
* FIX: Problem when resizing window.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v22.214.171.1244 Released: 2014-01-30
* FIX: Management of POI icons improved.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v126.96.36.19935 Released: 2013-11-12
* FIX: Added localization to compass rose.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v188.8.131.5297 Released: 2013-11-01
* FIX: POI Kml import longitude/latitude switched
PointsOfInterest Plugin v184.108.40.20664 Released: 2013-09-24
* FIX: Issue fixed when deleting POIs
PointsOfInterest Plugin v220.127.116.1129 Released: 2013-06-11
* FEATURE: PointsOfInterest can now have custom fields.
* FIX: PointsOfInterest is now enabled for _Administrators and _Operators when enabled in SiteAdmin
* FIX: POI EventExpression available only in applications having PointsOfInterest enabled.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v18.104.22.16841 Released: 2013-04-24
* FEATURE: The radius for POIs (Points of Interest) can now be increased for geocoding purposes. You can also show the distance and direction to a POI as a geocoding result. http://gpsgate.com/blogComment/pois_for_reverse_geocoding
PointsOfInterest Plugin v22.214.171.12407 Released: 2013-03-03
* FIX: Memory leak fixed.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v126.96.36.19911 Released: 2013-01-02
- Custom icons can be used for POI categories. http://gpsgate.com/blogComment/use_your_own_icons
PointsOfInterest Plugin v188.8.131.5235 Released: 2012-11-30
- Import bug fixed.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v184.108.40.20667 Released: 2012-11-08
- PointsOfInterest expression in event rules will no longer end for invalid positions.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v220.127.116.1140 Released: 2012-11-05
- PointsOfInterest window will no longer automatically pop up in lower right corner when activated. It can instead be found under the Windows menu.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v18.104.22.16867 Released: 2012-10-01
- Now works after switching maps without reloading view.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v22.214.171.12440 Released: 2012-09-11
- Issue with Dispatch plugin resolved.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v126.96.36.19935 Released: 2012-09-07
- MSSQL upgrade now works.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v188.8.131.5230 Released: 2012-09-05
- _ImportLocation added. Gives user right to import CSV or KML file in VehicleTracker.
- Possible to clear and delete a category.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v184.108.40.20685 Released: 2012-07-20
- Fixed Event Rules issue when a vehicle exit one POI by entering a new POI. (Any reports that depends on this bug needs to be re-processed)
PointsOfInterest Plugin v220.127.116.1143 Released: 2012-02-22
- SOAP API for adding/removing POIs. Download the following file for more info: http://update.gpsgate.com/PlatformKit/SoapKit.zip
- Added "Max map markers" setting. You can now see more than 500 POIs at a time if your computer handles it.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v18.104.22.16881 Released: 2012-01-20
- Sets up the _EditLocation privilege automatically on upgrade. All categories that a user has _ReadLocationCategory access to will now also automatically get _EditLocation access.
Later upgrades will not modify the privileges again.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v22.214.171.12475 Released: 2012-01-18
- _EditLocation privilege can now be set per category.
- Core v126.96.36.19975 compatibility.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v188.8.131.5253 Released: 2011-12-16
- POI geocoder: Sort results by zoom (higher zoom = higher priority).
PointsOfInterest Plugin v184.108.40.20682 Released: 2011-10-14
- Now much faster to generate "Time On Site" reports.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v220.127.116.1163 Released: 2011-09-21
- Fixed PointOfInterestCategories system query ORDER BY issue affecting report querys for MSSQL.
- Added POI_ID variable to Points Of Interest expression to enable notifying the POI ID in event notification message.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v18.104.22.16839 Released: 2011-09-06
- Added report "EX1000 Export POI", which can be used to export POIs from an application in CSV format. The exported file can be imported to other GpsGate Servers or custom applications.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v22.214.171.12434 Released: 2011-09-01
- Can trigger when vehicle exits/leaves POI not only arrives to POI as before.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v126.96.36.19983 Released: 2011-05-12
- Geocoding using POIs are no longer dependent on feature settings.
- POIs can now be drawn after switching maps
- POIs with invalid coordinates can no longer be saved.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v188.8.131.5218 Released: 2011-04-01
- POI Event Rule to include POIs in event reports and real time events.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v184.108.40.20609 Released: 2011-03-28
Dependent on Core 220.127.116.1109 or later.
- Import KML files.
- Much improved performance. Can handle unlimited number of POIs.
- POI geocoding now works.
- Edit POI categories.
- Set colored icons for each POI category.
PointsOfInterest Plugin v18.104.22.16845 Released: 2011-02-10
- Readded the "Add POI (here)" menu item to the map context menu.
- Fixed a bug in the POI map marker drawing (only the POIs visible in the table control was drawn).
- Various other minor fixes.