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Love that it stops and lets the clock tick down every minute because the API is throttled. I would love to get my hands on the performance data there... under this kind of usage, I bet that ultimately hurts because you have setup and tear down the transaction (and maybe connection) a zillion times instead of just biting the bullet and dealing with a few large transfers. Gawd, the more I think about it, what a mess.

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It's OK I'm with GC.com and I'm here to help!

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2Katz, the BadgeGen Macro runs in GSAK (Geocaching Swiss Army Knife) -- the database program we were discussing on our hike Monday. It is a PC-only program, but it might run on one of the PC Emulator programs for Mac. Someone more knowledgable tham me would have to comment on this.

Like Patty, when I try to run the API update, it errors out everytime and then GSAK has to shut down and restart. Not sure what I'm doing wrong.

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Filter to just your finds, sort by waypoint name, Search for single digit or letter, use api [get logs] command, be sure to set max logs per cache to 5000 or higher (default is 1000), repeat for next digit or letter, continue until you are finished or just tired of it and continue later from same point. In the future you can sort by date found to narrow the field to useable sections.

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I downloaded GSAK a few days ago and it's a pretty cool tool!! Been playing with it. Thanks for sharing that tip!

It's adding the badges to my profile that I'll have to get Nicole back over to figure out. I 'think' the 'mac' term that saves in notepad, is really something about aa macro, but again, I am not a computer wiz - that's why I have the kid, to do this kind of stuff for me! :D

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I started the macro on my database. I let you know in a few days how it goes. :uglystupid2::knuppel2::tinfoil:

Is it still running? Mine has been running for 6 hours now and still rocking. The progress bar looks to be about 1/8 of the way across.

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They updated the Belts also. Expanded the levels within each belt level and added a few beyond Black.

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I started the macro on my database. I let you know in a few days how it goes. :uglystupid2::knuppel2::tinfoil:

Is it still running? Mine has been running for 6 hours now and still rocking. The progress bar looks to be about 1/8 of the way across.

Mine ran about 26 hours before cratering on the 1000 log per cache limit. I'll have to see how to change that.

I thought I had filtered my finds to years 2002 through 2006, so the test wouldn't run forever, but somehow that came undone when I ran the macro. I'll try again.

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The macro won't respect your filter - BUT you can just do the filter and then a "get logs/all in filter" from the "access gc.com" menu and then tell the macro no thanks wen it asks. It only asks five times if you want to do the big scan.

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