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Thread: Need help / AIM AWAY+ GPS

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    Variable Bitrate dhantiflag's Avatar
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    Need help / AIM AWAY+ GPS

    ok, so what i want to be able to do... is either just use AIM or GAIM or some program... and then as im driving around about every 5 minutes have it resetup my away message with my current location of were i am...

    so when i leave my house... it will go to like google maps and put my cords in and find me.. then make it my away message

    any ideas on how to achieve this?

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    I did a quick search and found this.

    Description from the website.
    AutoProfile is an extension to Gaim that allows users to create customized away messages and profiles using dynamic "components" that automatically update on a regular basis. Generated text can include song names from XMMS/Winamp/iTunes, fortune quotes, computer uptime, the contents of a Web page or a text file, the output of a program, and timestamps.

    External Text (+ Winamp, XMMS, iTunes, Windows Media Player)
    First and foremost, got some automatically refreshing text that is not created by any current AutoProfile components? You don't need to write a new component to add it- the Text File component reads in data from a specified file verbatim. To ensure that nothing unexpected happens, you can limit the amount of text taken from this file.
    So what you might be able to do is create a simple app that dumps your GPS location to a text file and then that plugin will do the rest.

    Good Luck.

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    Variable Bitrate dhantiflag's Avatar
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    ^^ thanks so far! i got the profile working... and its pulling from the text file... now all i need is to showhow get a link that has the cords from my GPS reciver... not sure how i plug the cords into like google maps either

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