In the Travel Companion, select your destination by entering map co-ordinates. The co-ordinates need
to be entered in Latitude/Longitude format, based on the WGS84 earth model (the model used by most
On accessing this screen, the co-ordinates of the current GPS position (or the selected map point,
referred to as the Cursor, if the map has been moved) are displayed.
The co-ordinates are always displayed in the format previously configured here, but you can enter the
co-ordinates in any of the three Latitude/Longitude formats (decimal degrees; degrees and decimal
minutes; or degrees, minutes and decimal seconds). You can even enter the latitude and longitude in
To easily enter a Latitude/Longitude pair:
The left field contains the latitude.
Check the first character: an 'N' (North) or 'S' (South) letter. This specifies whether the point is in
the Northern or the Southern hemisphere.
Use N/S to change the hemisphere if necessary.
Enter numbers for the latitude.
Use the decimal point if the degrees, minutes, or seconds are not integers.
latitude) to start entering minutes after degrees or seconds after minutes.
When finished, tap the longitude on the right, and enter it as you did with the latitude. This time the
E/W hemisphere-changing icon specifies whether the point is located East or West from the
meridian crossing Greenwich, UK.
To change the format the coordinate is displayed here and on other screens of the Travel Companion,
tap Change Format. This leads to a new screen to change the format.
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to clear the figures not matching the desired latitude.
to select the latitude and longitude entered.
Initiates a phone call to the displayed number.
Opens the map with the selected POI in the centre.
Opens the Cursor menu, and the map with the selected POI
in the centre.
(the label depends on the current cursor position inside the